Poker by George | Once in a while you will find yourself in a situation where you must quickly make an important decision. It happens in life as well as at the poker table. In life, it can even be life-threatening. At the poker table, it can only cost you some chips.view
Poker Scene | I had the most amazing time in the Big O tournament at Hollywood Park Casino this Saturday. I made the final table with two other women, Chellie Campbell and Lulu Flippin, who ended up in second and first, respectively.view
Winning Strategies | I was asked this past week about the process of analyzing a game. The real trick is not coming up with the payback of win frequencies. I’m really in search of the proper strategy for the player to play.view
Heavenly Poker | In the previous issue of GamingToday, we gave you a three-part quiz so you could evaluate how well you play Texas hold’em. Today, we offer you a second quiz. See how well you do on this one. How skilled are you?view
Poker Scene | Card rooms all over Los Angeles have been stepping up their game the past year, – whether it was the new $50-million hotel at the Bicycle Casino or the $90-million expansion of the Gardens Casino – I was impressed.view
Poker by George | A remarkable man: Larry Flynt was born in 1942 in Kentucky, into a poverty-stricken family, and rose to fame and wealth. Larry Flynt opened the Hustler Casino in Gardena, Calif. Earlier, in 1978.view
Heavenly Poker | My friend Lucy suggested I help my readers to determine how well they play Texas hold’em. Win frequency may not be the best way to evaluate poker skills – at least not in the short run. “Luck is too big a factor,” she explained.view
The Poker Scene | After the World Series of Poker concludes in mid-July, the next series I always look forward to is the World Poker Tour (WPT) Legends of Poker at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino that starts in late July.view
Heavenly Poker | You are in a game of limit Texas hold’em. There is one player at your table who frequently offers to “check it down.”view
Poker Deals | The 12th annual Arizona State Poker Championship No Limit Hold’em Tournament will take place this Friday and run through Tuesday, Aug. 16 in The Arena Poker Room at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale.view
The $100,000-guaranteed Delaware Poker Championship highlights a massive Championship Weekend of seven elite events at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino’s Poker Room from Aug. 31-Sept. 5.view
Poker by George | We were at a full table of $4-$8 limit Texas hold’em. It was a fairly loose game, with some occasional raising. An attractive young woman was seated two places to my left, with three racks-plus of chips piled high in front of her.view
Heavenly Poker | Poker has its ups and downs. We call that variance. One minute you are well ahead. You look down at your racks of chips. A few minutes later, while betting a super great hand, a lone opponent – not even a good player – calls to see the river.view
Poker Deals | Rick Harrison of History’s hit reality show “Pawn Stars” leads his 3rd Annual Pawn Stars Poker Run to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Nevada on Sunday, Oct. 2. Harrison is a spokesperson for the National Epilepsy Foundation.view
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey.view
Poker Scene | The 47th Annual WSOP $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em Championship played down to the November Nine on Monday. The players will return to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on October 30 to begin play to crown this year’s World Champion.view
Dye-ing to Know | When the pointspread for Super Bowl XXIX came out in January 1995, and the San Francisco 49ers were favored by 19 points or more over the San Diego Chargers, Jay Kornegay knew he and his staff had to do something.
VIP FREE PREVIEW Denny the Dog | I know you’re tired of hearing it, but I’m going to tell you again because it’s absolutely true. Bill Belichick is a genius and Tom Brady is super human.
Vegas Sports Books | Before the fourth quarter of the AFC Championship game started, the Westgate SuperBook posted a Super Bowl line with the Patriots -3 over the Falcons and a total of 58, the highest Super Bowl total ever.
Oddsmakers like the New England Patriots by a field goal over the Atlanta Falcons in what experts think will be a high-scoring Super Bowl. Most are also expecting an offensive showdown, with an over/under of 59 at some sports books the biggest ever in Super Bowl history.
MGM Resorts has announced it's once again delaying the opening of its new MGM Cotai casino. Now the resort is not planned to open until the second half of 2017. Its debut had been previously scheduled for the second quarter.