Steve Friess

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Quick Bits from Steve Friess, Politico senior writer, '12 Knight-Wallace fellow & Vegas expatriate freelancer.

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At audition/test for Who Wants To Be A Millionaire :

Poor Julie Zerbel put in a YEAR looking for this!!! Ed Kaplan, man, you owe her dinner, preferably w/o frozen veggies: #fb

Just had breakfast w #phantom superfan Janis Sartin, who is now at 57 viewings in #Vegas. Her and her license plate:

Tony Bennett bows. "should we keep goin'?" uh, it's only been an hour. Then again, he'll be 85 in a week or so...

Where am I??! #fb

Friesster's 127 Hours:

Anyone have any idea why the days inn in cedar city picked this price for pets?

Buffet

Just got inside a newly renovated room. First pic now, more on blog later #fb #Vegas

Umm... I started with $3. Ok. Must go now...

Trivia time! What is this replacing ? #fb

Ladies & gents, the ferris wheel! (no, really) #Vegas

Gosh, ,If only we had a #food writer around to determine if ol' Angelica is right. #fb vvvvvvvvvvvvv

#Vegas at dusk as I hit the sack after #WSOP #poker. Pretty. #fb

#WSOP folk set up table of 10. 1st time all final 9 will play together. A long #poker session now could help em in Nov:

Down to 10! Here's chip leader Eoghan O'Dea of Ireland, working out his count. His dad was once at #WSOP final table, too:

It's grind time at #WSOP. 12 left, 3 must bust tonight. Everyone playing now has won at least $607k

Dear : these green/red parking lights don't work anymore, see?

Up close with a fan #WSOP #poker

The folks in red sand bucket hats are friends of of Henderson. Started in 15th today, now in 6th. #WSOP #poker