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

Pennsylvania becomes fourth state to legalize internet gambling

Pennsylvania becomes fourth state to legalize internet gambling

posted on October 31, 2017 by

Beyond the Numbers | Pennsylvania is poised to become the fourth state to legalize internet gambling. Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, said he supports expansion of gambling to help with a $2 billion deficit in the budget.

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Coaching might be a real asset to poker

Coaching might be a real asset to poker

posted on October 03, 2017 by

Poker Scene | Becoming a great poker player has much in common with great coaching at the college level. I wonder if poker players could learn from the great basketball coaches. Coaches at the elite level all seem to possess very similar traits. They can recruit and, most importantly, they can coach.

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In a few years gaming will thrive with eSports

In a few years gaming will thrive with eSports

posted on September 05, 2017 by

Beyond the Numbers | eSports is competitive video gaming done on many devices from PCs to gaming consoles. Most teenagers play video games recreationally, and compared to other forms of entertainment it is not that expensive.

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WSOP did right thing moving final table from November to TV friendly July

WSOP did right thing moving final table from November to TV friendly July

posted on July 25, 2017 by

Beyond the Numbers | Reflecting back on this year’s WSOP Main Event, I believe it was a good move to change from the old Nov. 9 format to playing it out in July. This change created a lot of excitement and had people talking about the Main Event all over the gaming industry.

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Focus groups work if done well

Focus groups work if done well

posted on June 27, 2017 by

Beyond the Numbers | In my last article I wrote about customer service and focus groups and how great they are. Using the information gleaned from them, I have helped turn around several casinos. 

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