9781935396307

Kill Everyone Advanced Strategies for No-Limit Hold 'em Poker Tournaments and Sit-n-Go's

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    9781935396307

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    1935396307

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-01
  • Publisher: Huntington Press
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Summary

Kill Everyone took the poker world by storm when it was first released in 2007. Its perfect blend of real-time experience, poker math, and computational horsepower created new concepts and advanced strategies never before seen in print for multi-table tournaments, Sit-n-Gas, and satellites.

Author Biography

Lee Nelson’s style is opponent-dependent and varies according to table composition, psychological factors, and the meta-game. Lee, a retired doctor, is skilled at picking up tells and exploiting them. Lee is also a prolific poker-book writer, having co-written Kill Phil, Kill Everyone, and The Raiser’s Edge.

Tysen Streib is a superb poker-math modeler and an expert in applying this math to specific situations that you will encounter, especially when you get short-stacked. Tysen co-authored with Lee Nelson the best-selling tournament poker books Kill Everyone and The Raiser’s Edge.

Steven Heston is a professor of finance at a prestigious East Coast university who developed option and quantitative-investment models used on Wall Street. He designed the computer models used in Kill Phil and did the optimal departure analysis for Don Schlesinger’s Blackjack Attack.

Joe Hachem needs no introduction. Having won both the WSOP Main Event and the Bellagio Five Diamond Main Event, Joe is one of poker’s top money winners of all time. He’s known for making great reads and big folds with uncanny precision. Joe exploits his opponents’ weaknesses very well on his way to the final table.

Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier is a 30-year-old French tournament-poker phenomenon. Starting out as one of the world’s top-ranked pro StarCraft gamers, he switched to poker and has been climbing the money ladder ever since. ElkY was the first player ever to reach ever to reach “Supernova” and “Supernova Elite” status on PokerStars. In 2008, he won the European Poker Tour’s Caribbean Poker Adventure and the World Poker Tour’s Festa al Lago Tournament at Bellagio. In 2009, he won the 2009 Caribbean Poker Adventure’s $25,000-buy-in High Roller side event and was named World Poker Tour Player of the Year. Recently, at the European Poker Tour Grand Final in Madrid in May 2011, ElkY won both the $10,000-buy-in High Roller Turbo, $25,000-buy-in High-Roller event, and $25,000-buy-in Scoop Heads-Up tournament, cashing more than a US$1 million. As of that date, his total live tournament winnings exceeded $7,500,000.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Author's Notep. xi
Introductionp. 1
How This Book Came Aboutp. 5
Early-Stage Play
New School Versus Old Schoolp. 9
Specific Guidelines for Accumulating Chipsp. 53
Endgame Strategy
Introductionp. 69
Basic Endgame Conceptsp. 71
Equilibrium Playsp. 89
Kill Phil: The Next Generationp. 105
Prize Pools and Equitiesp. 115
Specific Strategies for Different Tournament Typesp. 149
Short-Handed and Heads-Up Playp. 179
Detailed Analysis of a Professional SNGp. 205
Other Topics
Adjustments to Recent Changes in No-Limit Hold 'Em Tournamentsp. 231
Tournament Luckp. 241
Playing Against Better Playersp. 245
Tells and Readsp. 265
Tournament Preparationp. 279
Online Short-Handed No-Limit Hold 'Em Cash Games
Online Short-Handed No-Limit Hold 'Em Cash Gamesp. 291
Short-Stack Cash-Game Playp. 321
Equilibrium Solution for Moving-In Far From the Moneyp. 339
Equilibrium Calling Strategies for Far From the Moneyp. 347
Assumed Rank Order for Pushing Handsp. 361
Assumed Rank Order for Calling Handsp. 363
Limitations of ICMp. 365
Resourcesp. 369
Indexp. 371
About the Authorsp. 375
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