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Texas Hold'em For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05073-6
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288 pages
March 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Everything’s Bigger in Texas: Welcome to Texas Hold’em!

Chapter 1: A Bird’s-Eye View of Texas Hold’em.

Chapter 2: Ranking and Reading a Hand.

Chapter 3: Just Tell Me How to Play: Texas Hold’em Basics.

Part II: Texas Hold’em: Play by Play.

Chapter 4: Beginning with Two.

Chapter 5: Flopping ’Til You’re Dropping.

Chapter 6: Taking Your Turn.

Chapter 7: Dipping in the River.

Part III: Movin’ On to Higher Stakes: Advanced Strategies of Hold’em.

Chapter 8: Playing the Players.

Chapter 9: Bluffing: When Everything Isn’t What It Appears to Be.

Chapter 10: Maximizing Your Win: Check-Raising and Trapping.

Chapter 11: Camouflaging Your Play and Dodging Traps.

Chapter 12: Considering Mathematics.

Chapter 13: Advancing Your Knowledge.

Part IV: Casinos, Card Rooms, and the Internet: Places to Play Hold’em.

Chapter 14: There’s No Place Like Home: Playing in Private Games.

Chapter 15: Opting for the Internet: Online Games.

Chapter 16: Harrah’s, Here I Come: Playing in Card Rooms.

Chapter 17: Competing in Tournaments.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Differences between Online and Real-World Play.

Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Common Mistakes.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Improve Your Home Game.

Chapter 21: Ten Bad Beats.

Chapter 22: Ten Things You Can Do to Improve Your Hold’em Game.

Glossary.

Index.

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