Online Cardrooms, Big Time Tournaments, and The New Poker
By Glenn McDonald
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Released: December 2006
Learn How to Play Smart, Stay Safe, and Have Fun with OnlinePoker
"Under the gun, I had a nut flush draw on the flop, soI go over the top back into the small blind, the guy on the button smooth calls,and I catch the boat on fifth street!”
The above quote may notsound intelligible to you now, but it actually makes perfect sense to dedicatedpoker players. Deal Me In! will have you talking the talk and walking thewalk in no time. Whether you're playing with "funny money" or realstakes, you’ll discover how fun and exciting online poker is, and how itdemands much of the same strategies and skills as a live game. But with Internetpoker you can play any time of the day or night, and choose from thousands ofgames to match your skill level and bankroll.
Whether you're anexperienced poker player new to the online scene or a complete novice, Deal MeIn! will help you get in on the action! This complete and entertaining primerexplains how to get started playing online poker in a safe and secure way, withan emphasis on the popular game Texas Hold ‘Em. Touching on all aspects ofonline play, you'll learn how to:
Connect to onlinesatellites and big-time tournaments
Grasp the basic poker rules and handrankings
Adjust to the intricacies of playing on the Internet
Navigatethe free-money cardrooms
Take a seat at a virtual poker table
Getcomfortable with online poker room etiquette
Establish a real-moneyaccount
Figure out table stakes, "the rake," and other playingexpenses
Incorporate online strategy and specialty moves
And much, muchmore!
Novice players will find the handy tear-out card just what they need to get up to speed on the hand rankings and the popular poker lingo.