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

No substitute for playing real Poker

No substitute for playing real Poker

posted on January 09, 2019 by

Poker by George | With reference to the “dispute” between Elliot Frome and myself regarding Video Poker vs. Real Poker, the January 1 issue of Ante Up magazine has an interesting column by Mark Brement.

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Nothing beats playing vs. humans

Nothing beats playing vs. humans

posted on January 01, 2019 by

Poker by George | Video Poker has been available in casinos for about 40 years and has become quite popular, especially among gamblers who prefer playing alone, without any competition.

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Skill more helpful than luck to serious poker player

Skill more helpful than luck to serious poker player

posted on December 25, 2018 by

Poker by George | The controversy continues: Is poker a game of skill or just plain luck? Skill is knowing and using all the strategies and tactics essential to going home a winner after your day at the casino. 

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It always pays to pay close attention at table

It always pays to pay close attention at table

posted on December 19, 2018 by

Poker by George | No matter the stakes, playing poker is serious business. At least, it should be.

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Not all breaks from game are same

Not all breaks from game are same

posted on December 12, 2018 by

Poker by George | Poker players often take breaks from the game they are playing. They may just sit at the table without playing, or leave for a while, subsequently returning to the game. All breaks are not alike.  

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