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A big difference between good and "great"

Updated: May 10, 2005, 11:29 AM ET
By Steve Rosenbloom | Special to ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Barry Greenstein is cranky.

As he stands inside the Bellagio, where he regularly plays in the biggest cash game in the world, Greenstein and I are discussing who exactly should be called a great poker player and who shouldn't.

No. Wait. Greenstein is not exactly discussing. More like lecturing. In that contemptuous way of his. Lovably contemptuous. But contemptuous just the same.

Now, I could explain here that Greenstein's crankiness stems from the media making stars ...

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