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Seminole Hard Rock to host Summer Poker Open April 15, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Perks | In Florida, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be hosting the Summer Poker Open tournament series, which will feature a $1 million Guaranteed Championship.

An easy way of losing poker customers is not knowing rules April 15, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | To be profitable, like any other business, casinos need customers. The more players (customers), the more revenues a casino can expect.

Knowing your pay potential when playing keno April 15, 2014 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | If you play the board game of Monopoly you will notice a major increase in rent received when you build a third house. This is often true in Keno as well. Take the Pop 80 rate where a 6-out-of-6 pays $2,000. 

In casino I'm blinded by science, not hunches April 15, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies |  When I play, I don’t play hunches. I play according to the science. With the exception of card room poker, which involves bluffing, every other casino game is based on the science of math.

Borgata claims Ivey cheated them out of $9.6M April 12, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Phil Ivey is considered to be the best poker player in the world, but in baccarat he is in hot water. An Atlantic City casino is suing a big-time gambler, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme in baccarat.

After scandal, poker tourney gets high-tech chips April 09, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

A Borgata Casino poker tournament cheating scandal has led to new security measures, including chips that are more intricate, have more colors and include an authentication element that can be checked under ultraviolet light.

The Las Vegas Club has a video keno progressive for $96,000+ April 08, 2014 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | The Las Vegas Club in downtown Las Vegas has a video keno progressive that, as of this writing, is $96,000-plus. There are just two machines and four nickels are required to be eligible for the progressive jackpot.

16th annual Tiger Jam at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino April 08, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Grammy-nominated pop rock band OneRepublic will headline the 16th annual Tiger Jam at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The two-day charity event hosted by Tiger Woods combines world-class golf, high-stakes poker.

Insights to help anyone become a professional poker player April 08, 2014 by Robert Turner

Beyond the Numbers | I have gained some insights along the way that might help anyone considering becoming a professional poker player. Like any endeavor in life it is necessary to be fully aware before making such a life-changing decision.

Riverboat Roulette makes debut at Golden Gate Hotel April 08, 2014 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | “We have a unique history of roulette in the casino so Riverboat Roulette was a perfect fit for us,” said Mark Brandenburg, president and co-owner of Golden Gate Hotel & Casino. 

During every hand of poker, gather the data in your mind April 08, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | When you make the best decision, you are successful in your endeavor – win or lose the pot. Yes, losing a hand can also represent success – by losing less than would otherwise be the case.

What better mental challenge is there than playing poker? April 08, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | “Exercise your brain with acrostics, reading, debating – anything to keep the mind alive.” Examples of acrostics are word puzzles. All these activities serve to challenge the mind. Butler should have mentioned playing poker.

Casino War ranks in top 20 for casino revenue April 08, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | I doubt any game in the casino is mocked the way Casino War is. We chuckle about people wagering money on a game we play with our kids. But, Casino War is actually one of the top 20 games in terms of revenue. 

Bally’s Atlantic City WSOP Championship Event set April 02, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

The tenth season of the WSOP Circuit will wrap up under the bright lights of the ESPN cameras with the WSOP National Championship from May 22-24, 2014 in Atlantic City at the brand new WSOP-branded Bally’s Atlantic City poker room.

Keno is more than just jotting down numbers on a play slip April 01, 2014 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | While keno is a random game, to say no skill is involved is simply not true. While there is no skill required in number selection there is skill in knowing how to figure and use house percentage to your benefit.

Orleans Hotel Casino planning big April for poker players April 01, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | The Orleans Casino poker room has announced their April promotions. Players can earn virtual drawing entries for Triple Draw Cash Drawings for every hour of “live” Texas hold’em play this month.

More reasons for raising while playing Texas Hold'em Poker April 01, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Recently, we discussed several of “The 13 Reasons for Raising,” developed by George “The Engineer” Epstein with his Claude Pepper Seniors Poker Group. Here are several more of his less well-known reasons for raising.

Imagine if video poker paid for suit full house type of hand April 01, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | Have you ever been dealt a hand that contains three of one suit and two of another and wondered why you don’t get paid for this type of Full House? Imagine if video poker paid for this type of hand.

What casino options are available in Sweden? March 26, 2014 by David Cash

Sweden is now being recognised for its change of heart towards online gambling and casino based games. Due to this shift, many UK and US companies have started to enjoy a profitable experience. One such company is UK gaming giants, Gala.

In keno you can play different rates and specials on one ticket March 25, 2014 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno | We all like diversity (unless you are at the extreme right politically) and in Keno the opportunity is there. You can play different rates and specials on one ticket if you desire. Thus, let’s have some fun.

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Part II Insights to help anyone become a professional poker playerPLAY POKER

Part II: Become a professional poker player

This is the reason pros love mixed games so much. They are always looking for weaker opponents who haven’t mastered some of the games to create an edge for themselves. Without the ability to do this, there is no reason to sit at the table. This is the cardinal rule of poker. You must master at least four different games to play at a world-class level.

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