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Molly's Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the ...
by Molly Bloom

Language

English

Pages

275

Publication Date

June 24, 2014

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<p><strong>Soon to be a major motion picture, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, and Michael Cera—the true story of "Hollywood’s poker princess" who gambled everything, won big, then lost it all.</strong></p><p>Molly Bloom reveals how she built one of the most exclusive, high-stakes underground poker games in the world—an insider’s story of excess and danger, glamour and greed.</p><p>In the late 2000s, Molly Bloom, a twentysomething petite brunette from Loveland Colorado, ran the highest stakes, most exclusive poker game Hollywood had ever seen—she was its mistress, its lion tamer, its agent, and its oxygen. Everyone wanted in, few were invited to play.</p><p>Hundreds of millions of dollars were won and lost at her table. Molly’s game became the game for those in the know—celebrities, business moguls, and millionaires. Molly staged her games in palatial suites with beautiful views and exquisite amenities. She flew privately, dined at exclusive restaurants, hobnobbed with the heads of Hollywood studios, was courted by handsome leading men, and was privy to the world’s most delicious gossip, until it all came crashing down around her.</p><p><em>Molly’s Game</em> is a behind the scenes look at Molly’s game, the life she created, the life she lost, and what she learned in the process.</p>
Mastering Small Stakes No-Limit Hold'em: Strategies to consistent...
by Jonathan Little

Language

English

Pages

482

Publication Date

July 17, 2017

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There is a lot of money to be made at small stakes no-limit hold’em because… surprise, surprise… most of the players aren’t very good.<br /><br />However, few players understand exactly how to exploit these games. Competent players who generally play larger stakes will, of course, beat them. But they won’t beat them for nearly as much as they ought to. Why? Because they don’t understand how to adjust correctly.<br /><br />Playing a solid, competent, decently aggressive style is a strategy that will be profitable. That said, you should not be content with just beating these games - you should be absolutely crushing them. The trick to doing this is to disregard a lot of “correct” poker and get way out of line at the right times. The methods required are far from obvious or intuitive but in Mastering Small Stakes No-Limit Hold’em Jonathan Little explains them in great detail.<br /><br />Jonathan constructs a basic strategy to crush small stakes games and also identifies the adjustments that need to be made when facing more competent opposition.<br /><br />You need this book if…<br /><br />* You frequently play small stakes no-limit hold’em<br />* You usually play larger stakes but (especially live) often have to make do with smaller stakes games<br />* You play tournaments (such as WSOP events) that feature numerous recreational players
Poker Brat: Phil Hellmuth's Autobiography
by Phil Helmuth

Language

English

Pages

512

Publication Date

July 23, 2017

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If you know Phil Hellmuth then you either love him or hate him!<br /><br />His rants, tirades, and lines like “I can dodge bullets baby” and “If it weren’t for luck, I’d win them all” are epic and have earned him the nickname the “Poker Brat.” However, whether you love him or hate him, he is undoubtedly the greatest poker player of our time. Phil is a global poker icon who holds every record at the World Series of Poker, including an extraordinary 14 world championships.<br /><br />In Poker Brat Phil paints a picture of his early Midwestern life, in which he struggled mightily in grade school and high school, but always had aspirations to do something great. Phil takes you from the low lows of his life to the high highs, and shows you how he developed an unhealthy ego along the way, which eventually turned into his “poker brat” persona.<br /><br />In Poker Brat, Phil shares his own powerful tips and techniques, the ones that he used to set his goals, and then he shows how he achieved those goals as he climbed to the summit of the poker world.
Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments
by Jonathan Little

Language

English

Pages

84

Publication Date

February 22, 2015

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Are you tired of losing at small stakes poker? Improve your skills and learn how to win big. <br /><br />Are you stuck playing in lousy tournaments versus lousy opponents? Do you still lose even at the smallest stakes? It’s time to master small stakes poker with a world-class poker champion as your guide. <br /><br />Jonathan Little has cashed for more than $6.4 million in live poker tournaments. This two-time World Poker Tour champion knows that to make millions on poker’s biggest stage, you have to start small. Through his revolutionary approach, you can finally master the skills it takes to win small stakes tournaments. By learning how to crush your small stakes opponents, you’ll be prepared to handle bigger challenges -- and bigger cash outs -- that come with larger buy-in tournaments. <br /><br />In Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments, you’ll discover: <br />- Skills that will instantly improve your poker game<br />- How to stop blaming bad luck and learn the real secret to mastering poker<br />- The pitfalls to avoid that will allow you to crush your mistake-prone peers <br />- The reasons pros make the plays they make and how you can adopt their methods <br />- How to win more money from poker, and much, much more! <br /><br />When you learn to think for yourself and adjust your strategy based on specific opponents, you’ll start to turn your game around. As the author of 11 best-selling poker books, Little can show you exactly how to learn these skills and win much more money in the long term.<br /><br />If you like concise, actionable information you can start using right away, then you’ll love Little’s game-changing poker guide. <br /><br />Buy the book to start cashing out today! <br />
Super Systems 2
by Doyle Brunson

