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

Losing happens in poker, but it doesn’t have to be habit

Losing happens in poker, but it doesn’t have to be habit

posted on July 10, 2019 by

Poker by George | Despite all your poker skills, you may find yourself experiencing losing sessions more often than winning.

Luck and skill interact at the poker table

Luck and skill interact at the poker table

posted on July 03, 2019 by

Poker by George | Luck is topic of considerable interest to all of us, including poker players. After all, luck plays a very big role in the game.

Better to be good than lucky at the poker table

Better to be good than lucky at the poker table

posted on June 26, 2019 by

Poker by George | Even when the card odds make you a huge favorite, the unexpected may happen at any time when playing poker.  

Readers weigh in on luck versus skill in poker

Readers weigh in on luck versus skill in poker

posted on June 19, 2019 by

Poker by George | Eighty percent of a poker player’s results are a matter of luck. Yes, luck (chance) is a big factor. But I don’t think it accounts for anywhere near 80 percent of the results.

Best hand not always needed to win in poker

Best hand not always needed to win in poker

posted on June 12, 2019 by

Poker by George | Your objective when playing poker is to win as many chips as possible. There are situations where you can win chips without holding the best hand at the showdown.

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