Questions tagged [casino]

A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.

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How does one get comfortable with the honesty of online casinos? [duplicate]

I occasionally play microstake NLHE on PokerStars, and there I've recently witnessed (what feels like) a suspicious number of "unlikely" deals. The most recent was in a 6-ring game, in which 1 seat ...
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All in or fold strategy

I played in my first live tournament at the casino Saturday night, not a bad turn out, 61 entered. Starting chip stack 15,000. I have been playing online for about 5 or 6 years now and something ...
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Where is Jeff Changeley [closed]

Does anyone know if Jeff Changeley is still alive? I have not seen or heard anything about him since the espn special in the Monaco Classic where he took down J.J. Lynch in the final table in January....
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Occurence of heads-up in full table poker [closed]

How often, in your experience, do heads-up situations (exactly two players in the game) occur in full table casino cash Hold'em games?
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Does “touching the muck” mean anything in a casino?

What is the basic concept in a public card room, when cards "touch the muck"? Are they dead? Always, sometimes?
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If someone offers you a large casino chip at a discount should you take them up on the offer?

I was looking around stack exchange today and ran into this post over in personal finances and money. tax on gambling winning with social security number The op had a friend whom cashed out a 100K ...
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Best city to play poker? [closed]

In terms of availability of different types of poker games, and in terms of the quality of those poker games (i.e., a lot of action, with the occasional fish and donk to spice things up), and in terms ...
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Bad Etiquette or Smart Poker? [duplicate]

When you're sitting at a cash table at a casino and you're ready to leave, is it bad etiquette to wait until you're about to be in the big blind and then walk? This obviously makes the most sense ...
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Can people remember the cards that are played?

In many movies, some people remember the cards that are played in poker games. Is this possible to remember all the cards to predict next 10 or 20 hands? If yes, how and is it allowed to do that in ...
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How can I improve my MTT end game?

I play often at my local casino in Bristol, England and I constantly seem to find myself with around or over double the average stack when the tournament reaches under 30 players. With that said, I ...
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Raked Game Strategy

I have played a lot of home games and generally done pretty well but I'm just getting to the level where I think I might be good enough to play at a casino. The problem is a $3-$4 rake on every hand ...
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Cash outs, are they always in cash or are there other options?

This question is about cash outs in brick-and-mortar casinos or poker clubs. Assuming your cash out is in tens of thousands or more, Do you always cash out in cash or will casinos pay by check or wire ...
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Can I bet on who I think will win the hand at a casino?

Would I be allowed to say to my friend at the table "I bet 10 dollars that gentleman there wins this hand." Assuming that both of us are not currently in the hand. Is this rude? Is this legal?
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Would someone adept at Online Poker be just as good at Casino Poker?

I have gotten good enough at "fake poker" that I would like to try my hand at putting real money down on a game at a Casino (in Pittsburgh). I play Online Poker using chips that have no value. So ...
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Is Christmas a good day to play poker? [closed]

I have always thought the games seemed kind of tight and most of the players a little grumpy. Playing or not have a merry Christmas.
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What are the key lessons that Poker teaches that can be applied to successful speculation?

There are several well-known successful hedge fund managers who love Poker. David Einhorn, Jim Chanos are just a few examples. On a personal level, I hear of successful investors who are fond of Poker....
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What are the overall odds of winning a heads up, texas hold em hand?

I was wondering if anyone has the odds of a heads up hold em hand. I've done some searching and haven't exactly found the answer. I did try adding up the odds of winning for all 169 possible ...
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What happens when you break the “No talk rule”?

I just read the Is trash talking legal in WSOP? question and answer and it made me wonder, what kind of punishment would you get for breaking the no talk rule? Also, I wonder, do casinos have similar ...
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Is it advantageous to buy into a NL cash game at the maximum amount?

Is there an inherent advantage/disadvantage to having a larger stack than your opponent in a cash game? I know it can affect tournament play. I would think if you expect to have a skill advantage over ...
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$1/$2 Live - Bottom set on flop and facing 3bet

I play weekly at my casino and at $1/$2 they have buy-in of $60 min-$200 max. This is one of my hand I played last week and I am interested in seeing how you would play this hand when you have a top ...
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Las Vegas: Best casino for 1-2 no limit?

I would like to know where an intermediate player stands a chance of not losing their shirt playing 1-2 cash game in Vegas. :) What would be your choice for a casino?