Poker for Dummies (Mini Edition)

Poker for Dummies (Mini Edition) by Richard D. Harroch, Lou Krieger

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Poker For Dummies ® , Mini Edition
by Richard D. Harroch and Lou Krieger

Poker For Dummies ® , Mini Edition
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Poker has always been America’s game, but poker is changing these days. In a big way. Ask a friend or neighbor with only a casual knowledge of the game to offer an image of poker, and one of three pictures is likely to appear:
Poker is a game played by Mississippi riverboat gamblers with pencil-thin moustaches, fast hands, and a derringer hidden up their ruffled sleeves, or it’s played by gunfighters of the Old West (men like Doc Holliday, Wild Bill Hickok, and Bat Masterson). Welcome to Dodge City, pardner. Check your guns at the marshal’s office and pull up a chair.
Another picture of poker comes right out of the movie, The Sting. Imagine 1930s

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