Author: Paul

Paul is a fan of all forms of poker: tournaments, cash, and online. He also loves collecting data and turning it into information. The result are the tournament and cash tables pages. Heather sometimes wishes Paul liked data a little less...
Harrah’s New Orleans Poker Room Review

Harrah’s New Orleans Poker Room Review

The Harrah’s New Orleans casino sits just outside the French Quarter in the greatest city in the world (calm down Paris!). At least that’s what Heather and I claim. We’ve visited New Orleans several times now, and even chose the city to get married. The combination of music, food, art, architecture, and people creates a…

Poker Tournament Structure: Time in Stage (TIS) Evaluation

Poker Tournament Structure: Time in Stage (TIS) Evaluation

Recently, we reviewed the current state of poker tournament structure assessment. The development of summary metrics for tournament structures (e.g., S-points) has added real value to evaluating the playability of one tournament vs. another. However, there are still gaps in these metrics. We investigated these gaps to help you better plan your approach to playing…

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows Poker Room Review

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows Poker Room Review

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino was rebranded under Penn National Gaming’s Hollywood franchise in late 2021. Now Hollywood Casino at the Meadows, it is only a short jaunt from Pittsburgh, where we had played at the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh the day before. We were interested to see how this Hollywood offering measured up to the…