by Brian Byfield and Gray Jolliffe
Poker has never been more popular. It’s played in all sorts of places – in serious international tournaments, at the casino, socially with friends and, of course, online. If you don’t know how to play it, you’re missing out, and here’s where this book comes in! It gives you all the information you need to go off and play your first poker game. In clear, easy-to-follow text, backed up with helpful diagrams and amusing cartoons, and concentrating on the most popular poker variant, Texas Hold ‘Em, the author shows you how to set up a game, how to bet (when to raise and when to fold), the values of the different hands, and the different versions of poker you can play. It also covers the essential psychological skills used by the best players. Armed with the information in this book, you’ll become an expert poker player – in extra-quick time!
About the author
Brian Byfield has held a passion indoor games throughout his career in advertising, film and TV. He is the author of Play Chess in 10 Minutes and Play Bridge in 10 Minutes. He lives in London.
Gray Jolliffe is an award-winning cartoonist and illustrator whose best-known work is the Wicked Willie series, first published in the 1980s. He is the illustrator of Play Chess in 10 Minutes and Play Bridge in 10 Minutes. He lives in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
Extent: 64 pages
Size: 160 x 125 mm
Illustrations: 40 colour illustrations