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WSOP recalls lessons learned from poker

WSOP recalls lessons learned from poker

posted on June 06, 2017 by

One Mann's Opinion | The most anticipated poker event of the year, the 48th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) has begun at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas as players from over 100 countries commence what can be an almost two-month journey.

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Defining pros, amateurs, recreational players

Defining pros, amateurs, recreational players

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Professionals (pros), amateurs and recreational players – these terms are often bandied about in the poker world. Personally, I am a recreational player, but do not regard myself as an amateur. 

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Partial information can lead to victory especially when focusing on the left

Partial information can lead to victory especially when focusing on the left

posted on June 06, 2017 by

Poker by George | Poker is a game of information – actually partial info. You will never have all you would like. Using tells is one way to gain that.

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Registration opens for World Series of Poker

Registration opens for World Series of Poker

posted on May 30, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The day after Memorial Day is the traditional start of the World Series of Poker. This year registration opens on Tuesday, May 30 at 9 a.m. At noon the same day is the first 2017 WSOP Warm Up.

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Santa Fe's Womer started dealing at Tropicana back in 1978

Santa Fe's Womer started dealing at Tropicana back in 1978

posted on May 30, 2017 by

Poker Profiles | We travel north this month, to Santa Fe Station, one of the only poker rooms in the northwest area and a popular one at that! Wally Womer is the poker room manager and has been at Santa Fe for the past three years. 

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Emotions will be tested over time in the game of poker

Emotions will be tested over time in the game of poker

posted on May 30, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | We are all only human and have emotions as we react to the various situations in which we often find ourselves. I can assure you there will be many occasions while playing poker that your inner feelings – your emotions – will be tested.

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Making most of pocket pairs

Making most of pocket pairs

posted on May 30, 2017 by

Poker by George | Pocket pairs will occur, on average, one out of every 17 hands dealt to you – about twice an hour. In a seven-hour session, you can expect a pocket pair about 14 times. It pays to be prepared.

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World Series of Poker returns to Hard Rock Tulsa in 2018

World Series of Poker returns to Hard Rock Tulsa in 2018

posted on May 24, 2017 by

Less than two months after Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa hosted its first World Series of Poker circuit event, the international tour has announced it will return to the casino March 15-26, 2018.

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Golden Nugget Las Vegas June Entertainment Schedule

Golden Nugget Las Vegas June Entertainment Schedule

posted on May 24, 2017 by

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations.

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Poker easy to learn, but takes a lifetime to master

Poker easy to learn, but takes a lifetime to master

posted on May 23, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Is playing poker easy or hard? As a matter of fact, it’s both. It’s easy to learn how to play. You can do that in 15-20 minutes with any poker teacher, or by just reading about it in a poker book.

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It's ok to wait for another table when you see too many sharks

It's ok to wait for another table when you see too many sharks

posted on May 23, 2017 by

Poker by George | You are a regular/frequent player at a local casino or cardroom. After playing there two or three times a week for several years, you become somewhat familiar with the “regulars” who also play there quite often.

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WSOP makes major change ending ‘November Nine’ format

WSOP makes major change ending ‘November Nine’ format

posted on May 17, 2017 by

The World Series of Poker (WSOP), conducted at the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, has announced a major presentation change ending the “November Nine” format in which the final table players waited months to complete the tournament. 

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WPT partners up with Gardens

WPT partners up with Gardens

posted on May 16, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The Gardens Casino in Hawaiian Gardens has partnered with the World Poker Tour and will bring the WPT500 for the first time to California. The WPT500 is a series of international tournaments with an accessible buy-in starting at $550 held at premiere casino properties around the globe.

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Being able to handle those curve balls

Being able to handle those curve balls

posted on May 16, 2017 by

Poker by George | You never know whence words of wisdom applicable to the game of poker will emanate. Reading the Los Angeles Jewish Journal, I came upon a column about Jewish Youth baseball players. 

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Final seven tips for playing winning poker

Final seven tips for playing winning poker

posted on May 16, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | As promised, here are more Poker Tips to help you on your journey to become a winner when playing Texas Hold’em. Continuing from where we left off.

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Wednesday at Cal State Tournament features $1M guarantee

Wednesday at Cal State Tournament features $1M guarantee

posted on May 09, 2017 by

Poker Scene | The California State Poker Championship at Commerce Casino continues this week with a variety of events to help you build your bankroll before the World Series of Poker begins at the end of the month.

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Questioning my dad's math doesn't compute

Questioning my dad's math doesn't compute

posted on May 09, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Through the years that I have been analyzing games, occasionally I get an email from someone criticizing my dad’s work. They had found some error or imperfection in his math.

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Dozen tips for playing winning poker

Dozen tips for playing winning poker

posted on May 09, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Here are a dozen great tips for playing Texas hold’em – winning poker, that is. More will follow.

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Playing hands too tight can prove costly

Playing hands too tight can prove costly

posted on May 09, 2017 by

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.

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Oregon bill would ban 'for profit' poker industry

Oregon bill would ban 'for profit' poker industry

posted on May 06, 2017 by

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.

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