You know those guys who play poker for millions of dollars on television? I'm not one of those guys. Instead, I risked my life on a nightly basis playing in underground poker games on Long Island and in Charlotte. This story is about how I managed to survive, but just barely.
You love the game of poker, but you usually leave the game a loser. This is frustrating because you know you have what it takes to make a lot of money playing poker. You have two options: Spend nearly a decade learning from trial and error, or learn the information provided in this book. I have been a profitable player for eight consecutive years, but my approach isn't the norm. I threw everything you're supposed to do out the window and focused on what approaches to the game lead to the highest probability of long-term profits. That's it. That's all I care about: Profits!
Want to make more money playing poker? Only 10% of poker players are profitable, but the solution is easier than you think. One of the most important and overlooked aspects of the game is your range. This pertains to what hands you will and will not play. Of course, everyone will play AA, KK, QQ, and AK, but how far should that range stretch?
Do you often leave the poker room feeling dejected? If so, don't worry, you fall into the same category as 90% of the poker-playing population. But the goal is to move out of that category and into the top 10% - the profitable category!
I set out on an adventure to visit every poker room in Florida to turn a profit while avoiding drama, but it didn't work. Instead, I was felted early and often, laughed at on more than one occasion, and even had to contend with Microscopic Poker Bastard. By visiting every Florida poker room, I also had the opportunity to rate each one for Atmosphere, Action, and Dealers.