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

After the flop make sure percentages are understood

After the flop make sure percentages are understood

posted on January 09, 2018 by

Poker by George | Playing Texas hold’em, you have decided to stay to see the flop in accordance with Step I of the Two-Step Concept. Now, you wait anxiously to see the three face-up community cards on the flop. 

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Make sure that starting poker hand is playable

Make sure that starting poker hand is playable

posted on January 02, 2018 by

Poker by George | The flop is undoubtedly the most important part of a hold’em poker game. These three cards that the dealer neatly places face-up on the board, combined with your two holecards, represent over 70% of your final holding.

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Another unique poker dream to preserve

Another unique poker dream to preserve

posted on December 26, 2017 by

Poker by George | It seems I often find myself awakening in the early morning hours after dreaming about poker. This one seemed so unique I wasted little time in getting up out of bed and making my way to my trusty computer so I could share it with you.

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Finishing up with favorite card odds

Finishing up with favorite card odds

posted on December 19, 2017 by

Poker by George | In the last issue of GamingToday, we presented my favorite card odds, and added a relevant and significant comment about each. Each of these odds is unique, and you can apply various concepts to make the most of it as you strive to win more chips.

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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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