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200 POKER TELLS Poker Tells, Poker Bluffs, Verbal Tells, Poker, Texas Holdem Stud
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    Here is what poker players around the world have been waiting for. A follow up to the hugely successful “Read ‘em and Reap.” Joe Navarro brings us an incredible two hundred (200) of the most often observed tells in poker. This is a must for the amateur as well as the pro. Navarro brings together his experience working with and analyzing poker players as only a world class observer could. This is an ideal and easy to read guide to poker tells. All meat, no fluff, written...

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      Subtitled "How to Intelligently Apply Aggression to Increase Your Profits from Poker". Have you ever wondered how the best poker players in the world successfully bluff on a regular basis? Many amateurs make the mistake of mindlessly attempting sporadic bluffs because they do not fully understand when and why to bluff. In this book, world class poker professional Jonathan Little (over $6,300,000 in live tournament cashes) will explain when and why to bluff in order to maximize your chances of...

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      Item #: 9781580420822 -

        Designed to help serious players recognize other players' tells such as changes in voice, eye contact, the body leaning forward, the way an opponents smoke, or the way he tosses his chips or counts them before calling or raising. These tells are often indicators to whether a player has the nuts or is bluffing. This revised and updated version of Caro's much-sought-after seminal work contains over 50 pgs of new material, plus an expansion of material covered in the first edition. Includes new...

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        Item #: 616043916507 -

          Told from the viewpoint of a self-described competition junkie, this is a look at the psychology behind the competitive drive and the sociological ramifications of acting on competitive impulses, plus advice on how to channel those impulses for personal gain in business, sport, and in life. In his personal journey, Apostolico draws parallels between personal competition and competition in the business world, and gives advice on how to use your competitive drive to win at everything you do. 272...

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            For intelligent analysis, humor and a description on how one man learned and played the popular games of the pre-holdem and Omaha era, Yardleys book is among the best ever. If you like games like seven stud, seven stud hi-low split, with some wild variations including Betty Hutton, Dr. Pepper, High Hand and Low Hand with joker, plus home game favorites like Baseball, Spit in the Ocean and Jacks or Better with the joker, this is a fabulous primer. But its the stories, the psychology of the game...

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            RED WHEEL REISER Item #: 866 -

              Heres a book that might help you bluff your way into the money. The aim is to understand and master one-on-one interactions and learn to trust or mistrust others based on instincts. While no poker is mentioned in the book, these skills can give the poker player a huge advantage. 281 pgs, paperback, 2009

              HOW TO SPOT A LIAR
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              RED WHEEL REISER Item #: 1025 -

                A new look and a set of tools to help you figure out what's really going on to gain the upper hand in salary negotiation, move a prospective client toward the outcome you desire, find out why you need to end a business or personal relationship and even when to bluff or call a bluff. The authors teach you to understand why people lie and how you can catch them in the act. 263 Pgs. 2005

                I CAN READ YOU LIKE A BOOK
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                RED WHEEL REISER Item #: 1061 -

                  Would you like to be able to check out someone quickly from head to toe and draw a precise conclusion about that person? This book will show you what to look for, what's relevant, how to analyze voluntary versus involuntary movements, how to factor in gender, context and culture and then how to draw a conclusion quickly. 287 Pgs. 2009

                  INSIDE THE POKER MIND
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                  Item #: 9781880685266 -

                    Subtitled Essays on Holdem and General Concepts, this is a book on topics such as playing too many hands, self-weighting cold calls, short handed play, the strategic moment, and poker as therapy plus some thoughts about the effects of poker literature. Goes beyond strategy and into the realm of putting strategic concepts into action at the table. The author is a clinical psychologist who plays poker. 274 pgs, paperback, 2000

                    LOUDER THAN WORDS Poker Tells, Poker Bluffs, Verbal Tells, Poker, Texas Holdem Stud
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                    Item #: 9780061771392 -

                      Subtitled 'Take Your Career from Average to Exceptional with the Hidden Power of Nonverbal Intelligence'. Joe Navarro, bestselling author of What Every Body Is Saying and Phil Hellmuth Presents Read ‘Em and Reap and former FBI agent specializing in behavioral analysis, helps you successfully navigate the business world by training your brain to see what others are feeling, thinking or intending. Job hunters and professionals of every ilk—as well as fans of the hit FOX...

                      PEAK PERFORMANCE POKER
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                      Item #: 9780984143481 -

                        This book covers how diet, fitness and nutrition can have a profound impact on achieving your true potential. Other topics to help achieve "peak performance" include sports psychology, goal setting, time management, and game-day routines and preparation, including game day diet. Numerous quotes are taken from interviews with top players, including Daniel Negreanu, David "The Maven" Chicotsky, Elke, and Alec Torelli. This book is for your body like The Poker Mindset was for your mind. 166 pgs,...

