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Golden Nugget Las Vegas unveils August Entertainment schedule

posted on July 26, 2016 by

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations.

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WSOP adds Casino Royale in the Caribbean to the fold

posted on July 21, 2016 by

Sint Maarten is one of the new, international stops added to the 13th season of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit. It is the only Caribbean stop and Sonesta Maho Beach Resort’s well known Casino Royale will be the venue.

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Cliff Josephy emerges as chip leader at WSOP final table

posted on July 20, 2016 by

A Long Island poker veteran has emerged as the chip leader at the final table of nine players in the marquee Main Event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

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Women at WSOP had chip lead on Day 4

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker Scene | Let’s salute the women at the World Series of Poker. Historically, only one woman, Barbara Enright, has ever made the final table of the Main Event.

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For poker, texture has a key meaning

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Heavenly Poker | The word “texture” has several meanings according to Wikipedia. The most common is “the visual and especially tactile quality of a surface.

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Lessons in limit Texas hold'em

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker by George | Assuming your goal is to be a winning poker player, there are many lessons to be learned. Here is a good example applied to the game of limit Texas hold’em.

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Hard Rock Casino offering variety of poker deals

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker Deals | The Hard Rock Casino Hotel Las Vegas hosts a variety of poker promotions throughout the week. All quads and straight flushes receive $75, available daily.

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Yahoo offers odd column advice on table games

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | This past week there was a column about table games and why you should play Three Card Poker over Let It Ride and Caribbean Stud Poker.

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Fears of a Brexit effect hurting WSOP prove to be unfounded

posted on July 14, 2016 by

Fears of a "Brexit effect" hurting the World Series of Poker proved to be unfounded. the marquee event in the ongoing 69-event poker tournament tallied 344 players from the U.K., up 23 percent from the 279 who played last year.

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WSOP 2016 now in full flight at the Rio

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Poker Scene | The World Series of Poker Main Event kicked off last Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. This was the first of three flights in the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em championship event.

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Big poker August at South Point

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Poker Deals | South Point players will have the opportunity to qualify for the $10,000 Texas Hold-Em Player Appreciation Poker Tournament set to take place on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. The top 40 poker players with the most hours earned will qualify for the tournament.

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Essential traits leading to winning poker

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Heavenly Poker | Patience, diligence and perseverance are essential traits you must have – or develop – if you aspire to win money at the poker table. Otherwise you can expect to be one of the estimated 80 to 90 percent of the players who rarely win.

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Israeli poker players find ways to succeed

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Poker by George | Will the State of Israel have legalized poker? Since its founding in 1948 games of chance – including poker – have been outlawed in Israel; although it is estimated over 100,000 Israelis enjoy playing poker. Most participate in underground games.

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It's Main Event time at WSOP

posted on July 05, 2016 by

It’s Main Event time or No. 68 on your schedule. However you wish to call it, this is the 47th annual edition of the World Series of Poker, which gets underway this Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Rio.

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Pechanga no pal of PokerStars

posted on July 05, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | A seven-tribe coalition, led by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians, owners of Pechanga Casino, California’s largest, is demanding substantial changes to California AB 2863, the Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2016.

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Flynt looks out for players at Hustler

posted on July 05, 2016 by

Heavenly Poker | There are many reason why Larry Flynt’s Hustler Casino in Gardena, Calif., is my favorite local casino, where I enjoy playing $4-$8 limit hold’em. For one thing it posts its “Patron Code of Conduct” in clearly written and printed in bold-face.

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Poker vs. golf? We’ll take poker any day

posted on July 05, 2016 by

Poker by George | Both poker and golf depend on individual skills. Most people play for recreation; winning is the goal. In both games, the pros are relatively few. About 25 million Americans play golf. There are more than 60 million poker players.

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Luxor Preferred Player’s Tournament

posted on July 05, 2016 by

Poker Deals | The Luxor poker room will host its next popular Preferred Player’s Tournament on Saturday. It is open to all players as a player appreciation event. The buy-in is $100 for 10,000 starting chips and the level length will be 30 minutes.

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Celebrities on hand for MGM poker tournament

posted on June 28, 2016 by

Poker Deals | This Saturday, comedian/actor, Brad Garrett will host a Celebrity Poker Tournament to benefit the Maximum Hope Foundation. The tourney will be held next to the Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill.

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Spain's Mateos making history at WSOP

posted on June 28, 2016 by

Poker Scene | Adrian Mateos, a 21-year-old Spanish poker pro, won his second career bracelet at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas last week.

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