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Tuesday 26th of September 2017


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James Grosjean

James Grosjean started with playing blackjack during his studies days at the University of Chicago. It did not take him long to find out that he possessed the mathematical skills to constantly beat the dealers. He immediately started to document his experiences and in 2000 he wrote :
Beyond Counting: Exploiting Casino Games from Blackjack to Video Poker , one of the most popular Blackjack standard works of this century. The calculations in this book are easy to perform and invite readers to apply them in different situations. It is a comprehensive book that is best understood by people who are not blessed with a gift for mathematics.

Besides respected blackjack player and author, Grosjean is also known for championing the rights of blackjack players. He got arrested several times on suspicion of card counting. He claims that he was beaten up and successfully filed lawsuits against Imperial Palace and Caesar’s Palace casinos. He is a true hero within the world of Blackjack. In 2006 he became the youngest players ever to be awarded a spot in the Blackjack hall of Fame.

 
James Grosjean

James Grosjean started with playing blackjack during his studies days at the University of Chicago. It did not take him long to find out that he possessed the mathematical skills to constantly beat the dealers. He immediately started to document his experiences and in 2000 he wrote :
Beyond Counting: Exploiting Casino Games from Blackjack to Video Poker , one of the most popular Blackjack standard works of this century. The calculations in this book are easy to perform and invite readers to apply them in different situations. It is a comprehensive book that is best understood by people who are not blessed with a gift for mathematics.

Besides respected blackjack player and author, Grosjean is also known for championing the rights of blackjack players. He got arrested several times on suspicion of card counting. He claims that he was beaten up and successfully filed lawsuits against Imperial Palace and Caesar’s Palace casinos. He is a true hero within the world of Blackjack. In 2006 he became the youngest players ever to be awarded a spot in the Blackjack hall of Fame.

 
Chris Moneymaker

Chris Moneymaker (his real name!) was born in 1975 in Atlanta, United States. He was working as accountant when he managed to win a place at the 2003 World Series of Poker via an online tournament. At the WSOP he turned out to be an absolute sensation and he even managed to win the event after beating Sam Fahra in a nerve wrecking battle. He won 2.5 million dollars and consequently became a millionaire on the spot. Immediately he resigned from his job in order to travel the world and participate in high buy-in tournaments.

At the World Poker Tour of 2004 he gained a second spot at the Shooting Start Event, winning $ 200.000. At the World Championship of Online Poker he became 6th a the 5th event, winning $139.000 and also won $ 28.000 at the sixteenth event. In 2009 he won the Deep Stach Pot Limit event at the World Poker Open Tournament, adding $ 15.889. 2011 started off really well for Moneymaker as he won $ 130,000 at the PokerStart Caribbean Adventure Main Event.

His price money is currently estimated at more than 3 million dollars.

 
Play Texas Hold'em Like A Poker Star - Play Less Hands 

Some people say that Texas Hold'em is an easy game to learn and play for beginners, however not all experts agree with this. They say it can be frustrating for beginners especially if they don't win, and understanding why they are not winning is a way to learn how to play like a true poker star.

If you are losing when you play online, losing when you play with your friends at home and you think it is because you are unlucky - you need to think again! You may be missing just one simple concept about Texas Hold'em, or you could be even making big mistakes, but there is a reason why you always lose.

The same situation affects about 95% of the poker playing population of the world, and this is one heck of a big population. Not even Wikipedia could tell me how many online poker players there are, but there is a lot in this nearly $3 billion industry!!

You don't have to be an expert Texas Hold'em player to be a winning player; you just have to figure out how to get good at it.

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