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

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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Seniors poker tourney to draw big crowd

Seniors poker tourney to draw big crowd

posted on March 27, 2019 by

Poker by George | Claude Pepper Seniors Poker Tournament scheduled for April 5 at the Lucky Lady Casino.

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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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