When opportunity knocks, seize it with all your might….. that's what Chris Moneymaker did.
In the 2003 World Series of Poker, his momentous victory left everyone stunned, including himself. He candidly admits that he himself had no idea what he was doing, he didn't follow any steps or rules or thought of any strategy, just played.
An accountant by profession, and an occasional gambler, won $2.5 million.
When I read the book, his honesty, frank remarks appealed to me a lot.
Well, Lady Luck favored Moneymaker only once coz he lost in the starting rounds itself at the 2004 World Series of Poker.
All those who are fascinated by Poker be sure to buy , Henry Stephenson's 'Real Poker Night'. It gives a good insight at the inadequacies of home poker, he insists that all his readers follow the Do's n don't of professional poker, whenever, wherever they play. The staked amount should be large enough to make the contest consequential.
The book concentrates on tactics needed for winning 3 major Poker Tournaments - Texas Hold 'Em, Seven Card Stud and Omaha High/Low.
Stephenson's logical recommendations make Poker a whole lot of fun. Playing Poker is a gamble no doubt but one must learn to play according to their pockets, setting limits is crucial, let's not play as if there's no tomorrow…………