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                          Ask any poker player with a little bit of experience, and they’ll tell you poker is a game of people, not of cards. They’re absolutely right. But nine times out of ten, these same players get the people part all wrong. They look for the wrong things. They make the wrong adjustments. And they end up paying for it. 'Playing the Player' shows you how to make the right reads and the devastating adjustments that top pros use to crush their opponents, including: How to get the nuts and...

                          POKER BETS, BLUFFS & BAD BEATS (HC)
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                            A smoke-filled room. The clink of chips breaking the silence of furious concentration. The occasional muttering of "check," "raise," and "fold," as staggering amounts are wagered on a simple hand of five cards. In this edition, acclaimed writer A. Alvarez narrates the history of poker -- its most amazing stories, unforgettable players, and incredible hands. From the first great Las Vegas poker marathon, in which Nick the Greek played Johnny Moss for five months straight, to the more recent...

                            POKER BETS, BLUFFS, AND BAD BEATS
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                              Alvarez���s work is a fine, entertaining, educational read. He weaves the history of poker with his own experiences with the experiences of others, and ties it together with some wonderful pictures from life and the movies. Slick paper and four colors inside add to the beauty of this book while the text imparts wisdom of the masters and a biography of the author���s lifelong affair with poker. 127 Pgs. 2001Table of ContentsLearning to PlayThe American GameOrigins: From Gambling to...

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                                Written by a body language and image consultant who spells out how to single, double and triple bluff to disguise your poker hand. The first part concentrates on the player, setting parameters for the actor you will become to pull the wool over your opponents eyes. The second part focuses on you and your opponent with topics such as How to Stare, Classic Poker Moves, and Trash Talk. 256 pgs, paperback, 2008

                                POKER FARCE AND POKER TRUTH
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                                Item #: 9781880685204 -

                                  What does it take to be proficient in poker? What personality fits best? Control, management of money, specific types of personality, ability to handle a bad beat, and knowing when to bluff ... they all play a role. The author also looks at poker and war - knowing when to confuse the enemy or go all in. It’s here in a non-conforming format, but it’s packed with ideas. 246 Pages Paperbound 1999

                                  POKER, SEX & DYING
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                                    Praised from the start by poker experts, this classic teaches you how to play people rather than cards by demonstrating 13 key personality traits and teaching you how to identify the gestures and movements that unmask their weaknesses. Shows who your opponent is, what he wants, what causes his action, how he bluffs, why he goes on tilt, the risks hes willing to take, and the punishment you can give back. 285 pgs, paperback, 2003

                                    POSITIVE POKER Poker Tells, Poker Bluffs, Verbal Tells, Poker, Texas Holdem Stud
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                                      Subtitled "A Modern Psychological Approach to Mastering Your Mental Health". Why are the best poker players actually the best? Every serious poker player wants to be successful and many of them have the right technical skills. However, the truth is that there are key mental factors that separate the big winners from everyone else. Patricia Cardner is a psychology professor, licensed professional counselor and dedicated poker player. She interviewed a select group of professional...

                                      READ EM AND REAP
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                                      Item #: 9780061198595 -

                                        Navarro, a former FBI counter-intelligence officer specializing in nonverbal communication and behavior analysis, offers his knowledge and techniques, with illustrations and examples from poker pro Hellmuth to teach you how to decode your opponents nonverbal cues. Picking up where other books have left off, this book was written by a people reader, not a poker player, who has caught some serious tells given off by some of the worlds best poker experts. 240 pgs, paperback, 2006

                                        THE BODY LANGUAGE HANDBOOK
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                                        RED WHEEL REISER Item #: 1963 -

                                          A unique aspect of this body language book is its use of comparison. Using real people in stress-free situations in photos, the authors show the same people responding to various stimuli. They also show the standards of body language, and then the adjustments to the body and face that represent deviations from those standards. Observing these changes helps you understand when youre being manipulated or being sent a disguised message, and teaches how to effectively use your own body language....

                                          THE EDUCATION OF A MODERN POKER PLAYER Poker Tells, Poker Bluffs, Verbal Tells, Poker, Texas Holdem Stud
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                                            How hard are you prepared to work to improve your No Limit Hold'em? The Education of a Modern Poker Player documents the efforts of a serious amateur as he pursues his ambition of rising through the stakes from NL10 ($10 game) to NL100 ($100 game) and beyond. John Billingham is an English maths professor and a keen player of games. In the summer of 2009 he discovered online poker and was hooked. A year later he decided to trick a couple of impressionable young poker pros, Austrian Thomas...

