If the financial meltdown taught us anything, the secret is to take calculated risks. So with that in mind, take a lesson from some of the state’s card sharks, poker pros, and all-around gambling gurus.

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Insider’s Guide to Gaming in Washington

If the financial meltdown taught us anything, the secret is to take calculated risks. So with that in mind, take a lesson from some of the state’s card sharks, poker pros, and all-around gambling gurus.

  • By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/23/2012
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5 Questions for Poker Pro Alex Fitzgerald

Advice from poker pro Alex Fitzgerald of pocketfives.com and pokerheadrush.com.

  • By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/24/2012
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Internet Gambling: Washington Hold ’Em

How the Evergreen State killed internet gambling.

  • By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/24/2012
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Washington’s Lottery’s Best Bets, By the Numbers

The Washington Lottery, by the numbers.

  • By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/24/2012
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Holy Rollers Film Stacks the Deck

Seattle’s card-counting blackjack team the Holy ROllers has a big guy on its side: God.

  • By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/24/2012
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How to Count Cards—and Not Get Caught

Tips from Holy Roller David Drury

  • By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/24/2012
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Washington Casino Guide

Sizing up four Seattle-area casinos: Emerald Queen, Muckleshoot, Snoqualmie, and Tulalip Resort.

  • By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/17/2012
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UW Alum Argues Poker Should Be Mandatory at Biz Schools

How to succeed in business without really bluffing.

  • By Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Karen Quinn, and Laura Dannen
  • Published 04/24/2012