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< p=""> < b=""> Phil Hellmuth, Jr., the Tiger Woods of Poker, demonstrates exactly how to play and win& ndash; & ndash; even if you have never played poker before& ndash; & ndash; the modern games of poker, including: Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Seven& ndash; Card Stud, and Razz.<> <> < p=""> < i=""> Play Poker Like the Pros<> is the perfect introduction to the world of poker, including tournaments, home games, and Online play as Hellmuth begins by laying how to set& ndash; up and play the games and then moves on to basic and advanced strategy. <> < p=""> Phil teaches exactly which hands to play, when to bluff, and when to raise, and when to fold. In addition, Hellmuth provides techniques for reading other players and avoid going on tilt& ndash; & ndash; & ndash; poker speak for staying cool under pressure. There are also special chapters for advanced players on how to beat Online games and an inside look at tournament play. <> < p=""> <> <> <>
“Phil Hellmuth gave me the best poker lesson Ive ever received.” Matt Damon, actor and co-star in the movie Rounders
“Phil Hellmuth is the best poker tournament player that I have ever played against.” Johnny Chan, Seven-time World Champion of Poker
“Play Poker Like the Pros is the best poker strategy book ever written. "Amarillo Slim" Preston, Hall of Fame inductee and poker's greatest ambassador.
“From the moment I first played poker with Phil I knew that I was witnessing something special.” Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson, Poker legend and eight-time World Champion of poker
In Play Poker Like the Pros
, poker master Phil Hellmuth, Jr., demonstrates exactly how to play and win -- even if you have never picked up a deck of cards -- the modern games of poker, including: Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Seven-Card Stud, and Razz.
Phil Hellmuth, Jr., a seven-time World Champion of Poker, presents his tournament-tested strategies to beat any type of player, including:
- The Jackal (crazy and unpredictable)
- The Elephant (plays too many hands)
- The Mouse (plays very conservatively)
- The Lion (skilled and tough to beat)
Play Poker Like the Pros begins by laying out the rules and set-up of each game and then moves on to easy-to-follow basic and advanced strategies. Hellmuth teaches exactly which hands to play, when to bluff, when to raise, and when to fold. In addition Hellmuth provides techniques for reading other players and staying cool under pressure. There are also special chapters on how to beat online poker games and an inside look at tournament play.
About the Author
Phil Hellmuth, Jr., voted the "Best Poker Tournament Player in the World" in 1997 by his peers, has won seven world championship poker titles, four Hall of Fame titles (including the championship event), and numerous other poker titles worldwide. Phil has been featured in Sports Illustrated
, and Esquire
and has appeared on the Discovery Channel, E!, ESPN, Fox Sports, and ABCNews.com. In addition to writing for many poker websites, Phil also contributes to Gambling Times Magazine
and Card Player
. He lives with his family in Palo Alto, California.