New School vs. Old School; Specific Guidelines for Accumulating Chips; Basic Endgame Concepts; Equilibrium Plays; Kill Phil: The Next Generation; Prize Pools & Equites; Specific Strategies for Different Tournament Types; Short Handed & Heads Up Play; Detailed Analysis of a Professional SNG; Adjustments to Recent Changes in No-Limit Hold em Poker Tournaments; Tournament Luck; Playing Against Better Players; Tells & Reads; Tournament Preparation; Online Short Handed No Limit Hold Em Cash Games; Short Stack Cash Game Play.
Lee Nelson's style is opponent-dependent and varies according to table composition, psychological factors, and the meta-game. Lee, a retired doctor, is skilled at picking up tells and exploiting them. Lee is also a prolific poker-book writer, having co-written Kill Phil, Kill Everyone, and The Raiser's Edge. Tysen Streib is a superb poker-math modeler and an expert in applying this math to specific situations that you will encounter, especially when you get short-stacked. Tysen co-authored with Lee Nelson the best-selling tournament poker books Kill Everyone and The Raiser's Edge. Steven Heston is a professor of finance at a prestigious East Coast university who developed option and quantitative-investment models used on Wall Street. He designed the computer models used in Kill Phil and did the optimal departure analysis for Don Schlesinger's Blackjack Attack. Joe Hachem needs no introduction. Having won both the WSOP Main Event and the Bellagio Five Diamond Main Event, Joe is one of poker's top money winners of all time. He's known for making great reads and big folds with uncanny precision. Joe exploits his opponents' weaknesses very well on his way to the final table. Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier is a 30-year-old French tournament-poker phenomenon. Starting out as one of the world's top-ranked pro StarCraft gamers, he switched to poker and has been climbing the money ladder ever since. ElkY was the first player ever to reach ever to reach "Supernova" and "Supernova Elite" status on PokerStars. In 2008, he won the European Poker Tour's Caribbean Poker Adventure and the World Poker Tour's Festa al Lago Tournament at Bellagio. In 2009, he won the 2009 Caribbean Poker Adventure's $25,000-buy-in High Roller side event and was named World Poker Tour Player of the Year. Recently, at the European Poker Tour Grand Final in Madrid in May 2011, ElkY won both the $10,000-buy-in High Roller Turbo, $25,000-buy-in High-Roller event, and $25,000-buy-in Scoop Heads-Up tournament, cashing more than a US$1 million. As of that date, his total live tournament winnings exceeded $7,500,000.