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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Stensrud's influence in his words

Stensrud's influence in his words

posted on November 29, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | If anyone deserves to be in the Poker Industry Hall of Fame, it’s Jerry Stensrud. During his 25-year tenure at Commerce Casino, Stensrud helped develop Commerce Casino into the largest poker room in the world, a distinction it still holds today.

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Time has come for a Poker Industry Hall of Fame

Time has come for a Poker Industry Hall of Fame

posted on October 18, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | The poker industry is over 100 years old, and many individuals have never been recognized for their contributions to the industry. Many pioneers of poker need to be honored, and what better place than the new Poker Industry Hall of Fame.

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Behold the new Hollywood Casino

Behold the new Hollywood Casino

posted on September 27, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | The new Hollywood Park Casino (HPC), located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles and Los Angeles International Airport in Inglewood, California, provides a unique gaming experience that embraces the future but also honors its historic past.

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Paying players helps fill the poker room

Paying players helps fill the poker room

posted on August 30, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | My first casino job was as a poker host and house player for the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas back in 1976. It’s hard to believe that was 40 years ago. Since then, I’ve turned many poker rooms from money losers into profitable enterprises.

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Poker events aren't what they used to be

Poker events aren't what they used to be

posted on August 02, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | Throughout my long poker and marketing career, I’ve been lucky enough to create several poker events that have stood the test of time.

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