The Raiser's Edge: Tournament-poker Strategies For Today's Aggressive Game by Bertrand elky GrospellierThe Raiser's Edge: Tournament-poker Strategies For Today's Aggressive Game by Bertrand elky Grospellier

The Raiser's Edge: Tournament-poker Strategies For Today's Aggressive Game

byBertrand elky Grospellier

Paperback | July 1, 2011

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In the highly fluid and fast-changing tournament-poker universe, the dominant trend is toward looser and more aggressive (LAG) play, in which players move chips around at dizzying speeds. The Raiser's Edge shows you how to adapt to the current state of all stages of tournament play, analyzing how and why the LAG and hyper-LAG styles work, and instructing on how to apply - and defend against - them.The Raiser's Edge closely examines the many techniques used by the world's most successful players, including 3- and 4-betting, floating and squeezing, smooth-calling and min-raising, thin value betting, and the evolution of the metagame, along with equilibrium strategies based on starting hands and heads-up play. Even the ages and nationalities of your opponents are considered. There's also an extensive bonus chapter on reading tells, contributed by body-language expert Steve Van Aperen.Bertrand ElkY" Grospellier, one of the hottest tournament-poker players in the world, has teamed up with Lee Nelson and Tysen Streib, authors of the acclaimed advanced tournament strategy bookKill Everyone, and poker star Tony Dunst to pen this groundbreaking title.With tournament poker evolving at a furious pace, serious players need to be ahead of the curve.The Raiser's Edge conveys the powerful state-of-the-art tactics that will get you there fast. In the highly fluid and fast-changing tournament-poker universe, the dominant trend is toward looser and more aggressive (LAG) play, in which players move chips around at dizzying speeds. The Raiser's Edge shows you how to adapt to the current state of all stages of tournament play, analyzing how and why the LAG and hyper-LAG styles work, and instructing on how to apply - and defend against - them.The Raiser's Edge closely examines the many techniques used by the world's most successful players, including 3- and 4-betting, floating and squeezing, smooth-calling and min-raising, thin value betting, and the evolution of the metagame, along with equilibrium strategies based on starting hands and heads-up play. Even the ages and nationalities of your opponents are considered. There's also an extensive bonus chapter on reading tells, contributed by body-language expert Steve Van Aperen.Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, one of the hottest tournament-poker players in the world, has teamed up with Lee Nelson and Tysen Streib, authors of the acclaimed advanced tournament strategy bookKill Everyone, and poker star Tony Dunst to pen this groundbreaking title.With tournament poker evolving at a furious pace, serious players need to be ahead of the curve.The Raiser's Edge conveys the powerful state-of-the-art tactics that will get you there fast. "
Bertrand ElkY" Grospellier is a 30-year-old French tournament-poker phenomenon. Starting out as one of the world's top-ranked pro StarCraft gamers, he switched to poker and has been climbing the money ladder ever since. ElkY was the first player ever to reach ever to reach "Supernova" and "Supernova Elite" status on PokerStars. In 2008...
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Title:The Raiser's Edge: Tournament-poker Strategies For Today's Aggressive GameFormat:PaperbackDimensions:440 pages, 8.93 × 6 × 1.12 inPublished:July 1, 2011Publisher:Huntington PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:193539648X

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