Winning Strategies | If you play Texas hold’em, you’re always rooting for a suited hand (if not pairs). If you look at your pocket cards one at a time and the first one is an ace, you’re almost disappointed if your second card is an unsuited jack.
The Coco Poker Open will begin an 11-day run at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Thursday, September 24.
Poker Scene | As summer winds down, it’s a great time to play poker tournaments in California and Nevada. These events feature buy-ins that will appeal both to professional and recreational players.
Heavenly Poker | Every poker player loves to see an Ace in the hole. Sure, playing Texas hold’em, two Aces in the hole would be even better!
Adventures with Lady Luck | In life, if there is one thing poker has taught me, it is that the game is constantly changing. We have to learn to harmonize with those changes. To be successful at poker and life we must adjust...
Poker by George | For your edification, we shared preflop probabilities and corresponding odds for various types of hands you might be dealt.
Poker Deals | Mandalay Bay’s poker room features players’ favorite poker games, from Texas Hold’em to Crazy Pineapple and Omaha High. They also offer weekly tournaments and high hand bonuses.
Slot Club Spotlight | Aliante Casino/Hotel is a full service resort located in North Las Vegas featuring over slot and video poker machines, table games, Poker Pro tables, a race and sportsbook, pool and spa, dining, movie theaters and more.
Poker by George | Why do so many avid poker players tend to shy away from anything that has to do with the mathematics of poker? Then they blame bad luck for another losing session. Poker Math primarily consists of (1) probabilities, and (2) poker odds.
Adventures with Lady Luck | Recently, I had the pleasure of seeing my friend and “sicko” Loni Harwood, take down one of the biggest titles of her career, The National Championship of the World Series of Poker for $340,000.
Poker Scene | Women have been dominating some of the biggest tournaments of the summer. The winning streak started at the 2015 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas when Carol Fuchs became the only female winner of an open event this summer.
Poker by George | My15-hour class included the Four Basic Rules for Winning, the Hold’em Algorithm, figuring and using your outs and odds, and the Art of Bluffing. My new book is the text for the bluffing portion of the class.
They always say work hard, play harder. This principle is really fun when applied to poker tournament destination vacations. There is nothing like going to an exotic location and enjoying a new adventure with the prospect of also potentially winning millions of dollars. With that in mind, here are my top five upcoming poker tournament destination work and play vacations for you to consider.