George Epstein

Gaming Today George Epstein

A retired engineer, George Epstein is the author of “The Greatest Book of Poker for Winners!” and “Hold’em or Fold’em? – An Algorithm for Making the Key Decision.” He teaches poker courses and conducts a unique Poker Lab at the Claude Pepper Senior Center under the auspices of the City of Los Angeles Dept. of Recreation and Parks and at West Los Angeles College.

Email: GeorgeEpstein@gamingtoday.com

Dreaming of cashing in on a big pot

Dreaming of cashing in on a big pot

posted on March 20, 2019 by

Poker by George | After mucking several hands preflop, Sally was dealt pocket deuces. She was in the Big Blind and there were no raises, so she got to see the flop for “free.”

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To muck or stay? GT readers weigh in

To muck or stay? GT readers weigh in

posted on March 13, 2019 by

Poker by George | To recall, it was about a hand that I was dealt in a limit $4-$8 hold’em game with 1/2 Kill at Larry Flynt’s Hustler Casino in Gardena, Calif.

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Finding 'Pigeons' no problem in LV rooms

Finding 'Pigeons' no problem in LV rooms

posted on March 06, 2019 by

Poker by George | Apparently, PokerFitz has solved this problem by playing against the many tourists in Las Vegas who are “Poker Pigeons” (they play much too many poor starting hands).

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The art of the tell important part of game

The art of the tell important part of game

posted on February 27, 2019 by

Poker by George | Most recreational poker players will neglect to seek out such tells from their opponents

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Muck or stay? Every poker player's dilemma

Muck or stay? Every poker player's dilemma

posted on February 20, 2019 by

Poker by George | With so many opponents raising and calling, there was a good chance someone already held a bigger pair in the hole.

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