Final Table: A Winning Poker Approach from a WSOP Champion

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A poker champ shares the story behind his biggest win What makes a World Series of Poker Main Event champion? Is it knowledge of math or psychology? Is it the ability to determine other players? hands? In Jonathan Duhamel?s Final Table, discover what it takes to win $8.9 million in one tournament. Duhamel takes readers through crucial game moments and traces his strategic thinking. Should he go all-in? Should he fold? What is the right balance between risk and caution? Duhamel reveals the specific qualities ...
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Overview


A poker champ shares the story behind his biggest win What makes a World Series of Poker Main Event champion? Is it knowledge of math or psychology? Is it the ability to determine other players’ hands? In Jonathan Duhamel’s Final Table, discover what it takes to win $8.9 million in one tournament. Duhamel takes readers through crucial game moments and traces his strategic thinking. Should he go all-in? Should he fold? What is the right balance between risk and caution? Duhamel reveals the specific qualities winning poker players need. Learn about Jonathan’s development as a poker player from his earliest days through to his online playing, into tournaments and the decision to go pro. Whether you’re a Friday night player or a professional, Final Table will entertain and educate you.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781770411135
  • Publisher: ECW Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2012
  • Pages: 158
  • Sales rank: 1,365,176
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Jonathan Duhamel is the winner of the 2010 World Series of Poker, becoming the first Canadian to do so and earning nearly nine million dollars. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction ix

1 Passion 1

2 Self-confidence 9

3 Knowing Your Numbers 17

4 Getting in the Zone 25

5 Controlling Your Emotions 33

6 Discipline 41

7 Perseverance 51

8 Psychology 59

9 Knowing Yourself 67

10 The Thirst for Victory 75

11 Nerves of Steel 81

12 Caution 89

13 Endurance 97

14 Creativity 105

15 Intuition 113

16 Taking Risks 121

17 Luck 129

18 Experience 135

Conclusion 141

Acknowledgments 145

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