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  • Poker Books: 5 Books in 1

  • Beginner's Guide + Tips and Tricks + Simple and Effective Strategies + Best Practices + Advanced Strategies
  • By: Kevin Bailey
  • Narrated by: William Bahl
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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Summary

In 2017, the World Series of Poker Champion walked away with more than eight million dollars in cash. The total for the entire event was twice that. Where do you want to be in 2018? If you are interested in getting started playing poker, well then, Poker Books: 5 Books in 1 is what you have been waiting for.

Inside, you will find a number of useful practices that are sure to serve you well every time you sit down at a table. It doesn’t matter if you are looking to improve your pre-flop strategy, ability to determine pot odds, ease with which you can steal blinds, or more, this audiobook has the details you need. Not only will you learn the right plays to make at the right times, but you will learn the theory behind the motions as well, thanks to easily explained and detailed examples.

Dozens of new players make it to the World Series of Poker every year; 2018 could be your year. So, what are you waiting for? Take control of your financial future and get this audiobook today!

Inside you will find:

  • Everything you ever wanted to know about equity and how you can turn it to your advantage even in subpar situations
  • The true value of the speculative hand and what it can mean for your pre-flop strategy
  • A list of the most useful pot odds to know and when and why they come in handy
  • The most effective way to take advantage of reverse implied odds
  • The best ways to target weak players and profit from the experience
  • And more....

Buy this five-book bundle today and learn the intricacies of poker.

©2018 Kevin Bailey (P)2018 K.M. Kassi

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Sooo good.

so far so good; one of the best complete poker courses out there; worth the money. The true value of the speculative hand and what it can mean for your pre-flop strategy.

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Known as the madman of poker!

I enjoyed everything it has to offer, specially the hand analysis and the live play. I think I have improved my game significantly and I feel very motivated to practice and learn more.

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  • Dollie Ring
  • 29-05-20

This course is worth its weight in chips.

I've been an intermediate player for years. I won some back before "black Friday." However, I could never really understand why certain players were just able to own me.

I haven't played regularly in several years and have recently decided to play more often. I bought this course as a "refresher."

These days you can’t hardly sit down at a poker table without hearing the term Game Theory Optimal (GTO). The fact that it gets thrown around with several different terms means it can be difficult to determine exactly what it is all about. Basically, it can be used in reference to considering situations based on their probability, range and results as well as in relation to opponent modeling. Regardless of the game, there is a mathematical GTO solution which explains why it has become the dominant framework among the professionals when it comes to the ideal poker strategy.

Essentially, GTO is about finding a strategy that makes it harder for your opponents to push you around in a game while also making it easier to get them to do what you want them to do. To understand how it comes into play during a typical poker hand, consider the following basic example. This example is known as the prisoner’s dilemma and essentially it says that two people are arrested for the same crime and then offered a choice. They can either admit that the other person committed the crime, in which case they will go free and the other prisoner will get a harsh sentence or stay silent and receive a light sentence. If both parties talk then they will both receive the harsh sentence. This means the best solution is not to talk, but only if they can count on the other person to do the same.

When you come across a player who is trying to influence your play, the natural response is to react and try to counter their strategy which can make it seem as though GTO is not especially useful. In actuality, assuming another player has a strategy and then striving to counter it is the essence of GTO.

It is so much more than a refresher. The sections on 3-betting, isolation raising, and over-limping (not limping too often, but limping after others have limped) have already transformed my game from a slight winner to a consistent winner.

It's only been over a relatively small sample size, but when I realized a few big mistakes I was making and corrected them, the results were immediately obvious.

Thank you so much, Kevin. As a poker lover for over a decade, I really can't express enough how much I appreciate you making this course.

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  • Janet Sifford
  • 26-06-19

Great-The-Best-Thanks

I'm totally in to get poker experiences and some new strategies, that's basically why I bought this audible. This narrator voice is comfortable :-D and the way he's explaining is really good for everybody, even for a really stupid guy. I'm just at the beginning of the course, but looking really forward for future lesson's. I recommend this course for every player who just don't want to be hunted fish in poker world forever.

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  • John Lovett
  • 26-06-19

Solid poker advice.

Another awesome course from Kevin Bailey. This is the 6th course that I have finished from him. I have two more to go. I also refer to his "Poker Math" book and his "Poker Strategies: Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to Learn the Most Simple and Effective Poker Strategies in the World of Poker" often. Thank you very much Kevin for teaching. Hope you come out with more courses soon

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  • Sidney
  • 01-06-20

I was a pro player (7 card stud) 10 years ago.


