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

Poker players, sports bettors run in same player circle

Poker players, sports bettors run in same player circle

posted on November 28, 2018 by

When I was 17 years old, I started playing poker and fell in love with the game and the people who played it.

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‘Pistol Pete’ remains best of college best

‘Pistol Pete’ remains best of college best

posted on November 07, 2018 by

Over his three years at LSU, "Pistol Pete" Maravich averaged 44.2 points a game, an NCAA record.  Maravich would average over 24 points in his 11-year NBA career. He died way too soon at age 40 from a heart attack while playing in a pickup basketball game.

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Going ‘All-In’ for a lifetime of memories

Going ‘All-In’ for a lifetime of memories

posted on September 19, 2018 by

Beyond the Numbers | I had the honor to interview Jack Binion, a true legend of the gaming industry. Binion’s love of all things poker would change the industry forever, and now he is supporting a cause dear to him – Keep Memory Alive.

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Even after 50 years, best players still win

Even after 50 years, best players still win

posted on August 29, 2018 by

Beyond the Numbers | I introduced four-card poker to the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas in the spring of 1982. The game we spread at the Nugget started out as limit, but after two hours of boring, short-handed poker, we decided to change it to pot-limit.

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San Manuel expansion should be rousing success

San Manuel expansion should be rousing success

posted on July 31, 2018 by

Beyond the Numbers | I was honored to attend the groundbreaking ceremony last week for the expansion of the San Manuel Casino in Highland, California, located about 60 miles from downtown Los Angeles.

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