He had an almost unbelievable run of good luck. Preview — Poker For Dummies. Paperback, 298 pages Poker For Dummies. Many people play poker with their friends and just bid a penny or a dime per hand.
Nationwide, you can find a game in progress everywhere. Richard Habbershaw Know what it takes to start winning hand after hand by exploring strategy; getting to know antes and betting structure; knowing your opponents, and understanding the odds. The difference between the world champion and the other players in the world series is only very slight. You can play poker at home with the family or online with opponents from around the world. Most newly turned professional players also run out of money within twelve months such is the standard of competition. Lists with This Book Listen with Audible. To see what your friends thought of this book,. The German game spread to Fran. Learning the rules can be quick work, but becoming a winning player takes considerably longer.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “ Poker For Dummies” as Want to Read:. This handy guide will help you walk away from the poker table with winnings, not lint, in your pockets. There is a lot of excellent players coming through all the time. Maybe you' ve never played poker before and you don' t even know what a full house is. Poker is America' s national card game, and its popularity continues to grow. This was a pretty good book, but had far too strong an emphasis on pro- level play for my tastes. Other books in the series. Like bowling and billiards bef. Got this from Bob as a follow up to my pricey ( a carton of smokes and a six- pack of pepsi. Like bowling and billiards before it, poker has moved out from under the seedier side of its roots and is flowering in the sunshine.
If you have a pair of aces you are in practice almost unbeatable. Or perhaps you' ve played for years, but you just don' t know how to win. " Poker For Dummies" also covers the following topics and more: Poker games such as Seven- Card Stud, Omaha, and Texas Hold' emSetting up a game at homePlaying in a casino: Do' s and don' tsImproving your play with Internet and video pokerDeciphering poker sayings and slangTen ways to read your opponent' s body languagePlaying in poker tournamentsMoney management and recordkeepingKnowing when and how to bluff Poker looks like such a simple game. News & Interviews Friends’ recommendations Better World Books.
Starts getting a little complicated towards the end and as this is the mini edition, there seemed to be a lot of explanation missing to ease a complete beginner to that section. Of course in the 1970' s they started a World Series of 1979 an amateur player won it the only time that has happened. Don' t forget, kids, that it takes a lot more than book smarts to get there ( it really is a game of immense skill) but this is a great primer. The most commonly played Texas Hold Em has its own Dummies book on it. I took very detailed notes while reading this book and I soon started crushing the Kaos poker bably aimed more at people aiming for professional- level ( just on the basis of the people who wrote it) but a very decent primer. Currently Reading Readers Also Enjoyed Historical munity Reviews Fernando Callejas For Dummies Series.
Gives you the basics on the game and had some useful tips. There are no discussion topics on this book the first to start one ». The very high hands are extremely unlikely to appear. Trivia About Poker For trivia or quizzes yet. Most people live within a few hours drive of a proper rmative, straightforward and useful ( though admittedly one or two sections were of more use than others), this covers all you might want to know, and does what it says on the tin. " Poker For Dummies" covers the basics. To get good at poker you need to play against the best and the best way to do that is play in a professional casino. For dummies' series didn' t really allow for that.
More lists with this book. Reading Challenge Return to Book Page. The book I read to research this post was Poker For Dummies by Lou Krieger et al which is a very good book which I bought from Amazon.
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Dummies for poker. We’ d love your help. My only complaint was that it felt pretty ' padded out' with a lot on the history of poker, detailed descriptions of poker variants that I had no interest in, and other bits and bobs of theoretical usefulness - but probably only practicably useful once in a blue could have been covered in 100 pages, but could have been covered in 100 pages, but the required format of the '. Goed boek, niet super, maar bevat veel goed advies en enkele toffe anekdotes. I don' t know if it was my enthusiasm for poker or whether this book explained things really well, but this was a great starting book to launch my poker career. Error rating book Other Editions ( 14). Still, anyone willing to make the effort can become a good player.
Good place to start learning poker. Let us know what’ s wrong with this preview of. Foreword by Chris Moneymaker, World Series of Poker Champion. Cloutier and Stu Unger Recent Status fresh and try again Tons of great info. Poker is a very old game certainly the Persians had a very similiar game & there was a game played in Germany in the 16th century called pouchon which was also similiar. Kindle Notes & Highlights Poker for Dummies. You can succeed in poker the way you succeed in life: by facing it squarely, getting up earlier than the next person, and working harder and smarter than the competition.