Bad Beats and Lucky Draws: Poker Strategies, Winning Hands, and Stories from the Professional Poker Tour (Paperback)
Poker Strategies, Winning Hands, and Stories from the Professional Poker Tour
William Morrow & Company, 9780060740832, 256pp.
Publication Date: October 26, 2004
Bad Beats and Lucky Draws is your down-and-dirty guide to the world of high-stakes professional poker. Phil Hellmuth, nine-time World Series of Poker Champion and author of Play Poker Like the Pros, presents a blow-by-blow account of many of poker's "clash of the titans" hands from the World Series of Poker, the World Poker Tour, and the European Tour. Phil provides insights into what the players were thinking and includes his own take on what they (and in many cases what he) should have done differently. Highly entertaining and instructive, Bad Beats and Lucky Draws gives you a seat at the table with the best bluffs, reads, and over-the-top plays such as the hand that won Phil his record-tying ninth bracelet at the 2003 World Series to the heartbreaking play that knocked him out of the "Big One."
Bad Beats and Lucky Draws also includes special contributions by
- Doyle Brunson
- Johnny Chan
- Annie Duke
- Howard Lederer
- Daniel Negreanu
- Ted Forrest
- Jennifer Harman
- Layne Flack
- Men Nguyen
- John Bonetti