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What I Know About Poker

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Buy ‘What I Know About Poker: Lessons in Texas Hold’em, Omaha and Other Poker Games’

Poker is not a ‘get rich quick’ scheme. Becoming a consistent winner takes effort and dedication. In this collection of classic articles and much new material, prolific poker strategy writer Alex Scott explains:

How to use Expected Value, Pot Odds, Position, and the principle of Tight-Aggressive play to make good decisions

How to transform your No Limit Hold’em game in five simple steps

How to play Five Card Draw, Lowball Draw, Triple Draw, Badugi, Five Card Stud, Seven Card Stud, Razz, Stud Eight or Better, Chicago, Super Stud, Omaha, Omaha Eight or Better, 5 and 6-Card Omaha, Double Flop Hold’em and Omaha, Courchevel, and Chinese Poker – including basic strategy guides and dealing tips for each variant

How to play when the river is dealt

What to do when you play your first live tournament

When to pass up close gambles in tournaments

How to avoid common bet-sizing mistakes

How to use Fold Equity

How to make money playing Short-Stack Strategy (and how to defend against shortstacking)

How to turn a small investment into big money playing Steps Sit & Gos

When to bet into a dry side pot

How to play when your opponents straddle

How to utilise the ‘squeeze play’

How to avoid results-oriented thinking

How to keep good records

How to use tells and your opponents’ mannerisms when playing live poker

How the Tight-Aggressive and Loose-Aggressive styles evolved

How to use M and the Independent Chip Model (ICM) to make better decisions in Sit & Go tournaments

How to avoid common ‘robotic’ and predictable plays

How to play when you are card dead

How to defeat online opponents using HUDs

How to use the metagame to your advantage

Why Nietzsche was Right about Poker

How Superstition hurts your game, and how you can best use intuition

The book also includes 13 quizzes to test your knowledge of the material covered.

One of the most comprehensive poker guides available, ‘What I Know About Poker’ is a must-have for any player’s library.

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