Alex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

George Osborne, Poker Player

30 May 2012 13:28

May God protect me from my friends. That, I suggest, should be George Osborne’s reaction to Ben Brogan’s Telegraph column…

Amarillo Slim, 1928-2012

1 May 2012 10:45

From one great Texan to another: Amarillo Slim, giant of poker and peddler of western wisecracks, has died. Now that…

America’s Crazy War on Poker

16 April 2011 2:26

Though it’s not as calamitous as the War on Drugs, Washington’s War on Poker* is even dumber than that long-running…

Playing Poker with Iran

29 October 2009 17:19

Robert Kagan worries that Barack Obama isn’t a strong enough poker player to beat Iran. This is probably not much…