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Deception key tool for winning in Poker

Deception key tool for winning in Poker

posted on August 15, 2019 by

Poker by George | Playing poker, there are two ways to win the pot: One is to hold the best hand at the showdown; and two, be highly skilled at deception.

Keeping track of your poker chips is smart

Keeping track of your poker chips is smart

posted on August 08, 2019 by

Poker by George | Table image can be a powerful factor at the poker table and strongly influence how people play their hands against such a mountain of chips.

Poker good for a healthy brain

Poker good for a healthy brain

posted on August 02, 2019 by

Poker by George | Why do you play poker? There may be several benefits. Most poker players will respond to this question: “To win money, of course.”

Dispelling fallacies at the poker table

Dispelling fallacies at the poker table

posted on July 27, 2019 by

Poker By George | Assuming there is no cheating, the cards are random as they are dealt out of the deck; still, sometimes, hand after hand, the cards just fall into place to make you the winner.

This year’s WSOP was a memorable one

This year’s WSOP was a memorable one

posted on July 24, 2019 by

Beyond the Numbers | Competitive Poker is alive and well if the numbers for this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) are any indication. 

Worst blunders a poker player might make

Worst blunders a poker player might make

posted on July 22, 2019 by

Poker by George | “Don’t do stupid things.” I would label these as really bad mistakes — the worst blunders a poker player might make.

The Tables are Sizzling Hot with Cash at Rampart

The Tables are Sizzling Hot with Cash at Rampart

posted on July 19, 2019 by

Rampart Casino invites customers to join in on the fun with August’s gaming promotions.

Losing happens in poker, but it doesn’t have to be habit

Losing happens in poker, but it doesn’t have to be habit

posted on July 10, 2019 by

Poker by George | Despite all your poker skills, you may find yourself experiencing losing sessions more often than winning.

Luck and skill interact at the poker table

Luck and skill interact at the poker table

posted on July 03, 2019 by

Poker by George | Luck is topic of considerable interest to all of us, including poker players. After all, luck plays a very big role in the game.

World Series of Poker's growth is not surprising

World Series of Poker's growth is not surprising

posted on June 26, 2019 by

Beyond the Numbers | I have been playing in the World Series of Poker (WSOP) almost since it began in 1970, and this year there was an excitement in the air I haven’t felt in years.

Better to be good than lucky at the poker table

Better to be good than lucky at the poker table

posted on June 26, 2019 by

Poker by George | Even when the card odds make you a huge favorite, the unexpected may happen at any time when playing poker.  

Readers weigh in on luck versus skill in poker

Readers weigh in on luck versus skill in poker

posted on June 19, 2019 by

Poker by George | Eighty percent of a poker player’s results are a matter of luck. Yes, luck (chance) is a big factor. But I don’t think it accounts for anywhere near 80 percent of the results.

Best hand not always needed to win in poker

Best hand not always needed to win in poker

posted on June 12, 2019 by

Poker by George | Your objective when playing poker is to win as many chips as possible. There are situations where you can win chips without holding the best hand at the showdown.

7 Days to Vegas an atypical betting movie

7 Days to Vegas an atypical betting movie

posted on June 05, 2019 by

Vincent Van Patten had other business on his trip Las Vegas  — his new movie, 7 Days to Vegas. 

World Series of Poker underway in Las Vegas

World Series of Poker underway in Las Vegas

posted on June 05, 2019 by

Poker by George | This year’s World Series of Poker got underway last week with 89 events, building up to the main event on July 3 – 59 days in all.

Jack Binion recalls World Series of Poker

Jack Binion recalls World Series of Poker

posted on June 05, 2019 by

Gaming Insider | Jack Binion was taking a leisurely stroll along Memory Lane several days ago, poking and prodding distant moments about the World Series of Poker.

Playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em can pay

Playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em can pay

posted on May 29, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | From what I have heard, the hold for Ultimate Texas Hold’em is in the 25-30 percent range. A number of things contribute to a high hold.

Farewell to an old friend at San Manuel

Farewell to an old friend at San Manuel

posted on May 29, 2019 by

Beyond the Numbers | It felt like the industry lost a family member on April 30. I was playing in the San Manuel poker room the night the final hand was dealt.

Pigeons are there for the plucking

Pigeons are there for the plucking

posted on May 29, 2019 by

Poker by George | Picture, a person who is a sap or a sucker, a chump or a dupe. These are all common synonyms used to describe a person who is a “pigeon.” 

World Series of Poker hits the big 5-0

World Series of Poker hits the big 5-0

posted on May 22, 2019 by

The one constant has been the World Series of Poker. The only changes it has seen are larger venues and larger pots.