Positive Poker: A Psychological Approach to Mastering Your Mental Game

Positive Poker: A Psychological Approach to Mastering Your Mental Game

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Positive Poker: A Psychological Approach to Mastering Your Mental Game by Dr. Patricia Cardner, Jonathan Little

Why are the best poker players actually the best?

Every serious poker player wants to be successful and many of them have the right technical skills. However, the truth is that there are key mental factors that separate the big winners from everyone else.

Patricia Cardner is a psychology professor, licensed professional counselor and dedicated poker player. She interviewed a select group of professional poker players who share two key characteristics: ALL of them have been successful over many years and ALL of them have lifetime winnings of more than $1,000,000.

Patricia analyzed the results to determine exactly what psychological skills, techniques, and strategies they use. This book is the result of her studies.

Positive Poker outlines the mental skills that you need to develop if you want raise your game. Positive Poker will help you to:

* Optimize your brain for efficient learning
* Increase motivation and stay positive
* Use psychological skills to increase your win rate
* Increase self-control and reduce tilt

Patricia is aided in her investigations by the highly successful poker pro Jonathan Little, author of the critically acclaimed series, Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148398929
Publisher: D&B Publishing
Publication date: 10/24/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 270,996
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr. Patricia Cardner has two doctorates (one in psychology and one in criminology), and is a licensed professional counselor. Patricia has taught numerous university courses in psychology including courses in sports psychology, positive psychology and a special topics course on the psychology of poker. In addition, Patricia is an avid poker player and since learning the game a few years ago, has over six figures in tournament winnings. Patricia is one of the few people with the level of education and clinical expertise who actually plays the game.

Jonathan Little is a professional poker player from Pensacola, Florida who started playing poker when he turned 18 years old. He quickly became one of the biggest winners in online sit-n-go tournaments. He has won two WPT events and final tabled two others, earning him the Season 6 Player of the Year award. He has total earnings in excess of $5 million. In 2010, he cashed five times in the WSOP, including a 3rd place finish. He has cashed a total of 17 times at the WSOP. Jonathan is also a poker coach and runs the website floattheturn.com

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