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Poker for Dummies - Harroch R.

Harroch R. Poker for Dummies - Wiley publishing , 2003. - 314 p.
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The Biggest Game in Town, 240 Bigler, Chris, 192
big-time professional blunders, 33
Binion, Benny, 189-190, 191, 255-256
Binion, Jack, 196
Black Mariah, 123
blind bets, 14, 19, 60
blinds, 32, 227
Poker For Dummies
bluffing, 129-130 betting or raising on inexpensive betting rounds, 130 betting or raising with helpless hand,130 betting with semi-bluff, 130-131 on the end with hopeless hand, 134-135 experts or brain dead, 139 failing, 135,139
hidden benefits of being caught, 135 hopeless hand with more cards coming, 139 if all opponents check previously, 139 importance of, 131-133 inequality of, 134-136 keeping them guessing, 132 with more cards to come, 135-136 more than one opponent, 137-139 naked bluff, 131 number of players, 139 occasional, 140 paradox, 133 position, 136-137 representing specific hands, 140 for sake of bluffing, 139 size of pot, 138
smaller number of opponents, 138 strategies, 139-140 tells, 132, 137 threat of, 132-133 tight, aggressive image, 140 weak players, 140 bluffs, 227 board, 60, 227 board cards, 48 boat, 227 books, 207 for advanced players, 239-240 for beginners, 237-238 buyer’s guide, 241
general poker theory, 237-238 improving your game, 275 “Boy, he is a tight player,” 226 Boyd, Bill, 259 breaking even, 36 bring-in bet, 48, 84
Brunson, Doyle “Texas Dolly,” 137, 138, 194, 257 bug, 227 bump, 227 buried pair, 55 Burton, Robert “Harpo,” 260 button, 60 buy-in, 227
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calculating standard deviation, 148-150 call, 19, 227 calling time, 22
capital converting into income, 154-155 capped betting, 215 Card Player Magazine, 173, 235, 241 cardroom regulars, 23-24 cards, 13 keeping in plain sight, 22 speaking, 228 Caro, Mike, 259 Caro’s Book of Tells, 237 Caro’s Fundamental Secrets of Winning Poker, 126 cash games, 164 casinos always a game in, 24 buying chips, 26 costs, 25 faster games, 28 favorites, 27 getting in game, 26 Internet, 206
Omaha High-Only, 115-116
Index 285
pace of games, 25 players banks, 25 playing in, 24-26 safety, 25
selective players, 27-28 shuffling and dealing, 26 slot club, 176 social aspects, 25 split games, 30 Texas Hold’em, 60-61 tight games, 27 variety of games, 25 casual recreational players, 23-24 CD-ROM drive, 205 Championship Hold’em, 239 Championship No-Limit and Pot Limit Hold’em, 239 Championship No-Limit and Pot-Limit Hold’em, 174 Championship Omaha, 239 Championship Stud, 239 Chan, Johnny, 140,194, 257 changes in breathing, 249 check, 19, 49, 228 checkraise, 19, 75-78, 228 chips, 13
Cloutier, T. J., 174, 199, 259 computer poker software programs, 207 computers, 203 CD-ROM or DVD drive, 205 choosing, 204-205 interactive poker practice, 205-206 interactive software programs, 207-212 Internet play-money games, 206 Internet poker casinos, 206 learning poker, 235 modems, 205 older models, 204-205 Pentium class, 205 RAM (random access memory), 205 sound cards, 205 Windows 95 or higher, 205
ConJelCo, 241 ConJelCo Web site, 235 connect cards, 63
converting capital into income, 154-155
coping while losing, 42-43
costly decisions, 38
Crisscross, 124
crying call, 58, 228
Cue Cards, 187
cut, 228
cyberspace, 213
Dandalos, Nick “the Greek,” 190 dead cards, 51 dead man’s hand, 231 dealer’s choice, 118 dealing, 22, 26
decisions and subsequent actions, 38 deck of cards,13 decks, 22 declare, 228
Deuces Wild video poker, 182-184
devices, 119
discipline, 11-12
dispersion, 148
distribution, 148
dollar values of poker chips, 13
door card, 91
do’s and don’ts, 125
down and dirty, 228
Draw poker, 13
drawing dead, 228
drivng and breaking, 96-97
drop, 228
DVD drive, 205
Early position, 60 Eight-or-Better, 14
Poker For Dummies
Enright, Barbara, 259 etiquette, 22-23, 124-125 Excite Web site, 212 extra emphasis, 250
•F*
family pots, 215, 228 faster games, 28 favorites, 27 fifth street, 46, 49, 57 fish,228
Five-Card Draw, 122 Five-Card Stud, 123 fixed-limit game and betting, 18 floorman/floorperson, 228 flop, 59, 69-70, 192, 228 flush, 17, 228 fold, 228
folding, 14, 18-19, 46, 80 forced bet, 228 foundations, 31 four flush, 165 four-of-a-kind, 15 Fowler, Hal, 166 free card, 229 frequent decisions, 37-38 full house, 15
Fundamental Secrets of Poker, 238 fundamentals, 31 Furlong, Noel, 192
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Gamblers’ Book Club, 188 The Gambler’s Bookshop, 241 gambling positive expectation, 143 Gambling Theory and Other Topics, 152, 240, 271 games minimum buy-in, 26 selection and money management, 144
Gamestorm Web site, 217 gapped cards, 63-64 gearing down, 42
general poker theory books, 237-238 Getting the Best of It, 126, 240 Getting the best of It, 271 going all in, 20 going light, 21
good games and bad players, 40 Google Web site, 212 “Greg’s Poker Client” Web site, 218 gut shot, 229
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hands, 13 best, 14 bicycle, 14 flush, 17 folding, 14 four-of-a-kind, 15 full house, 15 low, 14, 18 no pair, 18
not discussing while in play, 22 one pair, 17 protecting, 21 rankings, 15-18 royal flush, 15 selectivity, 39-40 showing down, 14 side card, 17 straight, 17 straight flush, 15 three-of-a-kind, 17 two pair, 17 wheel, 14 winning, 14 hats and poker players, 154 heads up, 58, 229 Hellmuth, Phil, Jr., 258 “Hey Joe, bring us a live one,” 226
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