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No limit Texas hold 'em for winners

Author: Andrea Shavick; Dan Shavick
Publisher: Oxford : How To Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The poker revolution is complete. Once the preserve of shady characters gathered in backrooms, and basements, poker is now a mainstream pastime enjoyed by millions across the country, in home games, poker clubs, casinos and - of course - on the internet. Tournaments are televised nightly and celebrities are falling over each other to get a piece of the action. No-Limit Texas Hold'em is by far the most popular form  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Shavick; Dan Shavick
ISBN: 9781845284640 184528464X
OCLC Number: 776943322
Notes: Cover subtitle: The complete poker player's guide to no-limit Texas hold 'em - for beginners, intermediates and advanced poker players.
Previous edition: 2008.
Description: xi, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Part 1 - Getting Started; Chapter One - Introduction; Chapter Two - Get started and learn the rules; Part II - No-limit hold'em strategy; Chapter 3 - Strategy overview; Chapter Four - The fundamentals of betting; Chapter Five - General playing considerations; Chapter Six - Pre-flop play; Chapter Seven - Playing the flop; Chapter Eight - Playing the turn; Chapter Nine - Playing the river; Chapter Ten - Deception; Chapter Eleven - Playing styles; Chapter Twelve - Poker psychology; Chapter Thirteen - Final thoughts on strategy; Part III - Online Poker; Chapter Fourteen - Getting started online; Chapter Fifteen - Strategy for online play; Part IV - Poker Variants; Chapter Sixteen - Poker variants explained; Chapter Seventeen - Poker tournaments; Part V - The Money: Making it and keeping it; Chapter Eighteen - Money management; Chapter Nineteen - Cheating; Chapter Twenty - Increasing your earnings; Part VI - Resources; Appendix A - Odds and probabilities; Appendix B - Expectation; Appendix C - Tables of odds; Appendix D - Further reading; Glossary; Online chat glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Andrea Shavick & Dan Shavick.

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The poker revolution is complete. Once the preserve of shady characters gathered in backrooms, and basements, poker is now a mainstream pastime enjoyed by millions across the country, in home games, poker clubs, casinos and - of course - on the internet. Tournaments are televised nightly and celebrities are falling over each other to get a piece of the action. No-Limit Texas Hold'em is by far the most popular form of poker played today and this book - now in its revised, third edition - provides a comprehensive tutorial starting from square one.

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