Heavenly Poker | According to Michael Wiesenberg’s “The Official Dictionary of Poker,” a poker professional is a player who relies on poker as his main source of income.view
Poker Scene | One of my favorite ways to relax on the weekends is playing tournaments. With the WSOP Circuit wrapping up last month at the Bicycle casino, the next big tournament series I look forward to will be the Cal State Poker Championship at Commerce starting at the end of the month.view
NBC Sports Group has reached a new deal with Poker Central to present Poker Central programming across its TV and digital platforms. It will debut on NBCSN on Monday nights with the Super High Roller Bowl, to be contested in Las Vegas May 28-31.view
Beyond the Numbers | There is not much distinction between an average player and a great player. The average player can do much to improve his game with meditation, diet and endurance. Never underestimate the power of your mind.view
Poker by George | It’s a $4-$8 limit hold’em game. You are seated in a middle position and dealt a pair of 10’s. Several others and you stay to see the flop. You are hoping to catch a third 10 that matches your pocket pair for a “set.”view
Heavenly Poker | What is a Hi-Lo hand? After reading about them in George “The Engineer” Epstein’s book, I asked him about such hands. I found his explanation fascinating. So now, you relax and be prepared for an amazing journey into the realm of Hi-Lo hands when playing Texas hold’em.view
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
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
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 Profiles | Frank Meoni is the poker room manager at Green Valley Ranch Resort, a Station Casinos owned property in Henderson.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
Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore will offer 15 stakes worth $3.7 million in purses during its spring meet. The meet opens on Thursday, May 10 and is highlighted by the 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 19, the Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown.
The U.S. hotel industry should continue to enjoy gains on both the top and the bottom line. The report notes that consumer spending grew 3.8 percent in the fourth quarter after a 2.2 percent boost in the third.
A possible South Dakota constitutional amendment on the November ballot that might have allowed voters to decide the fate of a proposed casino complex in Yankton has been voted down by a branch of the State Legislature.
On a night when the U.S. Olympic men's curling team captured gold in South Korea, the Knights capped a 7-game home stand by "sweeping" past Vancouver, 6-3, Friday at T-Mobile Arena.
William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock says the company is readying a war chest to invest into marketing in the U.S. should the Supreme Court end the ban on sports betting.