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McClelland and Negreanu inducted into Poker Hall of Fame October 28, 2014 by GT Staff

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.

Poker qualifies as a sport! October 28, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | In many respects, I claim the game of poker is a sport, much as is the game of baseball, often regarded as our national pastime, or other well-known athletic competitions.

Target those timid poker players to cash in your success October 28, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker By George | Recently, we reported on our bluffing statistics since introducing the Esther Bluff. With over 70% success, our bluffs far exceed an estimated break-even of 40%. 


Poker dad has won enough money to get a house October 28, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Heartland Poker Tour, The Grand Havana Room, Red Rock hotel are all featured in this week's column.

3-card poker is worth revisiting October 28, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | I came across something on Facebook this week about Three Card Poker. It asked, “What is your favorite strategy?” This is a question I think is better asked of Black Friday.

$10k poker prize up for grabs at Green Valley Ranch October 21, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Ultimate Poker brings its popular live series back with Live Series 2, featuring online events that culminate in a $10,000 guaranteed tournament on Saturday, Nov. 1, at Green Valley Ranch.

Poker: Made hands happen less than 25% of the time October 21, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Playing hold’em, there are two types of hands dealt: made hands and drawing hands. The majority of hands dealt are not playable.

When to use tainted outs in poker October 21, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | Outs are unseen cards that would improve your hand to (hopefully) the winning hand. They come in two primary forms: (1) solid outs and (2) tainted outs.

Sequential Royal can give you triple pay October 21, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | When you consider any five cards can appear in 240 unique sequences and they are willing to pay you 3x if you get either one of two of them, the offer is a bit less generous than it sounds. 

Poker: Best way to play a big pair before the flop October 14, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Playing Texas Hold'em with a made hand;  it could win without further improvement. You raise preflop to reduce the size of the playing field, and are called by three opponents. Great, so far!

A quick upgrade to rule three of my Four Basic Poker Rules October 14, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | It was many years ago when I first developed my Four Basic Rules for winning at poker. Time and experience often help us improve.

The Rampart celebrates anniversary in style October 14, 2014 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | It has been 15 years now for the Rampart and while not all went smoothly at first, the area’s beauty and company desire overcame the obstacles.

Talking Stick Casino proves to be a success October 14, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Our neighbor, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, recently hosted its ninth annual Arizona State Ladies Poker Championship in the Arena Poker Room.

Poker champion Ivey says he did not cheat to win October 13, 2014 by Ray Poirier

Poker champion Phil Ivey may have lost his lawsuit seeking baccarat winnings of $12 million against a London casino but he wants the world to know he did not cheat and actually won the money fair and square.

Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain October 09, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Ten-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey has lost his case against a British casino he accused of improperly withholding his winnings. Britain’s High Court ruled that Genting Casinos UK does not have to pay him the $12.4 million he was seeking.

Pro Football Squares at South Point poker room October 07, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | The South Point poker room will host Pro Football Squares throughout October. Poker players will earn one football square for aces full, four-of-a-kind, straight flush or royal flush card hands.

Short-handed poker games are unpopular, here is why October 07, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Many poker players do not want to play short-handed games – with five or fewer players involved. It could soon bring the table to a close.

Analyzing poker's tainted outs October 07, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker By George | In poker, a tainted out is a card that could help your opponent as well as you, possibly giving him the better hand.

London Court begins hearing Ivey cheating case October 06, 2014 by Ray Poirier

London’s High Court of Justice has begun hearing the case of whether Phil Ivey cheated a casino run by a unit of Malaysia’s Genting Bhd. to accumulate winnings of some $12.4 million or whether the method he used, called edge sorting, was legitimate.

No one has friends at the poker table September 30, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | There are many ways playing poker is different than playing gambling games like slots and roulette. One way is you are competing against live people.

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