Secrets of Professional Poker
Winning Strategies for Limit Hold Em, No-limit Hold'em and Omaha: v. 1
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|Format:||Paperback, 256 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 11 September 2008|
Rolf Slotboom is undoubtedly one of the most original thinkers in poker. Rolf Slotboom's approach to many different forms of poker is innovative and often controversial. Rolf Slotboom's revolutionary strategic insights have had a huge impact on the poker world. If you are serious about poker and want to learn strategies that will improve your game, then this is the book for you! In volume 1, Rolf will teach you how to: choose the best seat; play against maniacs; adjust to stack size; judge when to move all-in; use the bluff effectively; and, much, much more.
About the Author
Rolf Slotboom is highly experienced as a poker journalist and author. His Secrets of Professional Pot Limit Omaha is already a classic.He is no mean player either. In his first attempt in 2007 on the World Series of Poker he cashed four times, including the main $10,000 event. In 2008 he did even better, cashing a remarkable seven times in the World Series.
Table of Contents
LIMIT HOLD'EM Defending the blinds 14 A limit hold'em quiz: part 1 17 Ace-King revisited: part 1 26 Ace-King revisited: part 2 34 A limit hold'em quiz: part 2 39 A few flops in limit hold'em 47 Playing bottom two pair 50 What to look for in starting hands: part 1 54 What to look for in starting hands: part 2 56 Trying to find a solution for some common low-limit problems 59 A poker correspondence: part 1 62 A poker correspondence: part 2 65 Choosing the best seat versus a maniac 69 The trouble with maniacs 73 24 vices in limit hold'em 76 Playing the blinds: part 1 82 Playing the blinds: part 2 85 Playing the blinds: part 3 89 Playing the blinds: part 4 92 Playing the blinds: part 5 95 A semi-bluff succeeds 98 A bold play 102 Plugging some leaks 104 A badly misplayed hand 111 Compounding errors 115HOLD'EM: NO LIMIT vs LIMIT Part 1: Preflop play and starting hands in no-limit 120 Part 2: Preflop play and starting hands in no-limit - some hand examples 123 Part 3: Preflop play and starting hands in no-limit - the size of your raise 129 Part 4: Differences and adjustments - the danger of 'automatic' calls in no-limit 132 Part 5: Differences and adjustments - premium on aggression and deception 135 Part 6: Differences and adjustments - about bluffing 138 Part 7: Differences and adjustments - positional considerations 140 Part 8: Differences and adjustments - giving away information 143 Part 9: Play on the later streets - the depth of the money 147 Part 10: Play on the later streets - following through 150 Part 11: Play on the later streets - stack-size based strategies 154 Part 12: From no-limit to limit - considering the size of the bet 159 Part 13: From no-limit to limit - protecting your hand 163 Part 14: From no-limit to limit - playing the blinds 167POT-LIMIT OMAHA Pot-limit Omaha and table image 174 A hard day at the office 177 An unusual play 181 Starting hands for pot-limit Omaha: part 1 183 Starting hands for pot-limit Omaha: part 2 188 Playing the player 192 Choosing the best seat versus a maniac 196 24 vices in pot-limit Omaha 199 Making the transition from limit to pot-limit Omaha 206 Plugging some leaks 209 A few Omaha simulations: part 1 216 A few Omaha simulations: part 2 220 Play a night of poker with me: part 1 224 Play a night of poker with me: part 2 227 Starting hand selection and stack size: part 1 230 Starting hand selection and stack size: part 2 235 The power of protection 240Nice bluff! 243 A questionable pot-limit Omaha play 244 Some more doubtful pot-limit Omaha plays 247 The size of the buy-in: same game - different approach 250
'Rolf always offers a fresh perspective on the game that's refreshing. His columns help readers think outside the box which is extremely important for any player looking to get to the next level.'Daniel Negreanu, one of the world's leading authors. 4-times bracelet winner, 2-times WPT Champion, and over $10 million in live tournament earnings 'There is not a single author who has caused as much irritation and aggravation as Slotboom has, yet who at the same time has such a refreshing and independent line of thinking. The author is not afraid to bite the hand that feeds him, and while he is very critical when it comes to the advice of others, he is also not afraid to ridicule or criticize his own plays at times.'Mel Judah, one of the world's most consistent tournament players with numerous cashes and final tables at major events. Former bracelet winner at the WSOP'A collection of the good, accurate and sometimes controversial columns that Rolf has written over the years, completely revised to take into account the growth of online play and the no-limit hold'em boom. I highly recommend it.'Thierry van den Berg (better known under his online handle BOKPOWER), one of the rising stars in tournament poker - with almost $800,000 live tournament winnings in just two years of play
|Publisher: ||D&B Publishing|
|Dimensions: ||22.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.39 kg)|