My course expectations were all met. I was looking for a comprehensive Poker course that would provide material that creates a solid set of fundamentals that I would be able to build on via additional study and experience through regular game play.

I was very impressed with the presentation materials and format of the course. There is a significant amount of material in this course. There is so much material it can at times be overwhelming without deliberate pauses and review. Due to the large amount of material, I found it was better to go through the material at a slower place.

Contrary to popular belief, this game did not exist in the 19th century wild west we think about when the game is mentioned. There is no clear-cut origin of the games inventor, though it is known that the game did start in Texas in the early 1900’s. The Texas State Legislature has officially recognized Robstown, Texas as the birthplace of Texas Hold ‘em. It steadily grew in popularity until it found its way to Las Vegas by way of a few down on their luck gamblers, Crandell Addington, Doyle Brunson, and Amarillo Slim. These men would not be down on their luck for long though, as they have each made a legacy of their names. Crandell Addington helped create the World Series of Poker and is a member of the Poker Hall of Fame. Doyle Brunson has played poker professionally for over 50 years, he is a two-time World Series of Poker Main Event champion, an inductee into the Poker Hall of Fame, and has authored several books on the art of poker. Amarillo Slim, also known as Thomas Austin Preston, Jr., has likewise cham
pioned the World Series of Poker and is inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame, his death in 2012 was a blow to the world of poker. He authored two books on poker and lives on through his work.

The game took a huge leap in popularity in 1970, the same year two major casinos opened in Vegas. It was soon the main event in poker tournaments across the country. In 1972, the very first World Series of Poker took place with only 8 players, it didn’t take long for that figure to jump up, and in thirty years, it would see 800 players enter the tournament. In time the game would reach such popularity that it would become a major part of mainstream television.
The word “poker” comes from a conglomerate of languages. It is said that it is likely descended from the Irish “poca” meaning “pocket”, or the French “poque” which is descended from the German “pochen” meaning “to brag as a bluff.” Despite the clear similarity to the names, it is unclear if the game is a descendant of these games the words describe or just borrowed for the sake of familiarity. Undoubtedly the oldest of the variants covered in this book, five card draw can be traced back to 1829, though, back in the years of its creation, the game was played with a twenty-card deck and a maximum of four players betting on which hand was the most valued without the option to trade cards with the dealer. It was first written about by English actor Joseph Cowell, who witnessed a group of men playing around a table in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The game waned in popularity after community card poker games were invented and today, it is not common to see it played in casinos, but is loved enough to be seen in play with family and friends.

Instead of cramming the material, I recommend taking some extra time and incorporate dedicated time for actual poker play and deliberate practice. I would then review previously viewed lessons and allow the material to be reinforced through actual experience where I attempted to utilize the course information. This allows for an ability to learn the info, apply it, then review and gain additional insight and perspective after applying what was learned. I found this to be the best method of learning for me since the information was still fresh and easy to recall.

I would recommend this course to any beginner Poker player that wants to improve their game by increasing their understanding of Poker strategy, patterns, player types, and best practices.

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  • Vasquez
  • 26-06-19

Go for $14.95 and you will get a lot!

Practical tips and ranges which you can take and implement to your game at once. Loved it! Really this is the 5 Books in 1 is what I have been waiting for since many days.

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  • Zachary
  • 26-06-19

All in all great information

This was a good explanation of information that matched my understanding of the topic. The best ways to target weak players and profit from the experience can guide us to go through...

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  • Donna Boyer
  • 26-06-19

Xtremely clear and valuable info, thanks man

Extremely clear and beneficial course. If you are struggling in your games or want to win more - this is a must listen!

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  • Henrietta
  • 26-06-19

Just need to implement in right away!

Really covers about 99% of situations players will see preflop, and all the ranges that should be played in those. Great course that can be implemented right away!

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  • Patricia Duval
  • 26-06-19

To o know and when and why

I think having a list of the most useful pot odds to know and when and why they come in handy, is a great idea. And also the most effective way to take advantage of reverse implied odds is also a great way.

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  • Toni Curry
  • 26-06-19

Exactly what I needed!

100% practical knowledge. Exactly what I expected. Very good quality, good explanations. I am happy with it

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