Pauly is a writer, traveler, and insomniac. Pauly is a native New Yorker who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

Buy Pauly’s books via Amazon. He is the author of two novels and one non-fiction book.

Pauly penned a memoir about his experiences as a gambling reporter in Las Vegas titled Lost Vegas: The Redneck Riviera Existentialist Conversations with Strippers, and the World Series of Poker (2010). A French version of Lost Vegas was published in 2011 by Inculte.

Pauly’s first novel Jack Tripper Stole My Dog was published in 2011. The novel takes place in 2002 and centers around a Russian cab driver from Brooklyn.

Pauly’s second novel Fried Peaches debuts in late 2015. It is a rock-n-roll novel. Follow @PeachesNovel for updates.

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Release Date: December 2015

Pauly is a freelance writer specializing in poker, sportsbetting, music, television, sports, and pop culture. He has written for both print and online publications. He also covered poker tournaments in over a dozen different countries. Here is a master list of his freelance clients. If you are interested in hiring him for freelance work, here is his contact info.

Pauly appeared in the 2013 documentary film Bet, Raise, Fold.

Pauly is also a short story author. Here is a master list of short stories that appeared in Truckin’ from 2002-2011.

You can find Pauly on Twitter at @taopauly. He is also the mastermind behind: @CoventryMusic@TaoBacon, and @OcelotSports.

Pauly was one of the original owners of Fantasy Sports Live, a daily sports fantasy site that was sold in 2013. 

Pauly created a few blogs including: Tao of PaulyTao of BaconTao of PokerCoventry Music, Truckin’ and Ocelot Sports.