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.
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 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.”
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.
Beyond the Numbers | Competitive Poker is alive and well if the numbers for this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) are any indication.
Poker by George | “Don’t do stupid things.” I would label these as really bad mistakes — the worst blunders a poker player might make.
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Poker by George | Despite all your poker skills, you may find yourself experiencing losing sessions more often than winning.
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.
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.
Poker by George | Even when the card odds make you a huge favorite, the unexpected may happen at any time when playing poker.
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.
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.
Vincent Van Patten had other business on his trip Las Vegas — his new movie, 7 Days to Vegas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
The one constant has been the World Series of Poker. The only changes it has seen are larger venues and larger pots.
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