In Tournament Poker and the Art of War, David Apostolico showed players how to use the strategies explored in Sun-tzu’s military manual to dramatically enhance their tournament play.Howard Schwartz, the "librarian for gamblers," is the marketing director for Gambler's Book Club in Las Vegas, a position he has held since 1979. Author of hundreds of articles on gambling, his weekly book reviews appear in numerous publications throughout the gaming industry. Howard's website is www.gamblersbook.com Now he focuses on that other timeless masterpiece of tactical thinking—Machiavelli’s The Prince—and reveals its uncanny application not just to tournament play, but to all forms of poker.
For five centuries, Machiavelli’s lessons on achieving and keeping power have inspired rulers and business leaders, and those same principles can be applied to poker. At the poker table, there are no moral dilemmas - all players are equal, and all share the same goal—to win.
Apostolico adapts Machiavelli's work to provide pragmatic, clear-sighted guidelines will enable players to become a smart and who aren't afraid to use every (legal) means to get the result they want.
Machiavellian Poker Strategy is written to show players how to:
Check out this new book for a different slant on creating a poker persona. Plus you'll get to learn about Machiavelli's The Prince at the same time.
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