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Tournament Poker for Advanced Players

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Tournament poker is different from standard ring game poker. Some people excel at it because they understand the proper strategy adjustments and when to make them. This text is the first one that explains tournament strategies which only a small number of players have mastered. It assumes you already know how to play poker well, but aren't knowledgeable about tournament co ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by Two Plus Two Pub. (first published April 2002)
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Justin Yeary
May 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
A must-read for any player looking to improve their tournament game. Sklansky assumes the reader is familiar with the basic concepts of competitive poker, and has at least an above-average understanding and skill of the game. This book is ideal for those who are already very familiar with the game of poker, and are cash players looking to adapt their strategy for a tournament environment. Sklansky also discusses the "Gap Concept" in great detail, which is one of the most crucial things that any ...more
Daniel Pasternak
Nov 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is a must for anyone playing in tournaments. Sklansky emphasizes playing with a positive EV. I used tons of information in this book in a tournament after reading and it was amazing how much it helps. The 2nd half of the book is mostly hand quizzes and situation problems.
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Sklansky was born and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, where he graduated from Teaneck High School in 1966.[2] He attended the University of Pennsylvania, but left before graduation. He returned to Teaneck and passed multiple Society of Actuaries exams by the time he was 20, and worked for an actuarial firm.[3]

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