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Aces and Kings: Inside Stories and Million-Dollar Strategies from Poker's Greatest Players

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2005

    An Ace of a Book

    Whether you're a poker aficionado or a complete novice (like me), this book is a must read. Kaplan and Reagan have not only gained access to the larger-than-life world of high-stakes poker ¿ and the colorful personalities that inhabit that world ¿ but they've also gotten the inside scoop on game strategies from players ranging from Doyle Brunson to Phil Helmuth to Chris ¿Jesus¿ Ferguson. As someone who can count the number of times he's played Texas Hold 'Em on one hand, I found the strategies compelling (and a useful glossary helped me decipher some of the more obscure jargon). But what was more engaging ¿ and where Kaplan and Reagan have really outdone themselves ¿ were the detailed, big-hearted (but not uncritical) portraits of the players themselves: From Puggy Pearson and Amarillo Slim's classic braggadocio to Stu Ungar's sad flame-out to Men ¿The Master¿ Nguyen's wild variation on the American Dream, Kaplan and Reagan have created a modern classic of poker literature.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2005

    Covers all bases

    A fun read, and informative on Pokers top stars, and their different stratagies and life stories.. Good stuff, book starts with old timers like Puggy pearsom and Amarillo Slim, and brings us all the way through to most of todays stars (Nguyen, Hellmuth, Lederer, Ferguson, etc.) I liked chapter on Men 'The Master' Nguyen. An intense stratagy session, where he breaks down various Poker-hand situations to his Veitnamese Poker students, is covered in detail, and is 3 pages long. That session and is almost worth the book by itself.

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