Poker by George | Casinos and cardrooms are in business to make a profit. Otherwise they would not exist. As a matter of fact, not all casinos are successful. For example, in Atlantic City five casinos closed between 2014 and 2016.view
Heavenly Poker | A poker friend asked my opinion about an interview published back in late February in another publication. The interview was with World Series of Poker bracelet winner Ryan Laplante, in which he discusses defending the Big Blind.view
Boyd Gaming properties across southern Nevada welcome the Spring season with more opportunities to win big with point multipliers, cash drawings, Slot Dollar prizes, gift giveaways and more in April.view
In Oklahoma, a bill has cleared the State Senate that would allow the addition of ball and dice games at tribal casinos. The bill was approved earlier this week by a vote of 30 to 16. The bill has to be considered in the State House before it could become law.view
Heavenly Poker | Is poker a game of luck or skill? That’s a question many people often ask themselves. If you have been a consistent loser at the tables, undoubtedly poker is all about luck. If you just suffered a couple of bad-beats, you are even more certain of that.view
Winning Strategies | Over the years, there are two types of table games I’ve seen tried many times that I have never seen succeed. They are Wild Card and Low games. Low games are where the player tries to get the lowest possible hand.view
There are now increased casino offerings in Ottawa, Canada where, after years of debate, table games have been added to the Rideau Carleton Raceway ending Casino du Lac-Leamy’s table game monopoly in neighboring Gatineau, Quebec.view
Winning Strategies | One of the complaints of utilizing a strategy that requires playing games properly is the notion it requires computer perfect strategy and humans are simply not that perfect. There is obviously some truth to this. Humans certainly are not perfect.view
Winning Strategies | Two weeks ago, I discussed the three key components of Expert Strategy. These are knowing which games to play, knowing the right strategy and knowing what to expect. Most of the effort goes into the middle one. It is where I spend most of my time.view
Winning Strategies | While some people can take exception to be considered average, in this case, I mean that vast majority of people who go to a casino to play. They don’t have advanced math degrees. My father, Lenny Frome, thought the same way.view
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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
Winning Strategies | At my son’s school, they had a guest speaker who is known as the Human Calculator. When my son got home he told me it was okay if I wasn’t the best at being a human calculator. Clearly he was impressed by what he saw.view
Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced late this week that an agreement has been reached that will continue Seminole Tribe payments of more than $300 million a year in casino tax money to the state.
More consolidation has arrived in the global betting industry with the announcement today (Saturday) that negotiations have resulted in the acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG) by Toronto-based Stars Group for about $3.4 billion (US).
Tim Bryant is the new president and general manager of Derby City Gaming, the $60 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine facility opening in Louisville this fall.
Las Vegas-headquartered MGM Resorts International has joined a growing list of major companies partially converting to solar energy. MGM announced this week is has partnered with Chicago-based Invenergy to develop a solar array 25 miles north of Las Vegas.
Gronk the football star, meet Gronk the Kentucky Derby contender! Rob Gronkowski, tight end for the New England Patriots, announced this week he has reached a deal with Phoenix Thoroughbreds to buy into the racehorse that shares his name.