Complete Book of Hold 'Em Poker: A Comprehensive Guide to Playing and Winning

Complete Book of Hold 'Em Poker: A Comprehensive Guide to Playing and Winning

by Gary Carson

Paperback

$14.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780818406058
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Pages: 313
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

1.Introduction3
Part 1Hold 'Em for Beginners
2.Entering a Public Cardroom17
3.The Play of the Game27
4.The First Betting Round38
5.The Flop54
6.The Last Two Cards74
7.Some Overrated Concepts78
Part 2Advanced Concepts
8.Pick the Right Table87
9.Picking a Seat99
10.Theories of Poker107
11.Betting Theory: The Odds117
12.A Theory of Starting Hand Value127
13.A Theory of Flop Play: Counting Outs and Evaluating Draws156
14.The Dynamics of Game Conditions189
15.Table Image192
16.Player Stereotypes197
17.Women and Poker210
18.Spread-Limit Games215
19.Double Bet on the End Games219
20.Kill Games222
21.Short-handed Games224
22.Tournaments231
23.No-Limit and Pot-Limit Poker237
Part 3Special Situations
24.Cheating243
25.Playing for a Living249
26.Know Yourself256
Part 4Playing Some Hands
27.Playing a Draw265
28.Playing a Pocket Pair273
Part 5Continuing Education
29.Mathematics of Poker281
30.Other Books on Hold 'Em291
31.Poker and the Internet299
Glossary305

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