Heavenly Poker | We are only human; we all make mistakes. That happens both while playing poker and in life. (Why are there so many divorces?) At least in poker, the mistakes can only cost you some chips (money).view
VIP On the Mark | If you hung in as I did for the entire 12 hour ESPN telecast of the World Series of Poker Main Event final table that ended at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, it was as riveting as any in tourney history.view
John Hennigan, the five-time World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelet winner, and Mori Eskandani, a television production executive who helped make the game a TV staple, are the newest members of the Poker Hall of Fame.view
Southern California poker players will have more opportunities to win extra cash at Pala Casino Spa & Resort in August when the Poker Room will host its Pala Super Deep Stack tournaments.view
The 2018 World Series of Poker $10,000 buy-in Main Event is down to just 310 after beginning last week with a field of 7,874. The chip leader in the quest for the championship bracelet and the first-place prize of $8.8 million is Barry Hutter with 5,597,000 heading into Day 5.view
Poker by George | Laying in bed the other morning, I thought about a particular hand I recently won at the Hustler Casino. It was a $4-$8 limit hold’em game with a full table of nine players. I was a bit behind, and it was close to the time for me to pack up and go home; so, I was hoping for a win.view
Beyond the Numbers | I still can’t believe I have cashed in poker tournaments every year for fifty years. When you make poker your life for over half a century, you make it into a very exclusive club. I have to admit, playing poker for a living has taken a toll...view
Wise Kracks | Over the last few weeks, I have played some poker, which is something I rarely do. I find poker to be very profitable when the WSOP is in town, as most sharps do. However, my problem is I cannot stand the poker environment for any length of time.view
Heavenly Poker | There is a significant cost to play poker in casinos and cardrooms. You cannot fault the casino; it has substantial expenses and must make a profit to stay in business. If you won’t accept these costs, you could seek a home game – as do many recreational players. Your choice.view
Poker by George | Every poker player develops an image. It is determined by how you play the hands dealt to you, which your opponents at the table can readily identify: tight or loose; passive or aggressive; and/or deceptive (likely to bluff.).view
Winning Strategies | Just over two months to go until National Video Poker Day (Sept. 6 aka 9/6). We’ve got a lot to cover between now and then. The past few weeks, I’ve covered some of how the strategy for video poker is developed, which all culminated in the creation of a strategy table.view
Heavenly Poker | A well-experienced poker player named Will responded to my column, “Top this baddie!” in the June 5 issue of GamingToday.view
Poker by George | Today, I want to reward my loyal readers by sharing “the secret” to Winning at the poker table: Don’t Lose. In a few words, the idea is simply to minimize the number of hands – and reduce the pot size – that you lose.view
New York Lawmakers wrapped up their 2018 session last month without passing regulations for sports betting but that’s not stopping casinos and sports wagering companies from lining up for a piece of the action.
Lady Gaga fans are about to get two shows, but not for the price of one. Information has leaked that the pop diva’s upcoming Las Vegas residency will have two different shows in contrasting formats.
Word from Mississippi that legal sports betting, expected to begin this weekend, is not quite ready to commence in the Magnolia State.
The NCAA has announced plans to study how the expansion of legalized betting could affect college athletics and member schools.
As anticipated for months, Japan’s parliament has now approved a new law allowing integrated casino/resorts to open in a renewed effort to increase foreign visitors.