Alan N. Schoonmaker's Poker Winners Are Different PDF

By Alan N. Schoonmaker

ISBN-10: 081840728X

ISBN-13: 9780818407284

What Makes Winners Win? each severe poker participant is aware there is a distinction among taking part in good and successful: Winners effectively grasp particular attitudes and habits.What Do i have to Win?It's correct on your arms. Poker guru Dr. Alan N. Schoonmaker explains the main abilities that allow winners to usher in the cash. together with his specialist tips you could grasp them, too. you will discover ways to: deal with possibility and informationDevelop higher disciplineImprove your decision-making processesFocus at the correct issuesChoose the data you supply othersControl your reactions to feelingsAct decisivelyBy gaining knowledge of the behaviors and talents that Schoonmaker teaches, one could play extra confidently--and win extra often.Alan N. Schoonmaker, Ph.D, is the writer of Your Worst Poker Enemy, Your most sensible Poker good friend, and the top-selling The Psychology of Poker; he's additionally a columnist for Card participant journal. He bought his Ph.D. in psychology from UC Berkeley, and has carried out learn and taught at UCLA, Carnegie-Mellon, and Belguim's Catholic college of Louvain. He lives in Las Vegas.

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You will see how winners and losers think, feel, and act; then learn what to do to increase your profits. The word “loser” may offend you, but—as we just saw—most players are losers. Of course, there are not just winners and losers. There is a huge range from big winners to big losers, and most players are somewhere in the middle, winning or losing less. To make it easier to see the differences between winners and losers, I will describe the extremes. However, most chapters end with a section titled How Do You Rate?

They tell you what you should do to apply a chapter’s principles. 1. Accept a painful reality: intense, ruthless competitors have a HUGE edge. You may wish that normal, balanced people were not at such a disadvantage, but you must accept that reality. If you compete against people who are equally talented, but much hungrier, you will lose. 2. Accept another painful reality: you can’t make huge changes in your competitive drives and talent. They are like your poker cards. Since you can’t change them, you must accept them and use them well.

Winners Push When They Are Winning 22. Winners Adjust Effectively to Changes 23. Winners Pay Their Dues 24. How to Become a Winner Appendixes A: Answers to Questions in Chapter 1 B: Winners’ Laws C: How to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone About the Author Foreword by David Sklansky Highly successful poker players do four things: Learn how to play as well as they possibly can (including making others play badly). Play their best at all times. Choose whichever available game offers them the greatest expected value (EV) as long as they have an adequate bankroll for it.

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