Online Poker in easy steps

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By Stuart Yarnold
£10.99

Publication: October 10, 2005
Pages: 192
ISBN: 978-1-84078-306-3

 

 

About the book

It's no wonder that online poker draws billions of betting dollars: The game is fast, fun, potentially profitable and just a click away. You can set up your "playing table" anywhere, anytime, with total anonymity.

But wagering in online poker is no sure thing. Even experienced players are often surprised by the game's speed and other unique features. Learning the ropes of poker software and mastering the nuances of the game often come at a high cost.

That's where Online Poker in easy steps comes to the rescue. This easy-to-understand illustrated book introduces you to the essential facets of this popular game, explaining how it differs from "bricks and mortar" poker. After teaching you the fundamentals of poker software and security, this in easy steps primer helps you choose the most advantageous game and table. Within a few succinct chapters, you'll be learning the key elements and strategies of Texas Hold'em, the most popular online game. This handy poker pal also teaches how to play No-Limit Texas Hold'em and Omaha, plus the rudiments of Seven-Card Stud. Tournament play is also covered.

Reading Online Poker in easy steps won't guarantee you a winning hand, but it will enhance your chances of enjoying - and winning the most exciting game on earth!

 

About the author

Stuart Yarnold is an electronics engineer who has been working in the industry since leaving college. Originally a marine radio & radar troubleshooter, he now devotes much of his time to playing poker professionally and can usually be found lurking in one of the online poker rooms.

Stuart lives near Cambridge with his wife Pauline and his two staffordshire bull terriers - Jim and George. His hobbies include woodworking and marathon running.

 

Contents

  1. Choosing Your Poker Room
  2. Getting to Grips With Poker Software
  3. Choosing Your Poker Game and Table
  4. Texas Hold'em - The Basics
  5. Poker Ploys
  6. Texas Hold'em Strategy
  7. No-Limit Texas Hold'em
  8. Tournaments
  9. Omaha
  10. Seven-Card Stud
  11. Improving Your Game
  12. Miscellaneous Topics
  13. Glossary

 

Customer Review

Review from Amazon.co.uk

"Well written, nicely illustrated, and very easy to understand. For the typical online player playing the low-limit tables, this book is the ideal introduction. Buy it."

 

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