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Poker may be useful key in battling Alzheimer's

Poker may be useful key in battling Alzheimer's

posted on April 17, 2019 by

Poker by George | What does the game of poker have to do with Alzheimer’s disease? Can you guess?

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Mississippi Stud Poker has unique history

Mississippi Stud Poker has unique history

posted on April 10, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | The next step in the evolution was to create a game that has a higher volatility. You wager more, but you can win more.
 

 

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Cost-to-Play important to poker success

Cost-to-Play important to poker success

posted on April 10, 2019 by

Poker by George | The majority of players are destined to “donate” some of their money. To a significant extent, that’s because of the Cost-to-Play, most of which goes to the casino.

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Let it Ride a classic

Let it Ride a classic

posted on April 03, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | I believe that each successful game in the history of table games has had a unique gimmick that has made it memorable for the player. 

 

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'Miami' John viable candidate for Poker HOF

'Miami' John viable candidate for Poker HOF

posted on April 03, 2019 by

Beyond the Numbers | James Woods may have found the real ace. "Miami” John Cernuto has been coaching the legendary actor and he credits much of his tournament success to Cernuto.

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Want to turn pro? You may go broke trying

Want to turn pro? You may go broke trying

posted on April 03, 2019 by

Poker by George | Dr. Schoonmaker offers good reasons for reconsidering that idea. By way of example, he notes that even some of the top pros have ended up broke. 

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Seniors poker tourney to draw big crowd

Seniors poker tourney to draw big crowd

posted on March 27, 2019 by

Poker by George | Claude Pepper Seniors Poker Tournament scheduled for April 5 at the Lucky Lady Casino.

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Dreaming of cashing in on a big pot

Dreaming of cashing in on a big pot

posted on March 20, 2019 by

Poker by George | After mucking several hands preflop, Sally was dealt pocket deuces. She was in the Big Blind and there were no raises, so she got to see the flop for “free.”

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To muck or stay? GT readers weigh in

To muck or stay? GT readers weigh in

posted on March 13, 2019 by

Poker by George | To recall, it was about a hand that I was dealt in a limit $4-$8 hold’em game with 1/2 Kill at Larry Flynt’s Hustler Casino in Gardena, Calif.

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Finding 'Pigeons' no problem in LV rooms

Finding 'Pigeons' no problem in LV rooms

posted on March 06, 2019 by

Poker by George | Apparently, PokerFitz has solved this problem by playing against the many tourists in Las Vegas who are “Poker Pigeons” (they play much too many poor starting hands).

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Poker Hall of Fame should bring Yosh Nakano in

Poker Hall of Fame should bring Yosh Nakano in

posted on February 27, 2019 by

Beyond the Numbers | Poker needs more ambassador icons like Yosh Nakano. The Poker Hall of Fame would be better with Yosh Nakano as a member.

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The art of the tell important part of game

The art of the tell important part of game

posted on February 27, 2019 by

Poker by George | Most recreational poker players will neglect to seek out such tells from their opponents

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Muck or stay? Every poker player's dilemma

Muck or stay? Every poker player's dilemma

posted on February 20, 2019 by

Poker by George | With so many opponents raising and calling, there was a good chance someone already held a bigger pair in the hole.

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Strategy will pay off in Four Card Poker Part II

Strategy will pay off in Four Card Poker Part II

posted on February 13, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | As promised in last week’s column, I conclude my story about Four Card Poker. The strategy is broken into two parts. 

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There should always be a place for women in poker

There should always be a place for women in poker

posted on February 13, 2019 by

Poker by George | Poker has many outstanding celebrity women, but does it have its fair share of women playing at the tables in casinos and card rooms?

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Four Card Poker has simple strategies

Four Card Poker has simple strategies

posted on February 06, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | There is an extra decision in Four Card Poker that does not exist in Three Card Poker. 

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Be careful when holding Ace-rag

Be careful when holding Ace-rag

posted on February 06, 2019 by

Poker by George | Let’s focus on Ace-rag in the hole while playing Texas hold’em.

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Going over the basic poker skills

Going over the basic poker skills

posted on January 30, 2019 by

Poker by George | Here’s our annual Poker Skills and Strategies Review. All of these are essential to playing winning poker.

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Plenty of possibilities in Three Card Poker

Plenty of possibilities in Three Card Poker

posted on January 23, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | The critical hand is Q-6-4. The player can expect to lose “only” about 18,300 units, which is a little less than folding.

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Key skills, strategies to take to the poker table

Key skills, strategies to take to the poker table

posted on January 16, 2019 by

Poker by George | Like everyone else who plays poker, your ultimate goal is to go home a winner. Win more and bigger pots. Lose fewer hands containing as few chips as possible.

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