Raiser's Edge: Tournament-Poker Strategies for Today's Aggressive GamePaperback
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- Publisher: Huntington Press
- Format: Paperback | 408 pages
- Dimensions: 152mm x 228mm x 28mm | 621g
- Publication date: 1 July 2011
- Publication City/Country: Las Vegas
- ISBN 10: 193539648X
- ISBN 13: 9781935396482
- Illustrations note: colour & b/w illus
- Sales rank: 61,544
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. This book 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.