The Poker Directory

The Poker Directory

by Trevor Sippets
     
 

Today, poker is more popular than ever before. Whether you're a novice looking to learn the rules or an existing player whose skills are little rusty, this book will teach you everything you need to know about poker and will guide you through the intricate, strategies, and jargon of this fascinating game. Divided into tabbed sections, the directory includes:

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Overview

Today, poker is more popular than ever before. Whether you're a novice looking to learn the rules or an existing player whose skills are little rusty, this book will teach you everything you need to know about poker and will guide you through the intricate, strategies, and jargon of this fascinating game. Divided into tabbed sections, the directory includes:

  • poker basics: equipment, players, basic rules, ranking of hands, and the anatomy of a game
  • Texas Hold "Em: a detailed look at the poker game of choice for many players
  • poker variations: from Draw and Seven-Card Stud, through Crisscross of Iron Cross, to Chicago and Shotgun Poker
  • game strategies: planning and choosing a game, card-room strategy, tournament play, and bluffing
  • body language: looking for clues, chips on the table, and verbal warnings
  • where to play: home games, casinos and card rooms, online poker, and poker etiquette

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785819417
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.94(d)

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