Howard got together with some people to play Texas Hold'Em over the break. Tom Chiusano, Gary "Baba Booey" Dell'Abate and a few others played. Gary, however, didn't make it past the first hand. Howard, sensing that Gary was pretty green at the game, decided to go all in the first hand with only Gary and himself in the game. Gary took the bait on a bad hand and Howard slaughtered him. So, one hand into the game, Gary was out with nothing to do. The guys made him their "card bitch" meaning he was in charge of shuffling the deck between every hand. Tom Chiusano had brought an automatic card shuffler so Gary's job wasn't that hard, but the machine made a lot of noise and after awhile Tom asked Gary to go to another table to shuffle. Gary said he felt like a giant bitch the rest of the night. Gary said that Howard and Tom Chiusano play the game very seriously and don't tolerate any excessive talking or anything else that slows down the game. Howard agreed, saying poker is serious business and he's serious about winning. Howard ended up being the big winner of the night, landing in first place, while Tom Chiusano finished 3rd. Gary started to complain that Howard sucked all the fun out of the game but Howard cut him off saying he didn't' want to hear about that. Howard said he's not there to amuse anyone or put on a show, he just wants to play poker. Then he made fun of Gary eating incessantly while sitting out the entire game.