Million Dollar Video Poker [NOOK Book]

Overview

Bob Dancer is the best known video poker player and writer in the world. In just six years, after coming to Las Vegas with a $6,000 bankroll, Dancer won more than $1 million playing beatable machines. Million Dollar Video Poker recounts the events of those six years, with stories about his meteoric ups and downs, and lessons for players of all skill levels. Video poker is one of those rare casino games that can be beaten by a talented and informed player, and Dancer explains how it’s done. Never before has a top ...
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Overview

Bob Dancer is the best known video poker player and writer in the world. In just six years, after coming to Las Vegas with a $6,000 bankroll, Dancer won more than $1 million playing beatable machines. Million Dollar Video Poker recounts the events of those six years, with stories about his meteoric ups and downs, and lessons for players of all skill levels. Video poker is one of those rare casino games that can be beaten by a talented and informed player, and Dancer explains how it’s done. Never before has a top video poker professional shared so many of his winning secrets.
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"A fascinating story. Well written."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013073463
  • Publisher: Huntington Press
  • Publication date: 8/30/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 262
  • Sales rank: 197,697
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Bob Dancer is the world's foremost video poker expert. A regular columnist for Casino Player, Strictly Slots, and the Las Vegas Review-Journal, tens of thousands of casino enthusiasts look to Bob Dancer for advice about playing their favorite gambling game. His Video Poker Strategy Cards, Winners Guides, videos, and software are the best-selling video poker tutorials of all time--making Bob Dancer the most sought after source of video poker advice in the country. When he's not chasing jackpots, Bob can be found teaching video poker strategy to standing-room-only crowds in casinos around the country.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2003

    A Gambling Success Story Well Told

    This is not another how-to book about playing video poker perfectly. Bob Dancer and others already have written those books. This new one offers: (1) a surprisingly revealing account of Dancer's rags-to-riches life over the past 20 years; and (2) his advice about preserving one's bankroll and soul while gambling to earn a living. Video poker happens to be the venue because that is Dancer's game of choice. But anyone who aspires to being a winning gambler should read this book. In addition, the book is a fun read. The Dancers' climactic $1,000,000 win is merely the happy ending of an adventure that often threatened to end badly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2003

    A tale of determination

    Bob Dancer tells the story of his exciting 7-year ride playing video poker, beginning with a modest bankroll and ultimately leading to a million dollar win over the casinos. Along the way he relates some of the most fascinating and revealing anecdotes of any gambler to date. In the process the intelligence, psychology and strategies essential to a successful player are disclosed. The book leaves little doubt about luck's keen role in conquest over the casinos. But disciplined play is vividly illustrated by Dancer to be far more crucial. He demonstrates that discipline maximizes opportunities for luck to play out in the gamblers' favor. While focused on Dancer's video poker experience, any gambler will find food for thought applicable to their game. For that matter, even a reader with a passing gaming interest will find it a very lucid, compelling and entertaining read. The book is quite possibly the most insightful book on the subject of gambling that anyone who has ever stepped foot into a casino, or who contemplates doing so, will pick up. It isn't one to overlook.

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