Heavenly Poker | According to my oft-used and well-abused Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “texture” is “the visual or tactile surface characteristics and appearance of something.” What does that surface look like? How does it feel to your touch?view
Winning Strategies | Three Card Poker remains the most successful table game of all time, in terms of the number of tables out there. The game is so simple it also provides me with a great opportunity to explain many concepts of gaming analysis.view
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape.view
Poker Scene | The 48th World Series of Poker (WSOP) is set to run from May 30 to July 17 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The 2017 WSOP will kick off with the $565 No-Limit Hold’em Casino Employees event on Wednesday, May 31.view
Heavenly Poker | Seated at the poker table along with eight other players (plus the dealer), I know how important it is to focus my attention on the game – on every hand dealt.view
Heavenly Poker | Skill – expertise – is essential to winning at the poker table. There are many aspects of skill. Working with my poker mentor, George “The Engineer” Epstein, here are our favorite 15 skill forms for limit hold’em:view
Poker Scene | The Venetian poker room is hosting the New Year’s Extravaganza through January 8. The series, which has been running since December 22, features $695,000 in guaranteed prize pools.view
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
Clear the Bases | Over the season, you can expect my top MLB picks and betting angles, current baseball news, and the inside scoop from our own race and sports directors on the biggest bets and who is making them.
Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, has shed some new light on the leagues recent revelation that it would seek one percent fee from all wagers on its games should sports betting be legalized in the U.S.
Downtown Las Vegas’ Mob Museum has unveiled several new high-tech exhibits exploring law enforcement methods of identifying, apprehending, and prosecuting criminals, now placing visitors in the shoes of law enforcement officers.
Representatives of Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, along with other industry executives, are moving forward with an effort to have a grass turf course installed at Finger Lakes in the near future.
While the Vegas Golden Knights continue to make history as the National Hockey League enters its second century, there is no question that the Montreal Canadiens dominated the league’s first 100 seasons.