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

Fixing bad behavior at the poker table is important

Fixing bad behavior at the poker table is important

posted on February 27, 2018 by

Beyond the Numbers | I’ve seen many things at the poker table over the decades, and some I’m not proud of. With fifty years of poker to reflect back on, I will say for sure we need to change the way we handle abuse at the table.

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Playing Poker With The Devil

Playing Poker With The Devil

posted on January 30, 2018 by

Beyond the Numbers | I met Ernie Scherer Jr. many years ago in Las Vegas at the Gold Coast playing Omaha, one of his favorite games. This is a story about his tragic murder and how it was woven into my life.

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In order to keep gambling growing we must protect the game and its image

In order to keep gambling growing we must protect the game and its image

posted on November 28, 2017 by

Beyond the Numbers | On a recent trip to the Getty Museum my wife Patty noticed a painting hidden in a corner titled “Card Players” by Joos van Craesbeeck painted around 1605. What made this painting so unusual was it was about cheating. 

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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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