Synopses & Reviews
In andlt;iandgt;Poker: The Real Dealandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Phil Gordon's Little Green Bookandlt;/iandgt;, Phil Gordon -- a world-class player and teacher -- shared the strategies, tips, and expertise he's gleaned during his phenomenally successful career. Now he shows players how to apply those theories to actual hands in order to make smart, confident decisions with every move. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Gordon walks readers through hands that he's encountered in cash games; early, middle, and late tournament play; Sit and Gos; satellites and supersatellites; and the final table of the andlt;iandgt;World Series of Pokerandlt;/iandgt;, revealing not only what plays he made but also andlt;iandgt;whyandlt;/iandgt; he made them. He relates what goes through a pro's mind in every situation, whether it's a timely bluff or a questionable call, and helps players calculate their own best moves in the most pressure-fueled of situations. In analyzing specific hands, Gordon also imparts important lessons in key poker skills such as calculating odds, shorthanded play, and discovering tells. And he discusses memorable plays -- the good and the oh-so-bad -- explaining why certain moves were made and, in many cases, how the hands should have been played differently. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Insightful, witty, and filled with real-life pro secrets, andlt;iandgt;Phil Gordon's Little Blue Bookandlt;/iandgt; is required reading for every player looking to make a profit and raise his game to the next level.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Phil Gordonandlt;/bandgt;andnbsp;is a world-class poker player and teacher with two World Poker Tour championships and seven final table appearances at the World Series of Poker. andnbsp;Since 2001 he has earned more than $3 million in tournament prize money. andnbsp;His bestselling previous works,andnbsp;andlt;iandgt;Poker: The Real Deal, Phil Gordon's Little Green Bookandlt;/iandgt;, andandnbsp;andlt;iandgt;Phil Gordon's Little Blue Book,andnbsp;andlt;/iandgt;alongside his teaching and commentary on forty-two episodes of Bravo'sandnbsp;andlt;iandgt;Celebrity Poker Showdownandlt;/iandgt;, make Phil the preeminent poker teacher and writer in the world. Phil currently resides in Newport, Washington with his wife and two young sons.