Language

English

Pages

672

Publication Date

February 26, 2012

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SS2 features winning strategies and professional secrets from the world's best players including new advice from Doyle and the addition of no-limit legend Phil Helmuth, holder of the most world series championships ever. Other superstar contributors includr Daniel Negreanu, 4-time bracelet winner, 2004 Player of the Year, and author of three books including Hold'em Wisdsom for all Players; Lyle Berman, 3-time WSOP bracelet winner and founder of the World Poker Tour; Bobby Baldwin, 1978 World Champion; Johnny Chan, 2-timeWorld Champion and 10-time WSOP bracelet winner; the great Mike Caro, " Mad Genius of Poker"; Jennifer Harman, the world's top female player; Todd Brunson, winnerof more than 20 tournaments; and Crandell Addington, no-limit legend
The Mental Game of Poker: Proven Strategies For Improving Tilt Co...
by , Barry Carter

Language

English

Pages

264

Publication Date

October 02, 2011

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The mental game may be more important in poker than in any other form of competition. It’s one of the only games in the world where you can play perfectly and lose—again and again. Hundreds of poker players have turned to mental game coach Jared Tendler’s revolutionary approach to help them play their best, no matter how badly they’re running. In this book you’ll find simple, step-by-step instructions and proven techniques to permanently fix problems such as tilt, handling variance, emotional control, confidence, fear, and motivation. With the games getting tougher, now is the time to take these problems head on.
Bluffs: How to Intelligently Apply Aggression to Increase Your Pr...
by , Albert Hart

Language

English

Pages

196

Publication Date

August 17, 2016

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Have you ever wondered how the best poker players in the world successfully bluff on a regular basis? Many amateurs make the mistake of mindlessly attempting sporadic bluffs because they do not fully understand when and why to bluff. In this book, world class poker professional Jonathan Little (over $6,300,000 in live tournament cashes) will explain when and why to bluff in order to maximize your chances of success. <br /> <br />Bluffs demonstrates how to widen your ranges and force your opponents to make costly errors. In small and middle stakes cash games and tournaments, you will often find yourself playing against conservative opponents who play in a straightforward manner. They see flops with their good hands and fold to bets when they do not connect with the board. Against these players, you can play a wide range with the intention of playing aggressively post-flop.<br /> <br />Numerous examples, featuring the play of an amateur player who got out of his comfort zone to put these tactics to the test, make it clear when you should play aggressively and the thoughts you should consider as you do so. Each situation is explained with attention to your hole cards, stack size, position, and your perception of your opponent. You will learn how to apply the concepts discussed in Bluffs in the real world, allowing you to win more money from poker.<br /><br />If you want to learn how to successfully bluff, scroll to the top of this page and buy this book.
Power Hold'em Strategy
by Daniel Negreanu

Language

English

Pages

504

Publication Date

February 26, 2012

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Super Stars of Hold'em does for hold'em what Doyle Brunson's Super System 2 did for poker. Negreanu gathers together the greatest young players, theorists, and world champions of hold'em, to present insider professional secrets and winning strategies for the only poker game that counts nowadays-hold'em. Ten powerful chapters cover every aspect of the major hold'em games-limit, no-limit, and pot-limit for cash games and tournaments -- with in-depth coverage on all aspects of play. This weighty volume will be an instant classic-poker players cannot ignore the professional advice from the greatest stars of the game.
Applications of No-Limit Hold'em
by Matthew Janda

Language

English

Pages

494

Publication Date

August 22, 2013

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One of the most daunting moments in a poker player s career occurs when he realizes his knowledge of how to play a specific hand well is incomplete without the additional understanding of how to play every other hand in his range well. This task would be impossible if a player had to actually think about every other hand in his range, but by understanding theoretical sound poker, he can quickly design balanced ranges using the proper bet-sizing while playing.<br /><br />Applications of No-Limit Hold em teaches theoretical sound poker, and thus the ability to create the bet-sizings and ranges which will beat the better players. The theory in this book is not designed to be complex or abstract, but rather it s intended to be applied immediately producing better overall results.<br /><br />Many confusing concepts such as overbetting, balancing multiple bet-sizing ranges, donk betting, and check-raising as the preflop raiser are crucial to a player s strategy despite few players implementing them or talking about them. And after reading this book, you should be able to not only conceptually understand these ideas, but also know how to begin incorporating them into your game, and thereby successfully compete against tough opponents.
The Theory of Poker: A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How...
by David Sklansky

Language

English

Pages

324

Publication Date

November 30, 1998

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The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky discusses theories<br />and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game,<br />including five-card draw (high), seven-card stud, hold 'em, lowball<br />draw, and razz (seven-card lowball stud). This book introduces you to<br />the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how it should<br />affect your play. Other chapters discuss the value of deception,<br />bluffing, raising, the slow-play, the value of position, psychology,<br />heads-up play, game theory, implied odds, the free card, and<br />semibluffing.<br /><br /><P>Many of today's top poker players will tell you that this is the book<br />that really made a difference in their play. That is, these are the<br />ideas that separate the experts from the typical players. Those who<br />read and study this book will literally leave behind those who don't,<br />and most serious players wear the covers off their copies. This is the<br />best book ever written on poker.

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