A fresh look at one of the world’s most popular games, “The Poker Pro” by Vladimir Geshkenbein is a unique look at the world of professional poker. Geshkenbein covers every aspect of the game from head-to-toe and has provided this reader with a comprehensive and clear-cut look at how professional poker is played and who benefits from the poker business model.
Geshkenbein starts with an examination of how the game of poker is actually played. He explains that the game of poker is played on a “no-limit Texas Hold’em” table, meaning that there are a fixed number of players available at any given time. The goal of the game is to increase your wallet by winning the pots and collecting the pot.
Geshkenbein then delves into the ethics of poker by discussing how often professionals go out of their way to prevent losing. He discusses their attitude toward hand, betting, and how they keep their hands quiet so as not to take the edge off their skills or lower their skill level.
Another major area covered in “The Poker Pro” is the poker room setup. The Poker Pro details the importance of having a space with a divider separating the players from other players so that only the winning player can be seen.
Geshkenbein covers how a few good poker buddies can help to improve the chances of winning while on the road. There are special rules for these poker buddies who are known as “roadies” and the rules can be quite complex. “The Poker Pro” also delves into the nuts and bolts of playing poker in a high profile tournament such as the World Series of Poker.
Geshkenbein goes into the famous body language of players, as well as the significance of poker slang such as “tell.” Players are given nicknames that are slang for their poker game. These nicknames may be used during a game to show how a player is going to play his or her hand.
One major area of consideration in “The Poker Pro” is the psychology of poker. Geshkenbein tells the story of how poker was originally meant to be a means of financial security for many people and how it has since evolved into a profession for professional poker players. The need for psychological understanding of the game of poker was created by professional poker players to improve their game.
Geshkenbein goes into the inner workings of the game and the various strategies that are used in the game. There are special “psychology” forums on the Internet that anyone can use to read and see how professional poker players make their moves. Geshkenbein provides valuable information on the poker forums.
Geshkenbein presents some great tactics that are quite helpful to a player when it comes to the psychology of the game. The fact that the game is played with the intent of either winning or losing each hand will leave the table instantly with thoughts on how one is going to approach the next hand. Geshkenbein explains how an intelligent player will always try to learn from the other players in the game.
The basics of the rules and laws of the game of poker will be studied in the “The Poker Pro.” To become a professional poker player, the knowledge of the laws of the game of poker must be understood.
Geshkenbein also shows why players should consider attending seminars on the subject of poker ifthey want to improve their skills. The laws of the game of poker are not the only laws that apply in the game of poker, but the “The Poker Pro” shows the importance of learning how to play the game of poker as a game.
Geshkenbein “The Poker Pro” is a unique and interesting look at how one of the world’s most popular games is played, and the tricks that are used to improve and succeed in the game. Readers can find plenty of useful information from the book.