Heavenly Poker | We all aspire to Good Luck, be it in life or at the poker tables. Is it possible to change the course of luck – to influence it in some way? While playing poker, I believe we can take steps to sway luck for our own benefit.
A Las Vegas-area casino has become the latest to fold its hand on poker. The M Resort in Henderson says it is renovating its poker room into a slot machine tournament area.
Poker Deals | The historic 10-millionth hand was played at a 25-cent/50-cent no limit hold ‘em table. The victor, “Steve Kelly,” won $6.85 with an ace high during the hand, along with an additional $5,000 prize from Ultimate Poker to celebrate.
Heavenly Poker | All poker players know the basic mechanics of the game – how the game is played. But how many of them know the game well enough to be a consistent winner?
Poker by George | Even the best of poker players can make mistakes on occasion. No one is perfect. Here’s one mistake that might be debated I noticed while watching the World Poker Tour. What’s your opinion?
Beyond the Numbers | They say you have to understand the past to move into the future, and the marketing of poker, whether it's online poker or in brick-and-mortar casinos, is no different.
Ultimate Poker, available only to players within the state of Nevada, reports that it has dealt 10 million hands since going online just over three months ago as the country’s only legal Internet poker-for-money game.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has announced the addition of a Live Updates Team to its Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) that runs run August 8 - 29 with the $10 Million Guaranteed Championship Event August 22 – 28.
Poker Deals | The Annual Arizona State Poker Championship returns to Talking Stick for the ninth year. Top prize is more than $200,000. The five-day tournament is making its exciting return to the Scottsdale resort Aug. 9-13.
Poker by George | Holding a small pair preflop, you are a huge underdog against an opponent with a bigger pair (4-to-1 against you); about even-money or slight favorite versus a player holding two overcards.
Heavenly Poker | Possibly the most costly mistake a poker player can make is to chase. He continues to call on the flop and subsequent betting rounds even when he has little chance of being a winner.
Winning Strategies | My college roommate posted a question to one of my old columns on my blog (gambatria.blogspot.com) wondering if I thought the casinos would ever have to disclose all the key statistics about each game.
The nation’s first online poker company has won final approval from Nevada regulators. The Nevada Gaming Commission gave Ultimate Gaming its final OK, after monitoring the site for three months.
Pokin' Around | We are about to enter into a new age in rating “play for payback” in table games. All that’s required is found behind these doors marked Genesis on East Sunset Rd.
Poker Deals | The first legal online poker series in Nevada, Summer Series, has already awarded more than $100,000 in cash with four events still to come, including a $50,000 guarantee on Sunday’s Final.
Poker by George | Variance is a fact of life at the poker tables.You have no control over variance; although, sometimes it can be influenced by making wise decisions.
Heavenly Poker | Some of us in the poker world, have long maintained playing poker is an ideal way to prevent Alzheimer’s.
Winning Strategies | Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and every table game has a mechanism game inventors use to create a house edge when playing at the casino.
Youth and online skills dominated as the final table of World Series of Poker was set, but it was an experienced grinder, J.C. Tran, who carried the day at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Gaming Insider | Another successful World Series of Poker has provided its annual boost to spending along the Las Vegas Strip. Casino revenues during May were up 6.4 percent compared to the same 2012 period.
Anyway, that’s the best and worst. Now for the eight in-between, definitely worth a stop on anyone’s bucket list of blackjack sites.
Trump Marina (Atlantic City): The first time I saw it, I couldn’t believe how different it was to be that far removed from the center of AC. Definitely the best venue at that time to play 21
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