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  • How to Be a Poker Player

  • The Philosophy of Poker
  • By: Haseeb Qureshi
  • Narrated by: Haseeb Qureshi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189

It's no secret that masters of poker think differently than ordinary people. In this truly groundbreaking audiobook, Haseeb Qureshi, retired world-class high stakes poker pro and instructor, takes you on a journey of rediscovering the game of poker from the inside out. He explores the depths of strategy, psychology, and philosophy within poker, and teaches you his uniquely scientific perspective on approaching the game.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what you will expect

  • By Arturo on 04-10-15

Becoming One with Poker

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Reviewed: 04-01-14

If you could sum up How to Be a Poker Player in three words, what would they be?

Do we take the “Red” or “Blue” pill? Do we continue down the familiar path of memorizing probability tables and concocting inscrutable rules, or are we willing to take a gigantic leap of faith to see what was there all along?

The story is akin to mastering a karate move - realizing years later that what you thought you knew was only a shadow of the true meaning. If you are looking for a rule book on playing poker – this is not the book for you. But it you want to begin to learn about yourself and how to improve your game, I can highly recommend this story.

What other book might you compare How to Be a Poker Player to and why?

To date, I haven't found a book similar to this one.

What about Haseeb Qureshi’s performance did you like?

His use of sayings, quotes, and clear speech.

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

I have learned much and still have much to learn...

Any additional comments?

IMO, this is a great book on poker.

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