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Stu Unger was considered by most to be the best Hold ‘em player in history. Pokerlistings.com recently produced a poker documentary, Stu Unger’s Last Chance Gone Wrong, that paints a fascinating picture of a tortured soul. For even more, read the Wikipedia page about “The ComebackKid.”
In 2010 Poker for Dummies listed their Ten Poker Legends. Stu Unger Johnny Moss Jack “Treetop” Strauss Benny Binion “Amarillo Slim” Preston Doyle Brunson Johnny Chan Phil Helmuth, Jr. Scotty Nguyen Chris Moneymaker (the Moneymaker effect) What changes would you make to this lineup today?
The Forbes Travel Guide has awarded the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa its Four-Star rating (only one of 180 in the world out of over 20,000!).
WPT DeepStacks at the Atlantis Every so often writing assignments sync perfectly with personal interests. So it was when I covered the World Poker Tour DeepStacks Tournament, hosted by the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada. There were 15 games scheduled over a 10 day period. The majority were No Limit Hold ‘Em, with[…]
We are thrilled to announce that our app, Poker Tutorial: Omaha 101 and an Insider’s Guide To Reno (Formerly ‘Travel Reno’) has won a North American Travel Journalists Association Gold Award, being selected as the best travel app. This marks the app’s first award. We will have more on the award soon. The initial press release is listed[…]
Annie Duke’s win at the 2004 World Series of Poker is a classic example of how poker is played on a mental battleground. As the only woman at the table, in a male-dominated arena, she used the stereotypes that circled her presence at the tournament to suss her competitors out and play a smarter game. If you’ve got a[…]
RENO, NEV. – For the fifth consecutive month, Atlantis Steakhouse has been selected as OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Local Pick for the Tahoe/Reno region. Atlantis Steakhouse was selected as a Diners’ Choice Local Pick in a number of categories, including: · Best Overall · Best Food · Best Service · Best Ambiance · Notable Wine List[…]
We’re taking a trip down memory lane today, looking back at an insane Bad Beat featuring Danny Nguyen and his nerves of steel. Staring down at 274:1 odds of taking home the bacon, he watched and waited for the unexpected to happen…
RENO, NV. – Atlantis Casino Resort Spa has been awarded 20 Best of Gaming Awards by Casino Player magazine, including top honors for: · Best Spa · Best Table Game Tournaments · Best Place to Play Craps · Casino Where You Feel the Luckiest Casino Player magazine is a monthly publication that has been a voice in the gaming industry for 26 years.[…]