Rules, Skills, Tactics and Strategic Play : A Complete Step-by-step Guide to Mastering the Game, With More Than 400 Practical Photographs and ArtworksBook - 2009
Poker is the ultimate game of skill, bluff, deception and luck. This practical professional book provides all the information the intermediate player needs to beat the odds and improve their game. The essential elements of advanced poker strategy are laid out in simple-to-follow step-by-step detail, including calculating odds, card reading, body language and the art of bluffing. The most popular variations of poker are examined in detail, including Five-card Stud, Seven-card Stud, Texas Hold 'em, Omaha and more. A brief overview of each is followed with advanced tips and strategies designed to improve the experienced player's game, explained with clear diagrams showing poker hands both on and off the table. Information on taking your game to the next level is given, with guidelines on playing online poker, visiting casinos and clubs and participating in cash games. Profiles of some of poker's biggest winners and losers highlight how much there is to gain, and lose, from playing competitively and demonstrate the importance of knowing when to walk away. This superb book, illustrated with over 425 colour images, will teach the experienced enthusiast everything they need to know to move their game up to the next level, to stack the odds in their favour, and to start consistently winning this highly enjoyable and competitive game.
Publisher: London : Southwater, c2009
Branch Call Number: 795.412 SIP
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm