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

Skills remain essential in real Poker

Skills remain essential in real Poker

posted on May 01, 2019 by

Poker By George | By far the most important poker skill is starting-hand selection. The better your starting hand, the more likely you will win that pot. 

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Ace-rag poker strategies tend to vary

Ace-rag poker strategies tend to vary

posted on April 24, 2019 by

Poker by George | Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino recently hosted our Claude Pepper Seniors Poker Group and guests to an exciting Texas hold’em limit tournament.

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Poker may be useful key in battling Alzheimer's

Poker may be useful key in battling Alzheimer's

posted on April 20, 2019 by

Poker by George | What does the game of poker have to do with Alzheimer’s disease? Can you guess?

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Cost-to-Play important to poker success

Cost-to-Play important to poker success

posted on April 10, 2019 by

Poker by George | The majority of players are destined to “donate” some of their money. To a significant extent, that’s because of the Cost-to-Play, most of which goes to the casino.

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Want to turn pro? You may go broke trying

Want to turn pro? You may go broke trying

posted on April 03, 2019 by

Poker by George | Dr. Schoonmaker offers good reasons for reconsidering that idea. By way of example, he notes that even some of the top pros have ended up broke. 

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