Poker by George | In corresponding with poker math guru Tom Green, he spoke of a rather common quote that appears in the introduction of his amazing Texas Hold’em Poker Textbook.view
Poker Profiles | This month, we visit the popular South Point Casino poker room for a chat with poker room manager Joe DiGiacomo. The spry 76-year-old Rhode Island native arrived in Las Vegas in 1990.view
Heavenly Poker | What is chasing, and how can I avoid it?” That’s a very good question. Perhaps it’s not surprising many poker players are not familiar with the term, and know little about its inherent dangers. “In a few words,” I said to her, “and, I am sure Lucy will agree, chasing is calling a bet when you have a poor chance of making the best hand.view
Poker by George | This special column is dedicated to my lady friend, Anita K., a highly regarded artist/teacher (papermaking) who volunteered so much of her time to help others. Anita’s family just moved her into a facility for those requiring continual care for Alzheimer’s disease.view
Heavenly Poker | Millions of people have read Julius Fast’s book, “Body Language” since it was published back in 1970 – over 40 years ago. It introduced to the world a science called kinesics – in plain words, body language.view
Poker superstar Phil Ivey and his gambling companion “Kelly” Cheng Yin Sun have lost another round in their protracted legal battle with the Borgata Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City.view
Poker by George | Playing Texas hold’em, each player is dealt two downcards – two cards in the hole. Only you can decide whether to fold or to invest your money (chips) in those two cards – to call or make a raise.view
Heavenly Poker | I much enjoyed reading George “The Engineer” Epstein’s recent column about world-famed casino mogul Sheldon Adelson’s claim that poker is primarily a game of luck, with skill playing only a minor role.view
Poker Scene | The World Series of Poker Circuit (WSOPC) makes its only stop in Los Angeles at the Bicycle Hotel & Casino. Beginning on Friday and running through Dec. 20, the WSOPC has a mix of events, games and buy-ins to appeal to poker pros and recreational players alike.view
Winning Strategies | This past week, I ventured over to a locals casino and had what was possibly the worst video poker session I have had in years. I was playing Double Double Bonus on a Multi-Strike machine and I just had no luck from beginning to end.view
Poker by George | Playing Texas hold’em, having been dealt a pair in the hole, you stay to see the flop along with several opponents. No one raises. The flop gives you a matching card to your pair – three-of-a-kind.view
Poker superstar Phil Ivey and “Kelly” Cheng Yin Sun have now answered a payment demand from the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City as their ongoing $9.6 million legal battle continues.view
Beyond the Numbers | If anyone deserves to be in the Poker Industry Hall of Fame, it’s Jerry Stensrud. During his 25-year tenure at Commerce Casino, Stensrud helped develop Commerce Casino into the largest poker room in the world, a distinction it still holds today.view
Poker Profiles | We’re bringing you a new monthly series on the movers and shakers of the Las Vegas area poker rooms. We begin this month with Forrest Caldwell, poker room manager at Station Casinos-owned Red Rock Casino Resort.view
Poker by George | Thanks to GamingToday for the two recent columns by The Analyst regarding the controversy over Phil Ivey’s huge win while playing high-stakes baccarat at a casino in London and at another in Atlantic City. The casinos accused him of cheating. How else, they argued, could he have won so much money from them – all in all, about $20 million?view
Heavenly Poker | Recently I told you about my dinner conversation with my friend Lucy. Our discussion had to do with changing tables while playing poker at the casino. I described two situations when a table change might be a good decision.view
Earnings for Australia-based Aristocrat Leisure are moving towards record levels. The gambling machine manufacturer released a half-year fiscal financial report this week that shows net profits for the six months ending March 31 totaled $187.4 million (USD).
A new survey from Qualtrics, a Provo, Utah-based research firm says a dirty room is the most significant complaint by hotel guests. An improperly cleaned room is followed by poor wireless Internet connection as the second most abhorred hotel experience.
The $1.3 billion deal to sell Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International is no longer in the cards, according to multiple sources.
Legislation allowing casino-style gambling and lottery play online in Pennsylvania passed the state Senate on Wednesday. Lawmakers are seeking ways to raise cash to take financial pressure off of the Keystone State’s deficit-laden budget.
Las Vegas’ Steve Wynn, Chairman of Wynn Resorts, is among the top 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2016, according to The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. Wynn, 75, checked in tenth in the calculation released Tuesday.