Matt Coneybeare


CZ Poker Reunion, Keane

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Amazing Poker Hand My Favorite Tree Keane Keane Di and Me

This past Friday, I called up a few friends from the CZ days to play some poker. Kate Vescera, Brewer Ben and John Hung came out to play with our non-tournament rules and we had a blast! One of the most amazing hands you will ever see better hands of the evening is in the pic above. John had been playing agressively all night and decided to play this hand blind (meaning he didn’t look at his cards). Kate called as normal. So out come 3, then 4, then 5 cards and there was a full-house on the table, Kings and Eights. Assuming they were going to split the pot John goes all in. He didn’t know Kate was holding a bomb… she had pocket Jacks, giving her a better full house than the one on the table. She called and showed her Jacks. John was devistated but he still hadn’t looked at his cards. He turns one over hoping for a miricle… A. Just killing time, he stalled and turned over the next card slowly. Another A, giving him a the highest full-house! It was a crazy hand. Di and I went to go see Keane on Saturday evening at the Berkeley Community Theater. I have seen them before up close and personal before they were big but this show had a much nicer sound system and they rocked. Di was pretty impressed by them too. For those of you that aren’t into the Tool-esqe stuff I usually listen to, this band is probably more your style. Check out the video below. More pics here. PS: If this page is all white and you cant see the movie, you need to update your flash player or you can click this link to download the movie.

Keane - January 27th, 2007 - Berkeley Community Theater - Bedshaped


My name is Matt Coneybeare, I design and develop for the web, iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch), and MacOS out of New York City. In 2008 I started a software company called Urban Apps that has made some pretty popular apps such as Ambiance and Hourly News. In 2019, I joined the team at Ticket Evolution as a Senior Software Engineer. My current Stack Overflow reputation is about 27k.

I was a Rockstar a decade ago, but then went back to school and collected a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley and a MBA from Quantic. Now I am settled down with my beautiful wife Di and our dog Hamachi. When not at my desk, I love exploring New York City as a Yelp Elite, or training for marathons.

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