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World Poker Tour(tm): Making the Final Table
World Poker Tour(tm)
Making the Final Table
Paperback      ISBN: 006076306x

Erick Lindgren, one of the most recognizable and successful players on the World Poker Tour, presents No-Limit Hold'em tournament strategies for surviving and thriving at the tables.

This follow-up to WPT: Shuffle Up and Deal from poker professional Erick Lindgren with contributions from other stars of the World Poker Tour provides the next level of poker strategies and insights for today's poker players. The popularity of the World Poker Tour has driven the huge spike in amateur players entering No-Limit Hold'em Tournaments. As a result the old strategies of conservative slow play are no longer effective. Only the strongest and most aggressive players like Lindgren are reaching the final tables. In this book he will share what it takes to be the last one standing. This will be a must have for all poker enthusiasts.

Perfect for fans of the World Poker Tour as aired on Network Ten and is a hot Foxtel favourite

Australian poker champion Joe Hachem has just been all over the media after he won $10 million.

Erick Lindgren has won almost $2 million on the World Poker Tour, including two first place finishes.

The World Poker Tour television series has revolutionized televised poker by offering expert analysis, and varying camera angles and close-ups of the players' hole cards, creating a whole new brand of high-tech, high-stakes, high-anxiety entertainment.

World Poker Tour(tm): Shuffle Up and Deal
World Poker Tour(tm)
Shuffle Up and Deal
Paperback      ISBN: 0060762519

A poker primer from the hosts and stars of the World Poker Tour, offering basic strategy, trivia, and an inside look at this runaway hit.

The World Poker Tour has revolutionized the game of poker by putting cameras under the table and raising awareness and enthusiasm to an international level. The World Poker Tour: Shuffle Up and Deal is aimed at the millions of passionate fans of the WPT, whether they're ambitious up-and-comers on the poker circuit, or casual players hoping to take the pot at their next Wednesday night game. Shuffle Up and Deal will be a solid poker primer, covering set-up, play, and basic poker strategy, along with many of the interactive elements of the WPT TV show: poker trivia, definitions of poker terms using examples from the show, profiles of WPT star players, insights into the world of professional poker, and an inside look at the show.

The World's Greatest Blackjack Book
The World's Greatest Blackjack Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0385153821
A revised and updated edition of the blackjack player's bible with complete information on the odds, betting strategies, and much more

"A significant contribution to the literature of blackjack . . . I recommend the book to beginners as well as experts."--Edward O. Thorpe, author of Beat the Dealer

This is the most comprehensive guide ever published on blackjack, the only casino game in which a knowledgeable player can gain an advantage over the house. It features the Hi-Opt I, the most powerful simple betting system available today, and has been revised and updated to include the rules of play in Atlantic City as well as the latest information on international playing rules. No matter what your level of experience, it will teach you how to make the most money possible playing your cards.

You'll learn:
- How to pick a casino, with ever major casino in the world evaluated by name
- How to pick a dealer
- How to keep from being cheated
- How to play the cards, using the Basic Strategy to your best advantage
- How to win at home and at "Las Vegas nights"
- How to keep from being banned once you are a winner

Zen and the Art of Poker: Timeless Secrets to Transform Your Game
Zen and the Art of Poker
Timeless Secrets to Transform Your Game
Paperback      ISBN: 0452281261

Inside the intriguing world of poker lies a fascinating exercise in strategy and extreme concentration--many of the same principles that underpin the one-thousand-year-old philosophy of Zen spirituality. Zen and the Art of Poker is the first book to apply Zen theories to America's most popular card game, presenting tips that readers can use to enhance their game. Among the more than one hundred rules that comprise this book, readers will learn to: * Make peace with folding* Use inaction as a weapon* Make patience a central pillar of their strategy* Pick their times of confrontationUsing a concise and spare style, in the tradition of Zen practices and rituals, Zen and the Art of Poker traces a parallel track connecting the two disciplines by giving comments and inspirational examples from the ancient Zen masters to the poker masters of today.