Poker by George | Poker players come in all sizes and shapes. Their playing traits can be tight, loose (including chasers and calling-stations), passive, aggressive, and deceptive (including bluffing, slow-playing, trapping and check-raising) – and often combinations of these.view
In Oregon a new bill amending that state’s poker laws would ban the “for profit” industry. The bill has passed through the Oregon House of Representatives and now waits for the Oregon Senate’s review and vote.view
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel and Casino proudly presents the tenth annual Grand Poker Series May 30 - July 3, 2017, hosted in the Grand Event Center with more than 90 poker tournaments spread across 35 days ranging in both buy-in amounts and disciplines.view
Poker Scene | The California State Poker Championship kicked off at Commerce Casino on Friday, April 28 with Event No. 1: $50,000 Guarantee No Limit Hold’em Double Stack featuring a $175 buy-in.view
Heavenly Poker | In my last column, we discussed various aspects of bluffing, largely based on Epstein’s book, “The Art of Bluffing;” see ad). Bluffing is a powerful form of deception. I promised to discuss another popular deceptive strategy often used at the poker table: the Check-Raise.view
Losing with pocket aces is a thing of the past at a Western Canada senior citizen center where a long running, low-stakes poker game has been halted by local authorities. The group of about 40 seniors were shut down because they were playing for cash.view
Poker Scene | I meet the most interesting people at the poker table. I was playing in a No-Limit Hold’em tournament at Hollywood Park Casino a couple of weeks ago when I had the pleasure of sitting next to Jennifer Ring Morgen.view
Winning Strategies | Several days ago, I caught up with an old friend here in town. As we were discussing a variety of people we knew, a “condition” was mentioned with at least a couple of them – “gambling problem.”view
Heavenly Poker | Bluffing is an integral part of poker. Until I read (and re-read) Epstein’s book on “The Art of Bluffing” (see ad), I had no idea of the many aspects of bluffing and other forms of deception. I fully agree with him when he says, “If you never bluff, you are bound to be a loser.”view
Registration officially opened March 31, for this year’s 48th running of the World Series of Poker, which officially opens May 30 at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino. The something-for-everyone schedule includes satellites, cash games and deep stack tournaments.view
Poker Scene | It was the poker story you couldn’t miss. My husband Robert and I were enjoying a leisurely Tuesday morning after finishing yoga (yes, Robert does yoga) when he received an urgent text.view
Winning Strategies | There are cases where the choice is between making a wager and checking – or simply not making a bet and continuing. This type of wager is rarer than the other. But, there are a number of games that feature it and it is very important to understand the differences between them. The math behind them dictates very different strategies.view
GamingToday, the Las Vegas sports and gaming publication, has been acquired by gaming visionary Bill Paulos. This will mark the end of an era for the sports and gaming publication that was founded over 40 years ago by Chuck and Eileen DiRocco.
Feist Facts | It’s time to kick off a new football season! College football begins Saturday, so here’s a look at the top 40 teams, working our way to No. 1 next week. Let’s get started with teams 40 through 21.
NFL Previews | From top to bottom, there isn’t a more tightly wound division than the AFC South. Last year the South had a wild card for the first time in five years when Tennessee advanced with a 9-7 mark.
Poker Profiles | Station Casinos’ Green Valley Ranch has a new poker room manager. We asked for an interview. Her name is Kathy Raymond and she was previously the executive director of poker operations at the Venetian poker room
Concerned that expanded sports gambling will bring additional costs for ensuring their games are on the up-and-up, college athletic departments are looking for a way to get a piece of the action.