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How to Play Poker By Peter Arnold

How to Play Poker
by Peter Arnold

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More than 250 illustrations, charts, and tables make understanding poker concepts simple. Players will also benefit from the tactical discussions of variations of Draw Poker, Hold' Em, Five- and Seven-Card Stud Poker, and other casino games like Blackjack, Baccarat, Red Dog, Slippery Sam-- even Gin Rummy.
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How to Play Poker by Peter Arnold

More than 250 illustrations, charts, and tables make understanding poker concepts simple. Beginners will see how cards and hands are ranked and how to bet and bluff, and they' ll master shuffling techniques and find out proper table etiquette. Intermediates can practice chip management, learn to recognize opponents' strengths and weaknesses, and discover smart strategies for both good hands and bad. Players will also benefit from the tactical discussions of variations of Draw Poker, Hold' Em, Five- and Seven-Card Stud Poker, and other casino games like Blackjack, Baccarat, Red Dog, Slippery Sam-- even Gin Rummy. The full glossary of terminology can get anyone up to speed.

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About Peter Arnold


Peter Arnold has written over 40 books on football, cricket, boxing, gambling, snooker, darts and cards. He was the co-author of the successful Complete Book of Card Games and General Editor on The Official Rules of Sports and Games. He lives in London, England and Spain.

Table of Contents


Introduction - the fascinating evolution of "America's game". Part 1 Poker: the basics - cards, preliminaries, how to shuffle, cut and deal, objects, ranks of the hands, limits, showdown, irregularities; how to bet - easy to follow guide to betting; draw poker - how to play, example hand, strategy, the mathematics, weighing the odds, when to draw and how many, play after the draw, bluffing, reading the opposition, sample hands; draw poker variations - deuces wild, joker wild, blind ante, ante and straddle, jackpots, progressive jackpots, whisky poker, high-low poker, lowball, spit in the ocean, knock poker, dealer's choice; five-card stud poker - how to play, staking, the mathematics, strategy, sample hands, variations; seven-card stud poker - how to play, staking, the mathematics, strategy, sample hands, variations; Hold 'em - how to play, staking, the mathematics, strategy, sample hands, variations; Omaha - how to play, staking, the mathematics, strategy, sample hands, variations; poker sense - a round up of poker psychology. Part 2 Casino games: Baccarat games - Chemin de Feu, Punto Banco Blackjack; social games - Seven-and-nine-card Brag, Napoleon, Rummy, Gin Rummy, Slippery Sam, Vingt-et-Un (Pontoon).

Additional information

GOR010305184
How to Play Poker by Peter Arnold
Peter Arnold
Used - Like New
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2003-11-15
176
0600609227
9780600609223
N/A
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.