"You can do things in a poker game that you'd never get away with in polite society."
Thus proclaims poker strategist, columnist, and author John Vorhaus in this smart, funny, and practical guide to mastering the fine art of the home poker game (in other words, entertaining your friends while deftly picking them clean).
Covering everything from the absolute basics to advanced points of strategy and smarts, Poker Night is an essential and entertaining manual for everyone who wants to excel at the most popular poker game in the world-- the home game, where the pots aren't cut and the winning gets personal. Topics include:
*Setting up and running rules that create a great game
*Understanding your opponents, including their "tells"
*Avoiding common and not-so-common mistakes
*Understanding faive-card draw, seven-card stud, split-pot games, Texas hold'em, as well as homegrown variations and entertaining twists
*Advice for no-limit hold'em tournaments, the latest trend in home play
*A glossary of poker terms to have you slingin' the slang like a champ
Filled with hilarious observations and hard-nosed strategies for beating the rules, this smart, sassy, and readable handbook holds the key to your poker success-- whether you're just learning or you already know the difference between a fishhook and a dead man's hand. Share it with friends at your own risk.