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POKER AND CHESS BOOKS. by. BOB CIAFFONE. BUY MY BOOKS DIRECTLY FROM ME BECAUSE: (1) All copies are personally autographed. (2) I charge. Bob Ciaffone’s The Coach Results, Stats. AKA Robert Ciaffone. Jun, United States, $ 1, Pot-Limit Omaha (Event #19) 47th World Series of Poker. Despite his high finish in the No Limit Hold’em Main Event that year, Ciaffone considers his best game Omaha, a subject on which he has.

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Ryan Thompson marked it as to-read Jul 29, The section concludes with specific strategy advice for limit Omaha High. The book begins with some background, explaining the rules of the game, its origin, and other generally useful information. Paperbackpages. Limit poker often requires you to have the best hand at showdown. Marcus Hsia rated it liked it Jan 03, I believe that the differences between good and bad Omaha hands and situations is more difficult to evaluate than in any other commonly played form of poker, and Ciaffone imparts a great deal of ciavfone about how to handle these situations in his quizzes.

Trivia About Omaha Poker.

Trivia About Omaha Holdem Poker. Eugene Hung rated it liked it Oct 14, David Klatte added it Jun 11, However, some of the general chapters still provided relevance and I found those concepts to be solid. He has a home in a suburb of London, and is a regular player in the big pot-limit Omaha ciafcone London lowball games of that city.

If you are 6 and a half feet tall and weigh pounds, wouldn’t you rather play tackle football instead of touch? I still believe that the price of the book is a bit steep for its volume, but the additional material included, even at a the higher price, makes this edition a better value than its predecessor.

After this, Ciaffone starts in on strategy, discussing general Omaha principles, such as the relative strengths of different two pair hands and different draws. Sure, they are interested in things from time to time, but they never really discover the satisfaction of becoming associated with something they can put their passion and excitement into it, fully devoted.


While nearly 40 pages have been added in this edition, the size of the typeface is larger so its length has not quite increased proportionally to the page count. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time. A local chess champion in his youth, he began to expand his game playing by the age of nine, when he first started playing poker.

Kevin Carlin rated it really liked it Jan 05, This edition of the book is much improved over the previous one, although I still believe that there is so much more to this game that it should be possible to provide a further expanded and even better book to its audience. Omaha Poker by Bob Ciaffone. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Omaha Holdem Ciaffobe Author: Omaha Holdem Poker by Bob Ciaffone. He began a pmaha career making money from poker, but instead of just playing it this time, he also started writing poker books and teaching others how to play the game, a practice he continues today.

Top 5 Poker Rooms. Randy marked it as to-read Oct 27, Our poker dictionary has definitions! A Adauto rated it really liked it Sep 25, No trivia or quizzes yet. Latest Poker News Poker Pros: Ciaffone has an excellent reputation both as a poker writer and poker player. Randy marked it as to-read Oct 27, This is when Ciaffone pooer towards poker.

Fatsally rated it liked it Feb 14, Be the first to know all the latest poker news, tournament results, gossip and learn all about the best online poker pkoer straight from your inbox. The next few chapters discuss playing styles, betting, drawing hands, and psychology. The Millennium Edition is considerably expanded from the previous edition, although I still think it’s price tag is a bit steep for its volume.

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David Long marked it as to-read Aug 08, One of his main goals regarding state laws is to get them changed to be more up to date. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Opponents frequently leave the game losers, scratching their heads, and opining that a player who takes so many chances ought to be broke.

Review of Omaha Holdem Poker

With regards to calling raises, “The general rule of thumb that professionals seem to use for such a call is you want the omaja to win about twenty times the current bet you are facing. He was once voted as number three in the world at pot-limit Omaha in an informal readers poll of the top players at each poker form. Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players – not just the pros – as they travel through one long game.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Nonetheless, this ciaffkne a considerable increase from previous editions. However, the contents will make this book worthwhile to a majority of players with an interest in these forms of poker.

The more one thinks about these situations, the more apparent the complexities become, so there’s a lot of good possibilities for discussion of the different types of situations that come up than just those that are mentioned in this book. Limit poker is a fight between combatants who have to wear handcuffs; pot-limit poker is open warfare.

The entire book has been rewritten for better clarity and modern usage, with ciafone new pages of valuable material added on the pot-limit Omaha high form of the game.