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No limit : the Texas hold 'em guide to winning in business

Author: Donald G Krause; Jeff Carter
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Author Donald G. Krause, along with co-author Jeff Carter, reveals practical advice for beating the competition no matter the odds, by using the tactics for winning at Texas Hold 'em in every competitive situation - from business and career to personal relationships. No Limit shows you how to combine the discipline and skill of a master cardshark with the business acumen of a Fortune 500 CEO."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald G Krause; Jeff Carter
ISBN: 9780814480649 0814480640
OCLC Number: 181516901
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 229 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Why use the poker paradigm --
Poker 101: the concepts of Texas hold 'em strategy --
pt. 1. Position : Building confidence ; Anger, frustration, and fear ; The role of luck ; Using logic to make good decisions ; Avoiding errors ; Requirements, risk, and reward --
pt. 2. Opportunity : The land of Oz: classifying players ; Getting to know you ; Pre-flop concepts --
pt. 3. Kinetics : Evaluating the flop: I. Reading pocket cards ; Evaluating the flop: II. Reading the board, counting outs, and computing pot odds ; Evaluating the flop: III. Playing decisions ; The SWORD in hand: Tactics I ; The SWORD in hand: Tactics II ; The SWORD in hand: Tactics III --
pt. 4. End game and results : Drowning in the river ; Dimensions of bluffing I: Bluffing in hold 'em ; Dimensions of bluffing II: Bluffing in interpersonal competition ; Survival of the fittest --
Appendix A : Texas hold 'em fundamentals --
Appendix B: Pocket scores --
Appendix C: The thirty-six stratagems.
Responsibility: Donald G. Krause and Jeff Carter.
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