Poker Essays, Volume 2

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Two Plus Two Publishing LLC, 1996 - Games - 286 pages
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This text contains essays written from 1991 through early 1996. Topics covered include: General Concepts, Technical Ideas, Structure, Strategic Ideas, In the Cardrooms, Quizzes, Erroneous Concepts, and Something Silly. In addition, advice is offered on handling rushes, moving up, poker skills, simulations, maximizing your expectation, betting when first to act on the river, whether limit hold 'em, should have two or three betting levels, playing the overs, adjusting to the big ante, how to play well, low-limit hold 'em, how many hands you should play early in a tournament, chopping the blinds, cardroom theory, and much more.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Why Do Poker Games Remain Good?
10
A Game of Complete Skills
17
Some Losing Concepts
23
Keeping the Games Good
29
What Happened to the Superstars?
35
Playing Bad
44
Why Do the Best Players Sometimes Go Broke?
52
Playing in LowLimit Hold em Games
156
Psychological Strength Get Real
162
LowLimit Hold em and Players Who Are Unaware
169
Introduction
184
The FourColor Deck A Realistic View
190
What Makes a Poker Game Worth Playing? Part II
196
Two More Rules that Need To Be Changed
202
Chopping the Blinds
208

The Most Important Factor in Poker
70
Part II
76
Introduction
106
Playing the Overs
113
Poker Abnormalities
119
Adjusting to the Big Ante
127
Trying To Play Great
133
Raising Before the Flop
142
Why There Are So Few Great Players
148
Cardroom Theory A TwoWay Street
215
Part I
230
Afterthought
237
A Quick Quiz
243
True or False?
252
Introduction
258
Afterthought
283
Conclusion
295
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