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Poker strategy
Livingston, A. D., 1932-
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Publication Information:
New York : The Lyons Press, [1991]

Physical Description:
224 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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Central Library GV1251 .L568 1991 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
Central Library GV1251 .L568 1991 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Tips and strategies to keep all serious players on the winning side of the game.

Author Notes

A. D. Livingston took up poker at the age of twelve; at seventeen he joined the Navy, which, he writes, "considerably broadened my poker experience." He has played ever since, including four years as a semi-professional. He lives in Wewahitchka, Florida

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
Part 1 Strategy and Principles
Chapter 1. Conducting a Poker Gamep. 13
Chapter 2. Managing Your Moneyp. 23
Chapter 3. Bluffingp. 29
Chapter 4. Analyzing Your Opponentsp. 37
Chapter 5. Playing Positionp. 43
Chapter 6. Cardingp. 52
Chapter 7. Swinging High, Swinging Lowp. 60
Chapter 8. Playing the Widowp. 68
Chapter 9. Dealing with Cheatsp. 76
Part 2 Mathematics of Poker
Figuring the Oddsp. 91
Mathematical Tables
I. Possible Poker Handsp. 108
II. Possible Low Handsp. 109
III. Probability of Improving on the Draw in Jacksp. 110
IV. Probability in Lowball Drawp. 111
V. Seven-Card Studp. 112
VI. Seven-Card Stud High-Lowp. 113
VII. Five-Card Studp. 114
VIII. Cincinnati High-Low and Similar Widow Gamesp. 115
IX. Hold Me and Similar Widow Gamesp. 116
X. Combinations of n Things Taken r at the Timep. 117
Part 3 Dealer's Choice
Anacondap. 123
Baseballp. 127
Cincinnatip. 133
Deuces Wildp. 137
Five-Card Studp. 142
High-Low Drawp. 147
Hold Me Darlingp. 150
Jacksp. 154
Lowball Drawp. 163
Seven and Twenty-Sevenp. 174
Seven-Card Studp. 176
Seven-Card Stud High-Lowp. 181
Spit-in-the-Oceanp. 193
Substitution Pokerp. 198
Glossary/Indexp. 210

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