Winning 7-Card Stud

Overview

The most popular poker game in America is 7-Card Stud, but the simple fact is that 90 percent of those who play it lose! The difference between being a loser and a winner boils down to just one thing -- knowledge. Whether you're a sometime player looking for an edge at a Friday night get-together or you seriously want to win at poker in a casino, the insider information in this step-by-step guide can help you learn what you need to know to beat your opponents and make money. Ten years ago, author Ashley Adams ...
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Overview

The most popular poker game in America is 7-Card Stud, but the simple fact is that 90 percent of those who play it lose! The difference between being a loser and a winner boils down to just one thing -- knowledge. Whether you're a sometime player looking for an edge at a Friday night get-together or you seriously want to win at poker in a casino, the insider information in this step-by-step guide can help you learn what you need to know to beat your opponents and make money. Ten years ago, author Ashley Adams successfully made the jump from casual player to winning casino 7-Stud player, winning ring games and tournaments from Connecticut to California. His proven advice can work for you, too.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780818406355
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Chapter 1 7-Card Stud Basics 1
Introduction 1
Poker Words and Phrases 2
Why Play 7-Card Stud? 5
Basic Rules of the Game 8
How Casino Games Differ from Home Games 13
Casino "Players" 27
Different Casino Rules 29
First Time in a Casino 32
Chapter 2 Winning Basic Strategy 40
Introduction 40
Starting Strategy 40
Seat Selection 48
Basic Strategy for 7-Card Stud 53
Strategy Variations for Spread Limit Games 84
Predictability 88
Tells 90
Image and Attitude 94
Dealing with Losses 96
Money Management 103
Staying Too Long 105
Buying In 107
At What Level Should You Start? 109
Keeping Records 109
Poker Thinking 111
Chapter 3 Deception 115
Deceptive Poker Moves 116
Summary 137
Chapter 4 Putting People on Hands 139
Remembering Cards 139
Giveaway Tells 145
Summary 152
Chapter 5 Expanding Your Repertoire 154
Playing More Hands 154
Two Wrongs Can Make a Right 166
Drafting and Poker 169
Playing in Different Types of Games 171
Playing in Poker Tournaments 179
Chapter 6 General Poker Concepts 189
Psychology: Getting Your Mind Right to Win 189
Psychology: Ego 193
The Rake 195
Odds and Ends 199
Random Thoughts and Observations 207
Taking It to the Next Level 208
A Plan for Moving Up 209
Poker Quiz 215
Bibliography 231
Glossary 237
Index 245
About the Author 253
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