On mobile so idk how to formally quote, but some things that caught my eye from this link https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/10/...gambling.html?referer=https://www.google.com/ Mr. Paddock was also a starer, Mr. Weinreich said. He loved to stare at other people playing, he said. It was not a good thing because it would make other VIPs in the high-limit area uncomfortable. One of my guests once said to me, He really gives me the creeps. Video poker is the crack cocaine of gambling, Mr. Curtis said. There are no opponents. There is no bluffing or worrying about competitors hands. Generally, five cards are drawn from a refreshed 52-card virtual deck instantly on the video screen and players decide which ones to hold, or keep, and which ones to exchange for new cards. Players calculate the possibilities remaining in the 47 other cards. It is a game of coldly calculated probabilities, played without hunches or emotion. Gut feel has nothing to do with it, said Bob Dancer, a professional video poker player in Las Vegas who has written 10 books on the subject. If I have a feeling that says, Im going for another heart, then I will lie down until the feeling goes away. He always carried two cellphones, each with a different carrier, in case one network was down.