Television’s popular Celebrity Poker Showdown, World Poker Tour, and World Series of Poker; the dozens of thriving online poker sites; and magazines like Card Player, whose circulation has doubled recently to 150,000, demonstrate that poker has taken the country by storm. Seventy million Americans now play the game. But the only books available for players and fans are dense, serious strategy guid...
Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: Broadway (September 6, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.8 x 4.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 5189214
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The size and feel of this book make for a nice gift. An inexpensive gift for someone you know who has a love for poker. As far as the book itself-I doubt I will ever spend more than five or ten minutes browsing it. It is very much a poker "trivia" bo...
ow.The Poker Aficionado is a Book of Lists for poker enthusiasts. It includes information as basic as a list of the rank of hands, and as amusing as the most bizarre things used as collateral during a game. Filled with lessons learned from some of poker’s biggest names, it features:• Phil Gordon's ten poker commandments• Five ways to cheat—and to spot a cheater• The eight best poker movies• Mike Caro’s nine most common tells• Amarillo Slim's most famous sayings• The best snacks to have at a home game, including recipes• Clonie Gowen on the advantages of being the only woman at the table• Twelve famous players' good luck charms• Six secrets to winning at online pokerA richly detailed and whimsically illustrated potpourri of poker insight, The Poker Aficionado will delight poker fans and give players, old and new, plenty to talk about around the table.