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The Illustrated Guide to Texas Hold’em

ISBN: 9781402206054

By: Dennis Purdy

Published: 06/01/2005

An easy-to-use illustrated guide for beginners and skilled players alike!

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The Illustrated Guide to Texas Hold'em takes you from novice to skilled player fast. This low-limit Texas Hold'em book puts you in the game, giving you actual situations where a decision must be made, and you make the next move. Author and former gambling pro Dennis Purdy shows you the right answer to each hand with a clear explanation about whether you chose correctly - or not. Whether you're an absolute beginner or an experienced player looking to hone your skills, The Illustrated Guide to Texas Hold'em will have you betting smarter - and winning more money - in no time!

About the Author

Dennis Purdy

Dennis Purdy left the “working world” and moved to Las Vegas at the age of 35 to undertake a career as a professional gambler. He became an expert card counter at blackjack starting in 1978, eventually forming, teaching and leading several “teams” in Las Vegas, and achieving a winning session rate of 86 percent. Although he retired from full-time professional gambling in 1983, he still uses his skills to supplement his income. Mr. Purdy lives in Tacoma, Washington.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: What This Book Is…and Isn’t

Chapter 1: The Basics of Texas Hold’em
Chapter 2: Pregame Preparations
Chapter 3: Let the Game Begin
Chapter 4: The Rules of Good Basic Strategy
Relative Win Rate Chart
Hand Rank Chart
Chapter 5: Practice Situations

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Excerpt

Introduction: What This Book Is and Isn’t

So, you want to play Texas Hold’em, huh? All right, then, let’s play it together and let’s play it to win.

If you’re like most beginni...

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Specs

Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 9 in
Width: 7 in
Weight: 24.00 oz
Page Count: 368 pages

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