Poker by George | Card odds are a fact of life. They are based only on probability and are statistically undisputable. Want to be a winner? While poker psychology, luck and tells can help, the odds predominate – when used properly.view
Poker by George | May I remind you: While playing Texas hold’em, often you will look down at your holecards and see a small pair; that’s 7-7 down to 2-2. It will happen often enough that you would be wise to be prepared as to how best to play this hand.view
Heavenly Poker | All sorts of people play poker in casinos and cardrooms – tall and short, fat and skinny, young and old. You name it, they are there. And, for sure, there are also idiots.view
The focus of the poker world again lands on the Las Vegas Strip starting today (Tuesday) as the Bellagio Resort & Casino hosts the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic Main Event. The winner will be crowned Sunday, Dec. 10.view
Online poker in the United Kingdom is losing ground to other forms of betting. This finding was part of the annual report from the United Kingdom Gambling Commission.view
Poker Profiles | Normally we interview a poker room manager for this column but we learned of a dealer with an interesting story and background. My interview is with Patrick Vandenberk, a poker dealer at Santa Fe Station.view
Poker by George | The Poker Hall of Fame was founded in Las Vegas in 1979 by Benny Binion, owner of the Horseshoe Casino, to preserve the names and legacies of the world’s greatest poker players and to serve as a tourist attraction to his casino.view
Heavenly Poker | I have always admired Daniel Negreanu, world-famed poker celebrity and member of the Poker Hall of Fame. Rather than just earning a living at the game, he seems to care about the poker world.view
Poker by George | Suppose I asked you: “What is the best starting hand you could hope for in a game of Texas hold’em?” Most likely, you quickly replied: “That’s a no-brainer. It’s pocket Aces!”view
Poker by George | I vividly recall a hand I played a few months ago at Larry Flynt’s Hustler Casino in Gardena, California. It was a hand I will never forget. I was dealt pocket-Jacks, caught a set on the flop, and then quad-Jacks on the turn. Wow!view
Heavenly Poker | Last week, we identified typical playing traits you will encounter as you play Texas hold’em. Knowing how each opponent usually plays his cards, you can be prepared to take appropriate measures in your own best interests. Let’s explore this:view
Poker by George | The other day, I had another fascinating poker dream. This one was so strange, albeit quite realistic. At 6:40 a.m., I got out of bed and carefully hustled my aging bones to the computer. I did not want to forget this rare and very strange dream about Texas hold’em.view
Winning Strategies | If imitation is the highest form of flattery, there is little doubt the two most successful games in the table games industry are Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’em.view
Poker Profiles | South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa welcomes Jason Sanborn to the team as poker room manager. With more than 20 years spent in poker rooms he brings his knowledge and skills to keep South Point’s poker room top of mind for both locals and visitors alike.view
As expected, the Mississippi Gaming Commission Thursday approved sports betting regulations in a move that could result in some state casinos taking sports bets in as few as 30 days.
The Ocean Resort Casino now has a clear path to open on Thursday with the granting a casino license yesterday by New Jersey regulators.
The major overhaul of The Linq’s casino floor is moving quicker than originally planned, according to local media reports. The remodel includes significant upgrading of the property’s sportsbook operation including so-called “living rooms” available for hourly rental.
MGM Resorts International expects to open its next sports wagering operation in Mississippi, according to Jay Rood, the company’s vice- president for race and sports.
Penn National Gaming, the country’s largest regional gaming operator, has revealed it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the operations of Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana