Poker Scene | In the poker world, the name Caro represents integrity in poker. But before Phyllis Caro became the well-respected casino executive she is known as today, she worked her way up the ranks starting as a dealer.view
Poker by George | Here’s startling news: Artificial Intelligence (AI) scientists have developed a computer program that can beat the pros playing no-limit Texas hold’em. As complicated as the game is and with so many important decisions to be made, AI is proving a computer can beat the best human players.view
Nevada poker rooms generated $117 million in revenue in 2016. Nevada is home to 73 card rooms, the majority in Las Vegas and Reno.view
Poker by George | It was the day after Christmas, and I was playing $4-$8 limit hold’em with ½-Kill at the Hustler Casino. I was a bit behind when our table broke up, and I was sent to a seat at a nearby table.view
Heavenly Poker | Every poker player displays an image – a mental picture of the kind of player he is that other players assign to him based on how he has been playing his hands. Is he tight, loose, aggressive, or passive – or a combination of these? Or, perhaps he is deceptive – often bluffs or slow-plays or check-raises.view
Poker Profiles | The Orleans poker room is one of the largest in Las Vegas catering to both locals and tourists. I interviewed Garrett Okahara, the poker room manager at Orleans for some background information and what makes his room so popular for poker players.view
Poker Scene | Los Angeles-based poker pro Brian Nadell had a great week at the Los Angeles Poker Classic (LAPC). On Monday, January 16 – he cashed in Event No. 4: $350 Pot-Limit Omaha 8 or Better.view
Heavenly Poker | My friend and poker buddy Lucy invited me for dinner. As we were enjoying a glass of wine while the food was in the oven, she raised the topic she wanted to discuss with me: “Irene, what’s your opinion about seating and position in a game of hold’em?” Good question.view
Poker by George | A recent issue of Card Player magazine described an interesting no-limit hold’em tournament hand involving poker great Phil Ivey and one other player. (We’ll call him Dan.) Both started the hand with mounds of chips.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
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
Poker by George | It’s no secret I take notes while playing poker. I do it right out in the open; anyone can see me do it. I make note of various types of information that can help me win more often, win more chips when I win, while losing less.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
Dinero Talks | Weekend World Cup action didn’t disappoint, unless you were hoping heavyweights would impose their will. Argentina drew with first-time finalist Iceland. The betting favorite to win it all, Brazil, was denied three points by Switzerland after a 1-1 result.
Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, was found dead on Monday at his personal residence located at the Connecticut casino. A cause of death has not been determined but no foul play is expected according to reports.
VIP Free Preview On the Mark | It pains me to say you have to go way back to the Borscht Belt days of the 1960’s when the Catskills were roaring.
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has announced a late June date for the ground breaking on a new Arizona casino project. Construction on the 166,341-square-foot casino will begin late this summer and is expected to be complete by spring 2020.
Mississippi is being tabbed by those following the roll out of legal sports betting in the U.S. as the next state, following Delaware and New Jersey, to begin legal sports betting operations.