Gift Guide

Internet Poker: How to Play and Beat Online Poker Games

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (27) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $12.40   
  • Used (25) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

More About This Book

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886070172
  • Publisher: ConJelCo, LLC
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 980,023
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 9.88 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2004

    bad, bad, bad

    The book is nothing more than an introduction to poker and seems to be written by someone still on that level. Even as beginner's guide, this book pales in comparison to several others.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2003

    Misleading title

    The word 'Beat' should not be used, as this is a very basic book designed for those who know nothing about internet poker, poker in general, and who just discovered 21st century technology. Two examples of their advice is: Lurk before you sit down in an online game and use preaction checkboxes so you can go get a sandwich...

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted June 16, 2003

    Poker - Going Online Made Easy

    Internet Poker tells you Everything You Always Wanted To Know About (online) Poker And Were Afraid To Ask - and then some. The authors, Lou Krieger and Kathleen Keller Watterson have put together a step-by-step Poker Bible that guides the novice who can barely tell a Flush from a Straight as well as the poker professional who thinks he already has all the answers (and then finds he doesn't) into the poker cyber world. When all the basics have been covered, Internet Poker goes into the specifics of online poker. First-timers may be timid about taking the step from the brick and mortar casino to the cyber version. We don't know what to expect, how to get started, how to find the right sites, the right games, understand the jargon, observe the online ethics, how to handle the money aspect and much, much more that is online-specific. Internet Poker addresses every question, every concern an online poker novice might have that might stop him from even trying in the first place. This book, extremely well researched, written in a highly accessible way - the authors don't talk at you, they talk to you! - should dispel any notions of doubt or bashfulness. After reading through the chapters we come away with the notion that the cyber world isn't going to eat us alive, isn't going to crash and burn when we make mistakes. It can be a very entertaining and, if you play your cards right (sorry, couldn't resist that) lucrative and convenient way to play poker. It's a new world for many of us, but this book guides us through potential pratfalls and removes the fear factor that accompanies the unknown. Online poker is on the rise. It is not a fad. It's here to stay. So, we might as well get on with it and become part of the phenomenon. After all, who won the $ 2.5 million at the 2003 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas? Chris Moneymaker was an Internet player! The accompanying CD - all part of the same price-tag - is a must-have for anybody serious about online poker. While the sample hands in the book are very helpful, the CD with the Wilson Software demos is priceless. You can download it in the privacy of your own home and follow the instructions. It gives you a first look at the real thing. Let Krieger and Watterson take you by the virtual hand and help you take the jump to online poker. They make it easy!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)