Poker by George | According to the PokerKing Blog, “chasing” hands is a common mistake made by new players (many others, too). It happens when a player stays in the hand while the odds indicate he should muck his hand. It applies throughout the hand, starting from the preflop round of betting as well as at every other round through the river.view
Poker by George | Big pairs on the flop are quite common. Start with two honor cards in the hole; on the flop, you are likely to pair up about one out of three times.view
Slot Club Spotlight | The Carson Nugget’s newly remodeled Carson Tahoe Hotel offers 83 comfortable rooms and suites just steps from the Carson Nugget Casino and easy access to the entire northeastern Nevada and Lake Tahoe region.view
Heavenly Poker | While playing poker at the casino, it is not uncommon to see a player who seems more interested in watching the basketball game on the big TV screen mounted on the wall.view
Poker by George | I saw recently a fascinating column by Dr. Stephen Bloomfield, a psychiatrist who loves to play poker. “Don’t let confirmation bias affect your play,” he warned.view
Poker Profiles | Frank Meoni is the poker room manager at Green Valley Ranch Resort, a Station Casinos owned property in Henderson.view
Poker by George | The most important question when making an important decision at the poker table is “WHY – What is your reason?” Along that line, here are two short quizzes to enhance your reasoning ability.view
Heavenly Poker | In a column published in a recent issue of the Sunday Los Angeles Times, Alex Outhred, a professional poker player and coach, discussed a rather intriguing topic: the significance of a player taking a long pause while playing a hand of Texas hold’em.view
Heavenly Poker | Apparently, we will never end the luck-versus-skill controversy at the poker table. The other day at the casino, a player seated beside me complained that poker was just a matter of luck. Staring at me, he emphatically stated, “You need to have good luck to be a winner.”view
Poker by George | How often have you wished for yourself: “If only I could get my fair share!” That’s the amount of something one is due relative to what other people are receiving. Equal treatment. It’s only fair. Let’s examine this on a theoretical basis.view
Poker Scene | My husband Robert Turner and I recently did a radio interview together on High Roller Radio to discuss my latest article on Phyllis Caro. Robert was asked about how hard relationships were for poker players, and his answer was essentially saying I don’t listen to his advice.view
Poker Scene | Last week I wrote about how Phyllis Caro got her start in poker and how she ended up working with her husband at the time, Mike Caro, and founder of the Bicycle Club, George Hardie, to clean up poker in California.view
Heavenly Poker | A recent feature article in an industry magazine discussed the “up-and-down ride that has been the poker career of Tony Dunst.” So much so that at one point, he almost gave up on the game.view
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
Dye-ing to Know | The part of his job that can be the most agonizing is actually what Ed Malinowski enjoys best. Malinowski is the corporate director of race and sports for Golden Entertainment, Inc., which includes the Stratosphere, two Arizona Charlie’s properties and a resort in Laughlin.
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