Posts by In Memoriam

  • Requiem for a Rounder: R.I.P., Joel ‘Bagels’ Rosenberg, a.k.a. Joey Knish

    “In the poker game of life, women are the rake.” We gave that line to Edward Norton’s Worm in the movie Rounders, but in real life, Joel “Bagels” Rosenberg said it, off the cuff, at 3 a.m., leaning against a wall at the Mayfair Club, an underground card room that used to be the center of the poker world in New York.