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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Lyle Berman key in development of World Poker Tour

Lyle Berman key in development of World Poker Tour

posted on June 10, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | It’s hard to write in a single article about all the contributions Lyle Berman has made to the gaming industry. Lyle, like Jack Binion and Steve Wynn before him, had a great passion and respect for poker and its players.

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Before poker was cool, legends gave it a boost

Before poker was cool, legends gave it a boost

posted on June 03, 2014 by

Beyond The Numbers | Before Chris Moneymaker and what we know as the modern age of poker, there were several gentlemen who elevated the game before poker was cool. 

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Minnesota Fats changed the life of this poker guy

Minnesota Fats changed the life of this poker guy

posted on May 13, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | Minnesota Fats, the Hustler: Part 2 | Fats made several more visits to the Bicycle Casino. On one particular visit in December 1994 the Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriter Jim Murray wrote a feature about him.

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Minnesota Fats was a real showman at the Bicycle Casino

Minnesota Fats was a real showman at the Bicycle Casino

posted on May 06, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | Minnesota Fats changed my life. I first fell in love with pool at 15 when a friend invited me to a pool tournament in Tennessee. It looked like something out of a movie. 

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Second installment on choosing poker as a profession

Second installment on choosing poker as a profession

posted on April 15, 2014 by

Beyond the Numbers | To play professionally, you need to protect your bankroll, choose your games and opponents wisely, take advantage of every edge you can find and, most importantly, have balance in your life.

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