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Poker for Dummies - Harroch R.

Harroch R. Poker for Dummies - Wiley publishing , 2003. - 314 p.
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Index 287
Hickok, James Butler “Wild Bill,” 231 hidden hands, 95 High-Low Split, 14 High-Low Split Poker For Advanced Players, 239 Hold ’Em Poker, 126 Hold’em, 121
Hold’em Excellence: From Beginner to Winner, 238 Hold’em Poker, 238
Hold’em Poker For Advanced Players, 239 Hold’em’s Odds Book, 271 Holden, Anthony, 11 hole, 229
home poker games Baseball, 123 betting stakes, 119 Black Mariah, 123 Crisscross, 124 dealer’s choice, 118 etiquette, 124-125 Five-Card Draw, 122 Five-Card Stud, 123 food and drinks, 120 game options, 121-124 Hold’em, 121 Indian Poker, 124 informative books on, 125-126 Lowball, 122-123 mitigating losses, 119 Omaha High, 121 Omaha/8, 121 payment, 120 Pineapple, 122 Razz, 124 rules, 117-118
setting up, 117-120 '
Seven-Card Stud, 121 time limit, 120 wild cards, 119 horse, 155
How To Win at Low Limit Casino Poker, 238 How to Win at Strip Poker, 126 hyperlinks, 220
“1 was drawing to a double belly buster,” 226 “I’d rather be lucky than good,” 225 “If you can’t spot the fish at the poker table, then it’s you,” 226 “I’m down a little,” 226 '
Improve Your Poker, 238 improving your game analyzing game, 274 choosing best game, 273 commitment to excellence, 273 computerize software practice, 273 concentrating on things that matter, 274-275 ego control, 272 knowing opponents, 272 reading poker books, 275 rec.gambling.poker (RGP) newsgroup, 273-274 recordkeeping, 272 statistics, 271 improvising, 31-32 Indian Poker, 124 The Intelligent Gambler, 235 interactive poker practice, 205-206 interactive software programs advice on hands, 209 computer opponents, 211 Eval button, 210 finding best, 208 Game setup button, 209 GameOSetupOStack the Deck command, 210 hands worth a call, 210
Poker For Dummies
interactive software programs (continued) Help buttons, 209 higher-level plays, 210-211 Modify Game SettingsOFreeze the Button command, 210 Modify Game SettingsOGame SetupOAlways zip to end command, 209 odds against making hand, 209 practice from, 210 random hands, 210 running simulations, 211-212 sampling, 212 Stats button, 210 strictly raising hands, 210 structuring games, 209 tips, 209 user’s guide, 209 viewing showdown result, 209 Internet cash stakes games, 220-222 online newsgroups, 207 placing bets on, 221-222 searching for software poker programs, 212 Usenet News, 219 Internet play-money games, 206 benefits, 215-216 capped betting, 215 family pots, 215
Internet poker casinos, 216-218 limitations, 214 as loose action games, 215 Omaha High-Only, 215 Omaha/8, 215 Texas Hold’em, 215 Internet poker casinos, 206 AOL (America Online), 217 downloading game files, 217 finding games, 217 handle (user name), 217 IRC (Internet Relay Chat) Poker, 218
Internet poker Web sites, 220
IRC (Internet Relay Chat) Poker, 218, 235
Iron Cross. See Crisscross
Isaacs, Suzie, 192, 259
ISPs (Internet service providers), 214
Jacks-or-Better video poker, 180-182
jamming the pot, 93
jittering and fidgeting, 249
Johnson, Linda, 192
Joker, 13, 119
Judah, Mel, 194, 195, 196
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keeping records, 145-146 keeping them guessing, 132 keys to success acting responsibly, 261 awareness of strengths and weaknesses, 261 being realistic, 262 building on small
accomplishments, 263 expecting difficulties, 262-263 having fun, 264 persistence, 263 plan for succès, 262 setting deadlines, 262 thinking about prior hands, 261 kicker, 61,186 kitty, 229
knowing your opponents, 32-34 Kreiger, Lou, 67
learning new games inexpensively, 160 learning poker beginner-level books, 234 books, 236-240
Index 289
character and ability, 240-242 computers, 235 magazines, 235 plan for, 234-236 by playing, 236
thinking about your play of, 236 live cards, 82, 86 live ones, 152 lock, 229
lock-up money, 171 looking away, 250-251 looser games, 27 losing, 42-43 low hands, 14, 18 Lowball best hand, 14 cards, 13
home poker games, 122-123 lowball, 229 lowest-ranked hand, 30
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McBride, Kevin, 197, 199-200 McEvoy, Tom, 168, 191, 260 McKeever, George, 192 mean, 146 misdeal, 229 misdirected bets, 250 mistakes, defending, 37-38 modems, 205
money management, 141-142 in bad game, 156 bigger betting limits, 155 emotionally upset, 156 game selection, 144 playing fewer hours, 156 playing your best, 143, 156 poor players, 156 positive expectation, 143 quitting when reaching stop-loss limit, 143
quitting while ahead, 142, 156 sensibility of, 142 stop-loss limit, 142 More Hold’em Excellence: A Winner For Life, 238
Moss, Johnny, 28, 169, 189-190, 254-255 MsPoker, 192 muck, 21, 229 myths, 231-232
naked bluff, 131 '
narrowing target, 43
newsgroups, 207, 219-220
Nguyen, Thuan “Scotty,” 197-200, 258
no limit betting, 19
No Limit Hold’em tournament, 190
no pair, 18
No-Limit Texas Hold’em, 192-193 no-limit tournaments, 162 number of players, 12 nuts, 229
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objectives, 12-13 observed values, 147 odds, 51-52 Omaha, 229 Omaha High, 121 Omaha High-Only big flushes, 116 ditching low hands, 115 flushes, 115-116 Internet play-money games, 215 mid-range cards, 115 straights, 115-116 wraps, 116 Omaha Hold’em. See Omaha/8 Omaha Hold’em Poker, 240
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