Take poker online the fun and easy way!
Five years ago, 50 million people were playing poker recreationallyor professionally. Now that number is more than 100 million,including a huge influx of young people. Online betting is upnearly four-fold over the past year, with total wagers running over$30 billion. Winning at Internet Poker For Dummies providesthe lowdown on the hottest game around, highlighting the best sitesand virtual games and showing how to make secure online bets. Thebook covers setting up an account, securing funds, navigating abasic online poker game, using Internet abbreviations and lingo,observing online poker etiquette, playing popular online pokergames such as Texas Hold ‘Em and Omaha, devising a winningstrategy, and participating in tournaments.
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Find the right site, set up an account, and play to win!
The fun and easy way to take poker online and win!
Passionate about poker? This easy-to-follow guide gives you the lowdown on the hottest games around — including Texas Hold ‘Em, Omaha, and Seven-Card Stud. Read up on how to find the best sites, put your money online safely, size up your opponents, and take your poker game to the next level.
THE DUMMIES WAY®
- Explanations in plain English
- “Get in, get out” information
- Icons and other navigational aids
- Online cheat sheet
- Top ten lists
- A dash of humor and fun
Discover how to:
- Set up an account
- Make secure online bets
- Devise a winning strategy
- Follow online etiquette
- Participate in online tournaments
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