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Focus on every poker hand at all times is key to winning July 08, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Most important is to focus on your starting-hand selection. This is where you make your initial “investment” in that hand. Make it a wise investment  – with hole cards that have at least a chance of winning.

Play poker to win money, not just hands July 08, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | Playing poker, your main objective should not be to win hands. Of course, winning hands is highly desirable. “The more, the merrier.” But, you are playing to win money! 

Ivey: Atlantic City win was result of skill, not cheating July 03, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

World-famous poker player Phil Ivey says his disputed $9.6 million baccarat win at Atlantic City’s Borgata casino was all skill.

Daniel Colman wins Big One for One Drop poker tournament July 02, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Daniel Colman, at age 23, edged poker icon Daniel Negreanu heads up to capture the top prize of $15,306,668 at the Big One for One Drop tourney at the Rio. Negreanu received more than $8 million as the runner-up. 

World Series of Poker 45 tough on top poker pros July 01, 2014 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | This is the seventh consecutive year the World Series of Poker’s Main Event will conclude with the November Nine. In that span of years, there has been no repeat winner or, dare I say, a familiar face for fans to identify with.

This year's WSOP could be historic for poker July 01, 2014 by Robert Turner

Beyond the Numbers | The WSOP kicked off with Vanessa Selbst winning her third bracelet and $871,148 in the $25,000 buy-in Mixed-Max No-Limit Hold’em event, cementing her title as the highest-earning female poker player. 

Planet Hollywood puts no limit on charity poker July 01, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | As part of Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort and Casino’s “Phamous” series, the Charity Series of Poker’s (CSOP) first tournament will be a $260 + $40 No Limit Hold’em beginning this Sunday at 5 p.m.

Open letter to The Rules Guy on 'Tipping in poker' July 01, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker By George |  In the best interests of our poker world, should casino workers have to depend on tips to earn a wage based on what they bring to the game – and to the casino? 

Sometimes in poker you have to quit while you're ahead July 01, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker |   I prefer to think of variance in poker simply as the ups and downs (wins and losses) that are inevitable.

Jack 'Treetop' Straus' legend lives on amidst WSOP July 01, 2014 by Richard Saber

V.I.P. Getting Rich with Saber | It’s World Series of Poker time and it always brings back memories of the players who got this started in the days of Binion’s Horseshoe downtown in the 70’s and 80’s.

Borgata poker tournament suit dismissed by judge June 30, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Six players in a poker tournament at the Borgata Hotel/Casino/Spa that was terminated because fake chips were introduced filed suit against the property claiming it failed to properly supervise the activity.

WSOP's Big One for One Drop returns to the Rio June 24, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

The regular $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop returns to the Rio with a current field of 44. With the addition of 11 new players, there will be over $4.5 million raised for the One Drop charitable foundation.

WSOP is just part of the activities June 24, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | One of the most prestigious poker events in Las Vegas, the DeepStack Extravaganza at the Sands Poker Room is a favorite among players.

You can expect to lose playing poker sometimes June 24, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker By George | Even the best poker players can expect to lose sometimes. Chance and probability are heavily involved in the game of poker.

Seats, like poker players, are not all created equal June 24, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Some poker players place their hands atop their cards, making it even more difficult. Often times, their stacks of chips will conceal their hole cards.

Ultimate Poker goes "Cash Game Crazy" June 18, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Ultimate Poker is giving players in New Jersey the opportunity to earn up to 100% of their cash game rake back during “Cash Game Crazy.

29 events down heading to July 5 and WSOP Main Event June 17, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

The World Series of Poker Main Event isn’t until July 5, but the action at the Rio has completed 29 events. Pierre Milan has put France on the map of WSOP 2014.

South Point hosts largest casino collectible show June 17, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | The largest casino collectible show of its kind anywhere will be held at South Point Casino this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club sponsors the event.

The Two-Step is a poker concept to help you win more June 17, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | The Two-Step is a poker concept to help you win more. There are two steps during which you must make key decisions. Step 1 is relatively easy to implement. Step 2 appears quite straightforward.

Progressive side bet math can be the most confusing June 17, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies |  Five basic areas of gaming math – side bets, progressive side bets, simple games, blackjack games and poker games. I’ve found the area that confuses most people is progressive side bet math.

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2014 Poker Hall of Fame inductee NegreanuWSOP

2014 Poker Hall of Fame inductees

The 2014 Poker Hall of Fame Class will feature a first ballot inductee – Daniel Negreanu – and one who has spent four decades contributing to the game – Jack McClelland.

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