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Video Keno Machine Improves on the Live Game

10 August 2012
When I started visiting the casino, the table games dominated the floor and slot machines were relegated to the perimeter of the casino or small areas set aside to accommodate them. Of course, this has all changed and nowadays the rolls have been reversed and the machines rule the casinos. This is not to say that live casino games are going to be defunct any time soon. ... (read more)
 

Texas Hold'em A to Z: U is for Under the Gun

3 August 2012
Texas Hold'em is a positional game. Your position is determined by where you are sitting in relationship to the dealer button. Unlike games like stud where the betting order changes with each betting round, the order is fixed in Texas Hold'em. Before the flop the person to the left of the big blind bets first. ... (read more)
 

Change Your Attitude and Your Luck

13 July 2012
What is luck? If you look up the definition it says that luck is: Success or failure decided by chance rather than through one's own actions. When you play games of chance, luck will determine whether you win or lose. In the short term luck will be a big factor in determining whether you win or lose. ... (read more)
 

Texas Hold'em A to Z: T is for Tilt

22 June 2012
Poker is more than just a card game. Whenever you are dealing with people, you are also dealing with psychological factors. One pro player I know said that poker is a "people game" played with cards. Your emotions as a player can have a large impact on your results when you play poker. They say that winning can be simple. ... (read more)
 

Leaving After a Win

15 June 2012
The other day I was sitting around with a few of my friends and the conversation turned to superstitions and any personal idiosyncrasy we have when we are gambling. One of my friends brought up the subject of whether it was better to leave a slot machine after winning a sizeable jackpot or to "play off" the winner and leave after a losing spin. ... (read more)
 

Texas Hold'em A to Z: S is for Slowplaying

25 May 2012
In Texas Holdem you are not trying to win a lot of pots. You're trying to win the most money. In fact the player who wins the most pots will usually be a losing player because they are playing too many hands. Two ways you can increase the money you win is with the slowplaying and check-raising. Both of ... (read more)
 

Feels Like the First Time

18 May 2012
They say that you never forget your first time, your first love, your first car, etc. You remember these first times simply because it is a completely new experience that you have never encountered before so it has more of an emotional impact on your brain. This is how we learn. First time experiences can be ... (read more)
 

Texas Hold'em A to Z: R is for Reading

23 March 2012
In order to be a winning poker player, you will have to improve your reading skills. There are three types of reading you will need to do. You have to be able to read the board, read the players and read some poker books. These will help you get the edge on your opponents. Reading the Board Reading the ... (read more)
 

Texas Hold'em A to Z: Q Is for Queens

9 March 2012
Pocket Queens I have a love/hate relationship with pocket Queens. Sometimes they give me great pleasure and shower me with riches and the next time they steal my money and kick me to the gutter. Queens are fickle and you have to play with them cautiously or they will break your heart. Pocket Queens are the third most powerful starting hand. ... (read more)

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Bill Burton
Bill Burton is a gambling expert and best-selling author of Get the Edge at Low Limit Texas Hold'em and 1000 Best Casino Gambling Secrets. He is the former Casino Gambling columnist for About.com.

Burton's Texas Holdem book was published in 2002 long before the game became a national phenomenon. The producers of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown used his book during the first season to teach the game to the participants.

He writes for several national gaming magazines and newsletters. These publications include: Casino Player, Strictly Slots, The Southern California Gaming Guide, Midwest Gaming and Travel magazine, Southern Gaming and Destinations magazine, Midwest Player and Blackjack Insider.

Burton is an instructor for the Golden Touch Craps dice control seminars teaching players how to gain the advantage in craps. He is an expert at all casino games and can teach players how to play any casino game as well as offering them advice to get the most out of their casino visits.

Bill Burton Websites:

www.billburton.com
www.goldentouchcraps.com

Books by Bill Burton:

1000 Best Casino Gambling Secrets

> More Books By Bill Burton

Bill Burton
Bill Burton is a gambling expert and best-selling author of Get the Edge at Low Limit Texas Hold'em and 1000 Best Casino Gambling Secrets. He is the former Casino Gambling columnist for About.com.

Burton's Texas Holdem book was published in 2002 long before the game became a national phenomenon. The producers of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown used his book during the first season to teach the game to the participants.

He writes for several national gaming magazines and newsletters. These publications include: Casino Player, Strictly Slots, The Southern California Gaming Guide, Midwest Gaming and Travel magazine, Southern Gaming and Destinations magazine, Midwest Player and Blackjack Insider.

Burton is an instructor for the Golden Touch Craps dice control seminars teaching players how to gain the advantage in craps. He is an expert at all casino games and can teach players how to play any casino game as well as offering them advice to get the most out of their casino visits.

Bill Burton Websites:

www.billburton.com
www.goldentouchcraps.com

Books by Bill Burton:

> More Books By Bill Burton