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Sit&Go Booster ebook Review Sit And Go's are poker tournaments with no set starting time that starts when the required number of players have registered. Sit and go's have become increasingly popular and if you are new to the format or would just like to imporve your sit and go game then this book is for you. Written by John Anhalt, founder of poker training site PokerZion.com , developer of poker tools AcePokerDrills and Leak Buster ( a Hold'em Manager Add-on). John has been playing poker professionaly for over 6 years and is also the author of Poker By The Book Volume 1 and 2.
Online Poker- Doyle Brunson brings a new book to the table with Online Poker and following his previous books Super System & Super System 2 you would be expecting the new super book, especially when the title is ‘Online Poker- Your guide to Playing Online Poker Safely & Winning’. This is a little misleading and the statements on the back cover ‘Everything you need to be successful playing online poker’ and ‘Doyle shows you the inside way to profits’ is stretching it. Don’t get me wrong this book is a great Sunday arvo read and if your new to online poker it has some valuable chapters, its just not what you expect by the cover and back page....READ MORE
Outplaying The Boys- In 1996 Card Player Magazine calls Cat Hulbert one of the top seven-card stud players in the world, prior to poker Cat travelled the world as one of the first female card counters, but this Los Angeles resident doesn't need accolades; she's been supporting herself as a professional gambler for 30 years. Her first book, Outplaying the Boys, explains how women can take advantage of their natural gifts -- and men's sexism. She presents 125 memorable annotated tips on everything from choosing the most profitable table to when and whom to bluff. How to project a winning image. How to choose the most profitable table; talkative table will yield more than a quiet one; and the best seats (avoid the chair closest to the expert players). How to recognize and squelch your own tells. Who to bluff: the new player, the player who just made a comeback, the guy who comments on how tight you are. And who not to bluff: the short stack, the maniac who calls everything. Understanding your innate strengths and weaknesses; honing intuition, curbing your instinct to be too trusting and getting into opponents heads. The book covers two key games Texas Hold’em and Seven-Card Stud and provides a glossary of terms, recommended books, and more....READ MORE
The Poker Tournament Formula 2- Arnold Snyders book looks at tournaments with slower structures such as the bigger buy-in, pro-level events like the WSOP. This book has alot to offer players wanting to step up from low level buy-in events. Part 1- 'Principles' here Snyder introduces us to his crucial concept- the concept of 'chip utility' which he defines as "the usefullness or servicability of your chips". Snyder explains that we need to not think of our chips as money but as utility, "when you win chips in a tournament you are really winning utility, and at the same time you are diminishing the utility of your opponents". Snyder explains that chips have many functions in tournaments- they can be used to steal blinds and antes, to see more flops, to drive opponents out of pots, to gain information etc. We gather chips not just to collect them but to 'use' them, primarily to get more chips- and ultimately all of them. Player new to tournaments will find this section helps them to understand tournament play much better and the vast different between a tourney and a cash games...READ MORE
Winning at Internet Poker for Dummies- Five years ago, 50 million people were playing poker recreationally or professionally. Now that number is more than 100 million, including a huge influx of young people. Online betting is up nearly four-fold over the past year, with total wagers running over $30 billion. Winning at Internet Poker For Dummies provides the lowdown on the hottest game around, highlighting the best sites and virtual games and showing how to make secure online bets. The book covers setting up an account, securing funds, navigating a basic online poker game, using Internet abbreviations and lingo, observing online poker etiquette, playing popular online poker games such as Texas Hold 'Em and Omaha, devising a winning strategy, and participating in ...READ MORE