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)

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We are on the cusp of the largest expansion of gambling

We are on the cusp of the largest expansion of gambling

posted on September 09, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) marked the end of the online poker boom in the U.S. The bill specifically exempts fantasy sports games that meet certain criteria.

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Poker's gentleman Liam Flood passes away

Poker's gentleman Liam Flood passes away

posted on August 26, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | I was introduced to Liam Flood at the WSOP in the eighties by Terry Rogers, the legendary bookmaker from Ireland.

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Boycotting brick and mortar poker rooms is a bad idea

Boycotting brick and mortar poker rooms is a bad idea

posted on August 12, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers |  I was dismayed when I read an article recommending poker players boycott The Venetian and Wynn. That’s a bad idea on many levels, and I’ll tell you why.

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A 'Hardie' salute to poker icon George Hardie

A 'Hardie' salute to poker icon George Hardie

posted on July 15, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | In my last few articles I’ve been writing about the people who changed the face of poker before poker was cool. I have now come to George Hardie, who elevated poker to an even higher level.

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This year's WSOP could be historic for poker

This year's WSOP could be historic for poker

posted on July 01, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | The WSOP kicked off with Vanessa Selbst winning her third bracelet and $871,148 in the $25,000 buy-in Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em event, cementing her title as the highest-earning female poker player. 

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