John Hhayes "$500 Poker Challenge" articles
The Challenge: Start with $500 and build a poker bankroll over a period of one year into a bankroll for higher-stakes games.
1. You can only play in a casino.
2. You cannot play online or in a home game (see Rule 1: only in casinos).
3. You are allowed to accept stake from backers for tournaments or cash games, but the data must be logged.