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The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Texas Hold'em (Pocket Idiot's Guide)by Randy Burgess
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Know when to hold'em.
With unprecedented media coverage, the game of poker has explodedand Texas Hold'em is the poker game every new fan wants to learn. This book gives the legions of new players a head start in learning how to playand how to win. Introducing the fundamental concepts and strategies, The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Texas Hold'em gives you the rules for playing and betting, quizzes, odds tables, Hold'em lingo, and tips to avoid beginner's mistakes.
Texas Hold'em has become hugely popular with the World Poker Tour (Travel Channel), World Series of Poker (ESPN), and Celebrity Poker Showdown (Bravo and NBC)
Pocket-size edition gives players the information they want without overwhelming them
Readers learn to avoid beginner's mistakes with this handbook of fundamental concepts and strategies for the Texas Hold'em poker craze sweeping the country.
Texas Hold’em, the game featured on the popular television programs and dealt at well-known tournaments, has quickly become the one to play — and the one to win. In the context of teaching readers the basics of Texas Hold’em, this revised edition covers "No Limit" strategies and tournaments, and the basics for winning bigger cash pots. Although the dynamics for this versionof the game are similar to its low-limit cousin, "No Limit" strategy is quite different. This revised book covers no-limit in much greater detail, as it relates to cash games, online games, and tournaments.
About the Author
Randy Burgess is author of Stepping Up: The Recreational Playe‛s Guide to Beating Casino and Internet Poker, a former reporter for the Bridgeport Post and Hartford Courant newspapers, and currently a freelance book editor and marketing writer.
Carl Baldassarre has been a journalist, freelance writer, and advertising copywriter. He contributed material to Randy Burges‛s Stepping Up on seven-card stud. H‛s also a regular at the virtual Hol‛em tables, playing primarily at Paradise and Party Poker.
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