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Poker for dummies

Author: Richard D Harroch; Lou Krieger
Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, ©2000.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
So why should you keep your cards close to your chest? Why is an ace in the hole such a great thing? From novices to advanced players, anyone who's ever played poker, or wanted to, can benefit from this jackpot of advice.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Harroch; Lou Krieger
ISBN: 0764552325 9780764552328
OCLC Number: 44022538
Description: xxvi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword. Introduction. PART I: How to Play the Games. Chapter 1: Poker Basics. Chapter 2: Essential Strategic Considerations. Chapter 3: Seven-Card Stud. Chapter 4: Texas Hold'em. Chapter 5: Seven-Card Stud Eight-or-Better, High-Low Split (Seven-Stud/8). Chapter 6: Omaha. Chapter 7: Home Poker Games. PART II: Advanced Strategy. Chapter 8: Bluffing. Chapter 9: Money Management and Recordkeeping. PART III: Computers, Casinos, and Cardrooms. Chapter 10: Poker Tournaments. Chapter 11: Video Poker. Chapter 12: The World Series of Poker. Chapter 13: The Computer: Your Shortcut to Poker Mastery. Chapter 14: Internet Poker. PART IV: More Poker Fun. Chapter 15: What's Behind the Sayings, Terms, and Myths. Chapter 16: Learning More about Poker. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Read Your Opponent. Chapter 18: Ten Poker Legends. Chapter 19: Ten Keys to Success. Chapter 20: (Almost) Ten Things to Consider Before Going Pro. Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Improve Your Poker Today. Chapter 22: Ten Real-Life Poker Lessons. Index.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Richard D. Harroch and Lou Krieger ; foreword by Linda Johnson.


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