                                            THE POCKET IDIOTS GUIDE TO POKER BETS & BLUFFS
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                                              Most how-to-win poker books leave out two of the most important tools of the game: effective betting and bluffing. Now, a poker expert extraordinaire gives readers the quick and dirty inside information so readers can hone these skills. Readers will learn about the art of value betting, weighing value against risk, the power of chips and position, and much more. Indexed, 192 Pages, Paperbound 2007

                                              THE POKER MINDSET: ESSENTIAL ATTITUDES FOR POKER SUCCESS
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                                                Answers the question, What is the secret that separates top poker players from poker wannabes? Pros use a series of established approaches and behaviors that enable them to bring their best game to the table session after session, regardless of short-term results. Exposes seven core attitudes and concepts to ensure you have the optimal emotional, psychological and behavioral framework for playing superior poker. 274 pgs, paperback, 2007

                                                THE POWER OF BODY LANGUAGE
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                                                  While this wasn't written as a book for poker players, it takes the concept of reading tells to another level and from another point of view. An expert in the field of nonverbal communication explains how to interpret gestures and expressions and understand the nonverbal messages others are sending, with explanations of specific gestures, facial cues, body positions, and body movements. 334 pgs, paperback, 2009

                                                  THE PSYCHOLOGY OF POKER
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                                                  Item #: 9781880685259 -

                                                    Schoonmaker describes the role of personality factors, explaining why people play the way they do and how to adjust your strategies against them. The book is twofold: how to identify the psychological makeup of your opponents and take advantage of them, and identify your own psychological drawbacks, with ways to modify them. 329 pgs, paperback, 2000

                                                    THE THINK TANK: THE POKER PLAYERS BIBLE
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                                                      Al Simon gets down and dirty in this his latest book. He uses the background of the bible to discuss issues of risk as it relates to life in general and with the game of poker in particular. 364 Pages Paperbound 2010

                                                      THINK LIKE A POKER PRO
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                                                        There is a great deal more to being a successful poker player than simply knowing how to play a good game. Playing good poker is largely a technical skill which can be learned. Being a consistently successful player is much harder and necessitates acquiring expertise in many other areas. This book will help plan a campaign in order to join the ranks of the consistently winning players. Byron Jacobs has been a successful online poker player for seven years. In this book he identifies precisely...

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                                                        RANDOM HOUSE Item #: 2195 -

                                                          Assumes the reader plays poker well and has a good understanding of standard ring game strategy. Explains EV (expected value); tournament theory; prize structure and how chips change value. Also covers adjusting strategy as stakes rise; observing short stacks; all-in strategy; the last-table down to two players, and more. Packed with quizzes, illustrations, along with questions and advice. 151 Pgs. 2005Table of ContentsThe Ten PrinciplesLaying PlansWaging WarAttack by StratagemTactical...

                                                          ULTIMATE GUIDE TO POKER TELLS
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                                                            Covering limit and no-limit poker among its 10 chapters (illustrated), Burgess makes a valid point about Mike Caro's original book on the subject -- it was written before Hold'em became the hottest game, when draw poker or stud was popular. Plus, another generation or two of players have honed their camouflage skills behind sunglasses, hoods, funny eyeglasses and stone-cold stares to counter reads by opponents. This is a solid, easy read, cutting away to logic quickly and offering excellent...

                                                            WHAT EVERYBODY IS SAYING: AN EX-FBI AGENTS GUIDE...
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                                                              Navarro originally teamed with Phil Hellmuth to produce the groundbreaking look at poker tells. Here he teams with psychologist/author Karlins to produce a body language book that covers myriad symbols portrayed by a person's movements. The book covers speed reading people, decoding sentiments and behaviors, avoiding hidden pitfalls and looking for deception. Also the ancient survival techniques that drive body language, why the face is the least likely place to gauge a person's true feelings,...

                                                              WHY YOU LOSE AT POKER
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                                                                There is no magic key that unlocks the door to poker. You might be able to pinpoint a leak or two in your game, but you may be surprised to find that there are many more lurking under the surface. This book shows you the 16 most common errors in poker, and how to avoid them. You will learn the keys to finding the leaks in your game and plugging them for good. Stepping away from the table and watching others play incorrectly is the best path to understanding your own mistakes. You'll learn why...

                                                                YOUR BEST POKER FRIEND Poker Tells, Poker Bluffs, Verbal Tells, Poker, Texas Holdem Stud
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                                                                Item #: 9780818407215 -

                                                                  Poker players who read Dr. Alan Schoonmaker's groundbreaking Your Worst Poker Enemy learned that many of their mistakes at the table were psychological, not strategic. Now he's taking his program even further to help you get the outstanding results you want--and deserve. Wait--So Who Is My Best Poker Friend? You are, of course! Dr. Schoonmaker can boost you to your true potential by helping you analyze your commitment, giving you a clear sense of where you want to go and teaching you...

                                                                  ZEN AND THE ART OF POKER
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                                                                  RANDOM HOUSE Item #: 3116 -

                                                                    Inside the intriguing world of poker lies a fascinating exercise in strategy and extreme concentration--many of the same principles that underpin the one-thousand-year-old philosophy of Zen spirituality. Zen and the Art of Poker is the first book to apply Zen theories to America's most popular card game, presenting tips that readers can use to enhance their game. Among the more than one hundred rules that comprise this book, readers will learn to: Make peace with folding, Use inaction as a...