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  • Based on a True Story

  • A Memoir
  • By: Norm Macdonald
  • Narrated by: Norm Macdonald, Tim O'Halloran
  • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,395
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,129
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,119

As this book's title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life - more or less - from his origins on a farm in the-back-of-beyond Canada and an epically disastrous appearance on Star Search to his account of auditioning for Lorne Michaels and his memorable run as the anchor of Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live - until he was fired because a corporate executive didn't think he was funny. But Based on a True Story is much more than a memoir; it's the hilarious, inspired epic of Norm's life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bizarre, funny ride

  • By Michael Chauvin on 09-25-16

Norm is under rated

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Reviewed: 03-24-19

The slick cleverness of his unshiny delivery is all Norm. I'd pay for lunch if I got to have an hour with him- the way he thinks and the way he delivers are 2 speeds gone mad. Off to YouTube to see him in action.

  • Optimizing Ace King: The Right Strategy for Playing Poker's Most Complex Starting Hand

  • By: James Sweeney, Adam Jones, Ed Miller - foreword
  • Narrated by: James Sweeney
  • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

Most players struggle with AK due to small leaks in their strategy. So Optimizing Ace King (OAK) doesn't look to give you a bunch of memorized plays and tactics. Instead, OAK shows you how AK fits within your strategy and ranges. This prepares you for playing AK, among other hands, in a variety of spots and under a variety of conditions. James "SplitSuit" Sweeney and Adam "W34Z3L" Jones co-wrote this book to take an in-depth look at poker strategy through the lens of a single hand. Concepts include 3betting, 4betting, cbetting, barreling, GTO vs. exploitative play, and more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Sweeney's content is poker gold

  • By Amazon Customer on 10-10-18

Splitsuit really breaks it down. <br />

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Reviewed: 12-06-18

it took him five hours to break down to simple cards. this is not a game for the weak of heart!

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The Book on Negotiating Real Estate
    Expert Strategies for Getting the Best Deals When Buying & Selling Investment Property
    
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        J Scott,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
        Mark Ferguson,
    
        
            
            
                
            
        
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        Bryan Jester
    
    


    
    Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    308 ratings
    Overall 4.6
  • The Book on Negotiating Real Estate

  • Expert Strategies for Getting the Best Deals When Buying & Selling Investment Property
  • By: J Scott, Mark Ferguson, Carol Scott
  • Narrated by: Bryan Jester
  • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 256
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

Are you a wholesaler, rehabber, landlord, agent, or any other real estate professional who wants to learn how to close more deals...and make more money in the process? From expert real estate investors and best-selling authors J. Scott, Mark Ferguson, and Carol Scott, this is the only book you'll need to ensure you'll get the most deals - and the best deals - on all of your investment property!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great book

  • By Cesar Schira on 11-11-17

Great book for your bag of tricks<br />

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Reviewed: 05-12-18

there was some older tricks in the book that I heard, by her just as many that were new to me as well. In this state, Indiana, escalation clauses are used pretty normally. Good to have a little extra leverage that way!

  • Play Poker Like the Pros

  • By: Phil Hellmuth
  • Narrated by: Phil Hellmuth Jr.
  • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 208
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 92

Play Poker Like the Pros is the perfect introduction to the world of poker, including tournaments, home games, and online play. Hellmuth begins by explaining how to set up and play the games and then moves on to basic and advanced strategies. You'll learn exactly which hands to play, when to bluff, when to raise, and when to fold. In addition, Hellmuth provides techniques for reading other players and avoiding "going on tilt" - poker speak for staying cool under pressure.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I was left wanting more

  • By Scott on 01-01-07

Phil being Phil

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Reviewed: 04-25-17

There was plenty of information I have heard before, but there was some material that I worked through that I had heard or tried. looking forward to my next event!

  • Phil Gordon's Little Green Book

  • Lessons and Teachings in No Limit Texas Hold'em
  • By: Phil Gordon
  • Narrated by: Phil Gordon
  • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 686
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 309
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 311

Phil Gordon plays poker with the best players in the world. He has won, and lost, in tournaments and cash games around the globe, all the while studying the game and learning from every hand dealt. It's a tough game. But anyone can become a winning player with the right amount of courage, patience, aggression, observation, and, perhaps most important, dedication to becoming a better player.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book!

  • By J. Sherman on 12-24-05

This helped several leaks

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Reviewed: 04-24-17

it helped me appreciate aggression in a new way. I've tried it several times and it's mostly successful. Those failures are just bad reads! Now to work on that.

The Middle Zone
    Mastering the Most Difficult Hands in Hold'em Poker
    
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        Annie Duke Duke
    
    


    
    Length: 52 mins
    77 ratings
    Overall 4.4
  • The Middle Zone

  • Mastering the Most Difficult Hands in Hold'em Poker
  • By: Annie Duke, John Vorhaus
  • Narrated by: Annie Duke Duke
  • Length: 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

So often in Texas hold’em poker, you just don’t know where you stand. Do you have the best hand? The worst? Within the great gray area between the stone nuts and a pure bluff it’s often hard to tell. But take heart, because in this innovative new poker single, Annie Duke and John Vorhaus dive deep into the murky decision space of the middle zone, show you what it is, how to avoid it, and what to do if, alas, you step in something sticky.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Interesting book.

  • By Pamela on 12-10-16

It works!

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Reviewed: 03-08-17

I listen to the book on my way to a tournament. I came home with first place. Listen to it twice.

  • Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker, Volume 1

  • Fundamentals and How to Handle Varying Stack Sizes
  • By: Jonathan Little
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Little
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 189
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 153

Tournament poker is a tough game to play, but the rewards for success can be huge. Even regular online tournaments offer substantial prizes running to hundreds of thousands of dollars. If you want to win big at the tables, then you must buy this book. In Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker: Book 1 you will learn the fundamentals of play and how to handle varying stack sizes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Being Fundamental

  • By Rene M Portugal on 02-02-16

#1 Coach out there

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Reviewed: 04-28-16

Tourneys will never be the same. Winning consistently in the local tournaments is a thrill!

  • Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments

  • By: Jonathan Little
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Little
  • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 214
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209

In this guide, two-time World Poker Tour champion Jonathan Little explains numerous strategies he uses that will allow you to crush your opponents, giving you the opportunity to progress to the middle and high stakes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A really good short listen. No magic bullets.

  • By Eric on 09-26-16

Help where I needed it!

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Reviewed: 02-18-16

Little presents well, with the end in mind before it happens.
I'm closing holes in my game- holes I didn't know I had.

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  • Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker, Volume 2

  • Stages of the Tournament
  • By: Jonathan Little
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Little
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker, Volume 1 dealt with the fundamentals of play. Volume 2 builds on this base and examines the highly complex issue of how to handle the different stages of a tournament. At times the best strategy is to play loose, create problems for your opponent and thus keep accumulating chips. At other times an ultra-tight strategy will be the most profitable. Understanding when to "change gears" is a highly developed skill that requires a great deal of study and experience.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is a check-raise of a book

  • By DAN NOLAN on 11-19-15

This is a check-raise of a book

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Reviewed: 11-19-15

I was not only able to find solutions to the holes in my game, but I found two more that won't be leaking. Thumbs up coach!

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