When the pandemic hit, Bill's home poker group couldn’t meet in person to play, so he asked his fresh-out of college son to use that new computer science degree to write some software that would enable he and his buddies to play a high-low game called 7-27, along with a video interface. Within a few days, Bill and his crew were up and running playing a basic game over the internet.
Seeing his group “together” laughing, playing cards, and having a great time was the spark that started PokerCows. Bill figured if his group was having this much fun with one basic game, imagine what a platform with a variety of games and options could deliver.
In March of 2023, PokerCows beta-launched with 15 dealer’s choice games, including No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em. PokerCows provides a private table environment for friends and family to play dealer’s choice poker games. You can make them as crazy as you want with options ranging from “low hole wild” to “roll your own” to “high-low split.” It’s designed for fun and to bring friends and family together along with all the laughs that accompany a home dealer’s choice poker game.
Bill and I had a lot of fun talking about his new endeavor as well as plenty other topics.
00:05 TPG, Inc. Sponsor
02:08 Shoutout to Bill Neiland& Active 8
05:27 Poker Cows
09:27 Platform for Friends
11:09 Split Pot Games
13:36 Promo Video
18:51 Poker Cows Interface
25:37 Software Development
27:54 Entrepreneur Background
32:13 Foundation and Team
38:50 Marketing & Promotion
47:50 Career & Education Lessons
51:45 Rentals in HSV
57:05 Retirees & Assisted Living
01:00:43 Father & Golf League
01:05:45 Golf Talk/Vegas
01:15:45 Pebble Beach/Bandon Dunes
01:22:15 Gambling Story/More Golf
01:33:10 2 Amazing Gambling Stories
For more information on Poker Cows visit them at https://www.pokercows.com
Photo credit and video clip credit to Active 8 Communications. https://active-8.com
Host/Interviewer: M. Troy Bye, Owner, Our Town Podcast
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