Robert Turner

Gaming Today Robert Turner

Robert Turner is a legendary poker player and billiard marketing expert, best known for inventing the game of Omaha poker and introducing it to Nevada in 1982 and to California in 1986. In the year 2000, he created World Team Poker, the first professional league for poker. He has over 30 years experience in the gaming industry and is co-founder of Crown Digital Games. Edited by Patricia Chavira (patriciachavira@gmail.com)

Twitter: @thechipburner

The poker player who never lost

The poker player who never lost

posted on May 12, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers |  One day my father introduced me to a man he said was a professional gambler. He told me never to play poker with him.

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How poker differs in California and Nevada

How poker differs in California and Nevada

posted on April 14, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | Playing poker in California and Nevada differs in many ways with pluses for both markets. Two benefits of playing in Nevada are the cost of living is much cheaper and collections are half that of California.

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Using poker comps part of being a successful pro

Using poker comps part of being a successful pro

posted on April 07, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | I remember something Bill Boyd  told me when I worked as a host for him around 1978. Bill said to me it’s better to comp after they eat and do it as a surprise.

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Omaha will catch Hold'em in poker popularity

Omaha will catch Hold'em in poker popularity

posted on March 03, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | I’ve been teaching my wife Patty how to play Pot-Limit Omaha (PLO) this week, and it got me to thinking about the differences between PLO and Omaha High-Low, which I taught her how to play two years ago.

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Finding Omaha poker's best rooms

Finding Omaha poker's best rooms

posted on February 03, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | ​If you’re traveling to the western part of the United States and ready to practice playing the game of Omaha in a live setting, here is a rundown of the action.

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