TXI Presents Rounders, Part 3: Overcoming A Bad Beat

Rounders, Not Your Average Poker Club

Over the last year, entertainment venues have been dealt a bad hand. COVID shattered businesses and those that remained were left with uncertainty. Despite challenges beyond their wildest dreams, Rounders Social Club in San Antonio Texas reinvented the Poker Room into a private, members-only Social Club. Dave Smart and Eric Thomas opened Rounders in 2018. Today, Rounders provides a safe, legal space for players to enjoy their favorite poker games.


Overcoming A Bad Beat

Rounders Card Club has to overcome challenges many of which other small businesses in Texas have had to endure such as COVID in 2020 and Snowpocalypse in 2021 which devastated the San Antonio region and beyond. Additionally, Rounders had to face adversity and legality issues from the very beginning. In poker, a bad beat is when a player has what appears to be a strong hand, loses nevertheless. Although Rounders has been dealt bad hands, they have been able to overcome their bad beats and came out with a royal flush.


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