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Phil Gordon's Little Blue Book

More Lessons and Hand Analysis in No Limit Texas Hold'em

Foreword by Chris Ferguson

In POKER: THE REAL DEAL AND PHIL GORDON'S LITTLE GREEN BOOK, Phil Gordon - co-host of Celebrity Poker Showdown and a world-class player and teacher - shared the strategies, tips, and expertise he's gleaned during his phenomenally successful career. Now, he shows players how to apply those theories to actual hands in order to make smart, confident decisions with every move. Gordon walks readers through hands that he's encountered in six different scenarios, from an online cash game to a World Series of Poker match, revealing not only what plays he made, but also why he made them. He relates what goes through a pro's mind in every situation, whether it's a timely bluff or a questionable call, and helps players calculate their own best moves in the most pressure-fuelled, lightning-paced situations. In analyzing specific hands, Gordon also imparts important lessons in key poker skills such as calculating odds, shorthanded play, and discovering tells. And he discusses memorable plays - the good and the oh-so-bad - from Celebrity Poker Showdown, explaining why players made certain moves and, in many cases, what they should have done differently. Insightful, witty, and filled with real-life pro secrets, LITTLE BLUE BOOK is required reading for every player looking to make a profit and raise his game to the next level.

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Phil Gordon is a world-class poker player and teacher with two World Poker Tour championships and seven final table appearances at the World Series of Poker.  Since 2001 he has earned more than $3 million in tournament prize money. He is the author of several bestselling books, including Poker: The Real Deal, Phil Gordon's Little Green Book, and Phil Gordon's Little Blue Book. Alongside his teaching and commentary on forty-two episodes of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Showdown, Phil is one of the preeminent poker teachers and writers in the world. Phil currently resides in Newport, Washington with his wife and two young sons.

  • Publisher: Gallery Books (December 4, 2006)
  • Length: 416 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416927198

"With the depth of information Phil provides in this book, you'll have everything you need to successfully compete at the WSOP." -- Greg Raymer, 2005 WSOP Champion

"This is a must-have addition to all poker players' libraries." -- Antonio Esfandiari, WPT Champion

"This is the Little Green Book in action, and both books keep me in the money." -- Paul Wolfe

"Wow -- I really wish Phil would stop educating the fish. This is the nuts!" -- Clonie Gowen

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