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Big Omaha poker gaining in popularity

Big Omaha poker gaining in popularity

posted on May 01, 2019 by

Beyond the Numbers | What is the difference between four-card Omaha and the five-card version? Having that extra card really creates a great deal of action.

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Skills remain essential in real Poker

Skills remain essential in real Poker

posted on May 01, 2019 by

Poker By George | By far the most important poker skill is starting-hand selection. The better your starting hand, the more likely you will win that pot. 

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Three Card Poker still fun game to play

Three Card Poker still fun game to play

posted on May 01, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | Three Card Poker was simplistic in its beauty. The game, for its time, was flawless. It is a basic game with the player’s hand competing against the dealer’s hand. 

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Caribbean Stud Poker oldie but goodie

Caribbean Stud Poker oldie but goodie

posted on April 24, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | The first proprietary table game is generally recognized as Caribbean Stud Poker. Keeping in perfect form, Caribbean Stud has a back story that is perfect for Las Vegas.

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Ace-rag poker strategies tend to vary

Ace-rag poker strategies tend to vary

posted on April 24, 2019 by

Poker by George | Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino recently hosted our Claude Pepper Seniors Poker Group and guests to an exciting Texas hold’em limit tournament.

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Poker may be useful key in battling Alzheimer's

Poker may be useful key in battling Alzheimer's

posted on April 20, 2019 by

Poker by George | What does the game of poker have to do with Alzheimer’s disease? Can you guess?

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Mississippi Stud Poker has unique history

Mississippi Stud Poker has unique history

posted on April 10, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | The next step in the evolution was to create a game that has a higher volatility. You wager more, but you can win more.
 

 

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Cost-to-Play important to poker success

Cost-to-Play important to poker success

posted on April 10, 2019 by

Poker by George | The majority of players are destined to “donate” some of their money. To a significant extent, that’s because of the Cost-to-Play, most of which goes to the casino.

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Let it Ride a classic

Let it Ride a classic

posted on April 03, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | I believe that each successful game in the history of table games has had a unique gimmick that has made it memorable for the player. 

 

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'Miami' John viable candidate for Poker HOF

'Miami' John viable candidate for Poker HOF

posted on April 03, 2019 by

Beyond the Numbers | James Woods may have found the real ace. "Miami” John Cernuto has been coaching the legendary actor and he credits much of his tournament success to Cernuto.

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Want to turn pro? You may go broke trying

Want to turn pro? You may go broke trying

posted on April 03, 2019 by

Poker by George | Dr. Schoonmaker offers good reasons for reconsidering that idea. By way of example, he notes that even some of the top pros have ended up broke. 

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Seniors poker tourney to draw big crowd

Seniors poker tourney to draw big crowd

posted on March 27, 2019 by

Poker by George | Claude Pepper Seniors Poker Tournament scheduled for April 5 at the Lucky Lady Casino.

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Dreaming of cashing in on a big pot

Dreaming of cashing in on a big pot

posted on March 20, 2019 by

Poker by George | After mucking several hands preflop, Sally was dealt pocket deuces. She was in the Big Blind and there were no raises, so she got to see the flop for “free.”

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To muck or stay? GT readers weigh in

To muck or stay? GT readers weigh in

posted on March 13, 2019 by

Poker by George | To recall, it was about a hand that I was dealt in a limit $4-$8 hold’em game with 1/2 Kill at Larry Flynt’s Hustler Casino in Gardena, Calif.

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Finding 'Pigeons' no problem in LV rooms

Finding 'Pigeons' no problem in LV rooms

posted on March 06, 2019 by

Poker by George | Apparently, PokerFitz has solved this problem by playing against the many tourists in Las Vegas who are “Poker Pigeons” (they play much too many poor starting hands).

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Poker Hall of Fame should bring Yosh Nakano in

Poker Hall of Fame should bring Yosh Nakano in

posted on February 27, 2019 by

Beyond the Numbers | Poker needs more ambassador icons like Yosh Nakano. The Poker Hall of Fame would be better with Yosh Nakano as a member.

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The art of the tell important part of game

The art of the tell important part of game

posted on February 27, 2019 by

Poker by George | Most recreational poker players will neglect to seek out such tells from their opponents

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Muck or stay? Every poker player's dilemma

Muck or stay? Every poker player's dilemma

posted on February 20, 2019 by

Poker by George | With so many opponents raising and calling, there was a good chance someone already held a bigger pair in the hole.

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Strategy will pay off in Four Card Poker Part II

Strategy will pay off in Four Card Poker Part II

posted on February 13, 2019 by

Winning Strategies | As promised in last week’s column, I conclude my story about Four Card Poker. The strategy is broken into two parts. 

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There should always be a place for women in poker

There should always be a place for women in poker

posted on February 13, 2019 by

Poker by George | Poker has many outstanding celebrity women, but does it have its fair share of women playing at the tables in casinos and card rooms?

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