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.. He created World Team Poker, the first professional league for the game. He is co-founder of Crown Digital Games. 

Twitter: @thechipburner

Email: RobertTurner@gamingtoday.com

The origins of Omaha Hi/Lo poker

The origins of Omaha Hi/Lo poker

posted on November 04, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | I get asked all the time, “Did you really invent Omaha poker?” Well, here is the true story. I am credited with inventing the game, and this is how it came about.

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Hollywood Park Casino has a future in Southern California

Hollywood Park Casino has a future in Southern California

posted on September 30, 2014 by

Beyond The Numbers | Today the racetrack may be gone, but Hollywood Park Casino is in the midst of a major revitalization that will transform it into the premier casino and entertainment destination in Southern California.

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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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