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

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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Pechanga no pal of PokerStars

Pechanga no pal of PokerStars

posted on July 05, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | A seven-tribe coalition, led by the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians, owners of Pechanga Casino, California’s largest, is demanding substantial changes to California AB 2863, the Internet Poker Consumer Protection Act of 2016.

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If only we had 100 casino employees like Juan

If only we had 100 casino employees like Juan

posted on June 07, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | In 1986, I became a host at the Horseshoe Casino in Gardena, California, which was across the street from the Normandie Casino.

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Normandie could wind up Flynt's last piece

Normandie could wind up Flynt's last piece

posted on April 26, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | The Normandie Casino has been rumored to be an acquisition of Larry Flynt’s Hustler Casino. If this happens, the Gardena poker legacy will be gone, and all that will be left is one corporation controlling the remaining two.

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Insider trade claim rocks poker

Insider trade claim rocks poker

posted on March 29, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | The poker world was rocked by the news last week that Amaya CEO David Baazov was charged with insider trading. Amaya has been under investigation by Quebec’s securities regulator the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) since 2014.

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