Magic: The Gathering is the world's most played trading card game. Now for the first time in the game's 25-year history, you can enjoy the only guide on the market to capture all the magic--and value--of thousands of cards released for MTG.Featuring 165 unique card sets, Magic: The Gathering Cards - The Unofficial Ultimate Collector's Guide showcases the rarest and most valuable cards on the secondary market, including an Alpha Black Lotus worth more than $27,000 You'll also find expert tips for collecting and card investing from one of the world's leading experts in the field of Magic finance, author Ben Bleiweiss. Whether you enjoy the beauty of Serra Angel, the power of the master of the mountains of Shiv - Shivan Dragon, or collectability of the Original Dual Lands, Magic: The Gathering Cards - The Unofficial Ultimate Collector's Guide is sure to cast a spell on you.
very great player knows that success in poker is part luck, part math, and part subterfuge. While the math of poker has been refined over the past 20 years, the ability to read other players and keep your own tells in check has mostly been learned by trial and error.
But now, Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer specializing in nonverbal communication and behavior analysis--or, to put it simply, a man who can tell when someone's lying--offers foolproof techniques, illustrated with amazing examples from poker pro Phil Hellmuth, that will help you decode and interpret your opponents' body language and other silent tip-offs while concealing your own. You'll become a human lie detector, ready to call every bluff--and the most feared player in the room.
Chan, who regularly plays against and defeats the best players in the world, shows how to win money consistently at poker's most popular game-limit hold'em. Players get an opportunity to get into the mind of a champion, as Johnny picks out illustrative hands and shows how he thinks his way through the betting and the bluffing. No book so thoroughly details the thought process of how a hand is played, the alternative ways it could have been played, and the best way to win poker session after poker session.
Poker is more than just a card game - it can also help you become a winner away from the gaming tables By blending the life lessons of a time-honored spiritual practice with the strategy of this popular card game, you can create a powerful approach to successful play - and successful living. In The Tao of Poker, prize-winning poker player Larry Phillips offers more than 280 rules to bring you to new levels of personal achievement, just when and where you need them most.
Here are some of The Tao of Poker's rules for success:
- Take the long view
- Once you commit to a hand, play it strong
- Don't throw in good money after bad
- If you think you're beat, get out
Try out these rules and watch your game, and your life, improve. Now you can be a winner at home, at work, and at the casino - wherever the stakes for success are high
For beginning and novice players who want to play and win at Texas hold'em'95% of the card-playing market'this is the perfect antidote. The book is designed for those players who want to learn 'right now' and enjoy instant success at the tables. Fifty quick sections focus on key winning concepts, making learning both easy and fast.
Put on your best poker face and lay your chips on the table. This guide to poker strategy helps you gain the skills you need to improve your game and go home with some extra winnings in your pocket.
Completely user-friendly for American players, this accessible guide covers every aspect of poker, including history, rules, game psychology, strategies, tournament play, and an important section on internet play.
No-Limit Hold'em is an extremely complex game that is difficult to learn and even more difficult to teach. Many authors have produced works on this topic which are either too simplistic or far too complex to be of any practical use. Hunter Cichy has a unique ability to present advanced concepts in a manner that any committed student can understand and implement. In this cutting-edge work, Hunter outlines a straightforward, no-nonsense approach to poker analysis. His philosophy is built around the five key elements of poker theory - pot odds- implied odds- pot equity- fold equity- minimum defense frequency. Hunter examines each of these topics in depth and explains how they interact. By combining optimal opening ranges with clear explanations of math and game theory, Hunter presents a powerful strategy that is easy to implement and difficult to exploit. A careful study of the approach outlined in Advanced Concepts in No Limit Hold'em will undoubtedly take your game to a higher level.
In this new and completely revised edition, the first reigning World Series of Poker Champion gets down and dirty about how to win big. It's not just about cards. It's about the people who hold them, so you'll need to be a master of human nature.
Who better to teach you than American folk hero and gambling legend Amarillo Slim? Get his first-hand secrets on everything from counting cards to judging opponents, the laws of probability, betting, bluffing, when to drop, and when to pick up your chips and head home.