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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poker Deals | Caesars Palace is running its fourth annual Hoops and Hold’em Poker Series in conjunction with the NCAA Tournament. Poker players of all skill levels, 21 years of age or older, are invited to join daily events scheduled through March 30.
Poker by George | Consider you are doing well in a limit game if you can average winning one big bet per hour. So, it follows, if you can avoid losing two big bets in one hand, that is really quite significant, isn’t it?
Heavenly Poker | There are three key elements that characterize the winners’ abilities, and vividly distinguish them from the rest of the pack. Perhaps we should better label these as “essentials” because, without these, you are bound to be a loser.
Poker Deals | Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno plays host to the Card Player Poker Tour from March 20-30. The 4th Annual Atlantis All In Poker Series is a 10-day event that features a variety of events.
Poker by George | I know I am only human. And I proved it to myself while playing in a $4-8 limit hold’em game at a local casino. Up until that evening, I had been having a great season, winning over 85% of my sessions this year.
Heavenly Poker | For every player in a poker hand who benefits from Good Luck, there usually are one or more who suffer Bad Luck. Here’s an interesting example I experienced the other night at the Great Heavenly Poker Room.
Beyond the Numbers | In Part 1, I touched on the subject of finding the edge in poker if you want to survive. I would like to expand on that idea and show poker players how they have the power to improve their playing conditions and even elevate the game itself.
Poker Deals | Ultimate Poker America’s first regulated online gaming operator and the online poker product of Station Casinos, debuted the first episode of “Strip Magic,” a web series featuring exclusive interviews with professional poker player Antonio Esfandiari.
Poker by George | Consider that you are doing well in a limit game if you can average winning one big bet per hour. So, it follows that if you can avoid losing two big bets in one hand, that is really quite significant, isn’t it?
Poker Deals | Station Casinos’ Ultimate Poker (UltimatePoker.com), the first licensed and regulated online poker site in America, has signed poker pro, Danielle Andersen as part of Team U.
Heavenly Poker | Value is getting paid off by callers when you hold a monster hand, preferably the nuts. Your goal is to get the “most” value from your hand – to extract maximum value – the most chips possible from your opponents.
My column a few weeks ago about commission-free Baccarat and commission-free Pai Gow Poker prompted a reader to send me an e-mail asking for advice on how to improve his play at baccarat. The simple reality is I could not provide him with any advice.
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