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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

PokerStars trading player loyalty for short term money

PokerStars trading player loyalty for short term money

posted on January 05, 2016 by

Beyond the Numbers | I once told a casino owner that excessive rake would be the downfall to his casino poker business. His response was, “I thought the idea was get all you can as fast as you can.”

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2016 looks like a great year for gaming

2016 looks like a great year for gaming

posted on December 08, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | This year saw a trend in poker that will change the way tournaments are run. For example, the Bicycle Hotel & Casino held a tournament with a $100,000 guarantee for a $150 buy-in that drew over 1,000 players and packed the casino.

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Poker sites cut ties with pros

Poker sites cut ties with pros

posted on November 10, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | PokerStars and PartyPoker are following a trend that Bovada started last year. Online poker sites are downsizing their rewards programs and rakeback for poker pros, which allowed many players to earn a living playing poker.

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Clearly fantasy sports needs outside regulators

Clearly fantasy sports needs outside regulators

posted on October 13, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | The daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry was rocked by a scandal last week when it was revealed that Ethan Haskell, DraftKings’ written content manager, had mistakenly leaked player ownership percentages...

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Vegas still needs to consider California poker players

Vegas still needs to consider California poker players

posted on September 29, 2015 by

Beyond the Numbers | When I was an executive host for MGM, I got a call once from a casino manager in L.A. who said a customer playing small limit poker wanted to go Las Vegas and could I get him a room

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