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Handling dealt high pairs August 19, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | In Texas Hold’em, there are 1,326 possible two-card combinations you can be dealt pre-flop – including pairs, connectors and suited cards, as well as many non-pairs.

Completing poker's basic changes August 19, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker By George | We complete our discussion of Four Basic Rules for Winning at Poker and changes that have occurred over time

Real Gaming makes online poker available on any device August 12, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Real Gaming, backed by South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and casino legend Michael Gaughan, becomes the first and only online poker site in the country that allows for play on any mobile device, including mobile phones and tablets.

Poker tournaments at Golden Nugget, South Point and Atlantis August 12, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Place your bet at the Golden Nugget’s Golden Saturday X (10th) Poker Tournament. At South Point poker players have the opportunity to participate in each “Bounty” tournament for a $60 buy-in.

Boycotting brick and mortar poker rooms is a bad idea August 12, 2014 by Robert Turner

Beyond the Numbers |  I was dismayed when I read an article recommending poker players boycott The Venetian and Wynn. That’s a bad idea on many levels, and I’ll tell you why.

Focus on what you like when selecting your poker game August 12, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | Today, we focus on the particular game of poker you choose to play plus the table at which you play that game. Recently, we added consideration of “when”– which day of the week and which hours – it is best to play.

Argument for online poker in California continues August 08, 2014 by David Cash

Both poker and gambling are hitting a rough patch when it comes to the online form in the United States. Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada are currently the only states in the US to offer online poker and/or online gambling opportunities.

Horseshoe Cincinnati to host $500k Labor Day poker tourney August 06, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio, will host the Labor Day DeepStack Poker Tournament Aug. 27-Sep. 1, which will pay out a minimum $500,000 prize pool, including a $100,000 main prize.

In Poker, learn how to play your best cards August 05, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | My Four Basic Rules have been upgraded, especially Basic Rule No. 3: “Don’t Lose – Play only those Hands that You Have a Good Chance of Winning.”

10th year for Arizona's best poker players August 05, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Poker players will vie for the trophy, cash, bracelet and ultimate bragging rights.

Seniors represent over one-third of participating poker players August 05, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Seniors represent over one-third of participating poker players. For the sake of the game of poker think of benefits we can advocate: special events, discounted tournament entry fees, complimentary buffets.

A deeper look at Face Cards July 29, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies |  If you have a 4-Card Flush, a 3-Card Royal or the rare J-Q-K-A you would throw away a pair. But not a lot of thought needs to go into playing Pairs in Poker.

Even the best players can't get all the info July 29, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Poker is a game of information – partial information, that is. You will never get all the information you would like – even if you are the greatest poker player of all time.

$300 at Orleans each hour to 3 highest Texas Hold'em hands July 29, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | At the Orleans, $300 will be up for grabs every hour to the three highest Texas Hold’em hands from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Ameristar Casino Hotel Chicago opened a new 108-seat poker room.

Player X gets an A in poker strategy knowhow July 29, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker By George | He goes by the name X. With little prior poker experience, last year he joined our Claude Pepper Seniors Poker Group. gains over 20 Nevada deposit-withdrawal locations July 22, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Ultimate Poker partnerships now give players the opportunity to deposit and cash out at over 20 convenient locations around the state, including El Cortez, Station Casinos and Peppermill Resorts.

Bluffing your way to poker victory July 22, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | Parts I and II offered several strategies to accomplish our primary poker goal: Win as much money as possible! Win BETTER. Today, we will discuss bluffing.

Iipay Nation to focus on online poker site July 21, 2014 by

The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel has scrapped its casino in North County, California, and will concentrate on operating an online poker site. But, is it legal?

The 45th annual World Series of Poker breaks new records July 15, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | The 45th annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino established a host of new records as poker enthusiasts from 107 different nations traveled to Las Vegas to compete in the game’s grandest spectacle.

Foreign flavor to World Series of Poker November Nine July 15, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Five International players make up the November Nine in the 45th World Series of Poker Main Event that concluded early Tuesday morning at the Rio. Jorrut Van Hoof of the Netherlands is the overall chip leader.

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