The Thrill of Poker - The Agony of Defeat by Bill Collins
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A humorous and mostly true accounting of the poker playing world for the average poker player. This book is relevant to anyone who plays poker, regardless of experience level. Even if you only watch poker on ESPN, you can understand and enjoy this book. This book covers the history of poker, the different types of poker games, types of players, venues, playing online, table manners, and diversity in the poker room. Plus for the novice there is a poker glossary so everyone will be able to speak the poker language without an accent.
There are a billion (rough estimate) poker books available to the average player/reader, most of them serious or meant to be serious. Poker enthusiasts would enjoy a book that is quick, fun and relevant to everyone.
Bill Collins has spent 22 years as a morning show disc jockey in Atlanta, Miami, Wichita and Fort Wayne, IN. He has won tens of poker tournaments in over 4 states, actually exactly 4 states. Bill lives in Fort Wayne with his lovely wife Gena, his daughter Cara and his two Grandchildren, Collin and Lillie. He has two other children, Chelsea and Isaac. He loves to play poker and eat ice cream, preferably at the same time.