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Figuring a proper cost for poker players and casinos

Figuring a proper cost for poker players and casinos

posted on April 10, 2018 by

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.

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There are times we can disagree its okay

There are times we can disagree its okay

posted on April 10, 2018 by

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. 

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Spring into Winnings at Boyd Gaming Properties

Spring into Winnings at Boyd Gaming Properties

posted on April 04, 2018 by

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.

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South Point April Entertainment Schedule

South Point April Entertainment Schedule

posted on March 23, 2018 by

Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape.

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Bill clears Okla.Senate to allow ball and dice games at tribal casinos

Bill clears Okla.Senate to allow ball and dice games at tribal casinos

posted on March 16, 2018 by

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.

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A day all can appreciate ‘21’

A day all can appreciate ‘21’

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | I really thought I had heard it all when I learned there was a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” a few years ago. Then two weeks ago, I found out there is a National Blackjack Day.

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Luck or skill? Debate grows

Luck or skill? Debate grows

posted on February 27, 2018 by

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.

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Going over the ideas of Wild Card, Low Card games

Going over the ideas of Wild Card, Low Card games

posted on February 13, 2018 by

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.

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Table games now available at Rideau Carleton Raceway

Table games now available at Rideau Carleton Raceway

posted on February 10, 2018 by

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.

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Simplifying expert strategy to work for humans not computers

Simplifying expert strategy to work for humans not computers

posted on January 30, 2018 by

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.

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Evaluating tight and loose betting players

Evaluating tight and loose betting players

posted on January 30, 2018 by

Poker by George | Are you tight or loose? Let’s characterize these diametrically opposed playing traits.

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Bonuses for bad beats can help soften blow

Bonuses for bad beats can help soften blow

posted on January 30, 2018 by

Heavenly Poker | Many casinos offer a special bonus during designated hours in low/middle limit Texas hold’em games.

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Expert strategy obvious in most cases

Expert strategy obvious in most cases

posted on January 16, 2018 by

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.

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Always targeting expert strategy to win

Always targeting expert strategy to win

posted on January 09, 2018 by

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. 

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Casino games are not created equal

Casino games are not created equal

posted on January 02, 2018 by

Winning Strategies | Happy 2018! It’s a new year and it’s time for resolutions. I have a simple one that you can actually keep. Resolve to lose less and increase your chances to win more often!

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Access everything on the GamingToday website for free!

Access everything on the GamingToday website for free!

posted on December 25, 2017 by

Our readers have an opportunity to access everything on the GamingToday website for free. This is the final week everyone becomes a VIP thanks to Santa! To access our online copy of the GamingToday (PDF) please send us your email address and we will send it to you. 

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Take insurance?  Bah, humbug!

Take insurance? Bah, humbug!

posted on December 19, 2017 by

Winning Strategies | Insurance can be thought of as one of the bigger sucker bets – in the casino. Of course, casinos are full of sucker bets, but they’re not all constructed the same way. Let’s take a closer look.

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Even in the same session winners can be losers

Even in the same session winners can be losers

posted on December 19, 2017 by

Heavenly Poker | Playing poker in a casino, winners often are losers in the same session. That’s what I said!

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My favorite card odds for winning

My favorite card odds for winning

posted on December 12, 2017 by

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. 

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Math rules the casino game

Math rules the casino game

posted on December 05, 2017 by

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.

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