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Video poker the original skill-based casino game

Video poker the original skill-based casino game

posted on January 05, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | Many, many years ago, my father, Lenny Frome, wrote about a court case (I believe from Pennsylvania) that focused on whether or not video poker was a game of chance or skill. 

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Max Shapiro's poker wisdom is funny because it's true

Max Shapiro's poker wisdom is funny because it's true

posted on January 05, 2016 by

Poker by George | I was so impressed with Irene Edith’s recent column about Max Shapiro, the world’s foremost poker humorist, I decided to write my own column – sort of a sequel to Irene’s. Speaking of skill and luck...

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Sometimes poker luck triumphs over skill

Sometimes poker luck triumphs over skill

posted on January 05, 2016 by

Heavenly Poker | Most of you are familiar with my friend Lucy. I have written about her several times. She is both my dear friend and a poker buddy. We have shared many experiences, both in life and in the poker world.

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How to make up the casino poker rake

How to make up the casino poker rake

posted on December 22, 2015 by

Heavenly Poker | Casinos make their money by having an edge over the players in all games except poker. Edge is nothing more than an advantage.

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Poker rooms keep NFL promotions going

Poker rooms keep NFL promotions going

posted on December 22, 2015 by

Poker Deals | There are still a few weeks left to participate in the regular season football squares across several Las Vegas poker rooms.

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7 spots can lead to the big keno win

7 spots can lead to the big keno win

posted on December 22, 2015 by

Crazy for Keno | We have spent a lot of column space discussing 7-spots. The reason is the 7-spot is the lowest number of spots you can play and get a really BIG win.

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Trapping your opponent in poker

Trapping your opponent in poker

posted on December 15, 2015 by

Heavenly Poker | Instead of mucking his cards, you want your opponent to stay in the pot – perhaps even bet or raise, or try for a bluff – when you hold the nuts or even a huge monster of a hand that is almost certain to be the winner at the showdown.

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Hollywood Casino Charles Town Unveils New Table Game

Hollywood Casino Charles Town Unveils New Table Game

posted on December 09, 2015 by

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is bringing you even more ways to win big with its newest table game, “Dueling for Dollars.”

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Semi-bluff a beautiful two-way poker winner

Semi-bluff a beautiful two-way poker winner

posted on December 08, 2015 by

Poker by George | It is best to semi-bluff when you have a reasonably good drawing hand and the board is not dangerous.

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Deepstack Extravaganza takes over Venetian poker

Deepstack Extravaganza takes over Venetian poker

posted on December 08, 2015 by

Poker Deals | The DeepStack Extravaganza tournament events at the Venetian are one of the most popular poker festivals in the world. With five major events a year there is always great tournament action and excitement.

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Math in the casino isn't always simple

Math in the casino isn't always simple

posted on December 01, 2015 by

Winning Strategies | I’ve always been good at math. Well, at least for as long as I can remember. When I was 8 or 10 years old, this meant I could quickly add numbers together. When I got to my pre-teens, it meant...

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Luck can be beautiful and cruel in poker

Luck can be beautiful and cruel in poker

posted on December 01, 2015 by

Poker by George | Even the best players will agree luck plays a critical role in succeeding (or failing) at the poker table. It’s not all skill! When the poker gods smile down on you, it feels so good to catch the card you need to win a big pot. 

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Casino War isn't a laughing matter

Casino War isn't a laughing matter

posted on November 24, 2015 by

Winning Strategies | Invariably when I get into a discussion about gaming, whether it is someone in the industry or not, the game of War comes up. The name of the game you see in the casino is Casino War. 

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Show Pai a favorite of Red Rock Showcase

Show Pai a favorite of Red Rock Showcase

posted on November 17, 2015 by

Winning Strategies | EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of two parts on a recent student gaming showcase sponsored by Station Casinos in partnership with UNLV. It was held ;at Red Rock Casino & Resort. Next up was Super Blackjack.

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Red Rock hosts student gaming showcase

Red Rock hosts student gaming showcase

posted on November 10, 2015 by

Winning Strategies | It was my privilege to attend a seminar involving UNLV college students in the university’s Center for Gaming Innovation. The Center is run by Dr. Mark Yoseloff, formerly the CEO of Shuffle Master.

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Saddle West places customer need first

Saddle West places customer need first

posted on November 10, 2015 by

Ed Sher is a casino owner who actually takes phone calls directly from customers that may be running into a problem. Most of his calls praise him.

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Florida asks court to close tribal blackjack tables

Florida asks court to close tribal blackjack tables

posted on November 02, 2015 by

The low-key negotiations aimed at preserving the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s exclusive hold on casino gambling in its seven casinos may have come to an abrupt halt. Both sides – the state and the tribe – have filed federal court lawsuits. 

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PokerTournamentsComing to Dover Downs Casino

PokerTournamentsComing to Dover Downs Casino

posted on October 22, 2015 by

A series of tournaments surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday will be featured in November in the Crown Royal Poker Room

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Expected value all that matters in video poker

Expected value all that matters in video poker

posted on October 20, 2015 by

Winning Strategies | As far as I know, my father, Lenny Frome, pretty much coined the term Expected Value (or EV for short) where casino games are concerned.

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Keep searching for poker tells and learn to use them

Keep searching for poker tells and learn to use them

posted on October 13, 2015 by

Poker by George | Undoubtedly, every poker player is familiar with tells – mannerisms, physical motions, facial expressions, vocal sounds – that can give strong clues into players’ hands. We have often discussed them.

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