Poker Winners Are Different: (Paperback)

By Alan N. Schoonmaker

Lyle Stuart, 9780818407284, 304pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

List Price: 15.95*
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What Makes Winners Win?

Every serious poker player knows there's a big difference between playing well and winning: Winners successfully master specific attitudes and habits.

What Do I Need To Win?

It's right in your hands. Poker guru Dr. Alan N. Schoonmaker explains the key skills that enable winners to bring in the money. With his expert guidance you can master them, too. You'll learn to:

Manage risk and information

Develop better discipline

Improve your decision-making processes

Focus on the right issues

Choose the information you give others

Control your reactions to feelings

Act decisively

By mastering the behaviors and skills that Schoonmaker teaches, you'll be able to play more confidently--and win more often.

Alan N. Schoonmaker, Ph.D, is the author of "Your Worst Poker Enemy, Your Best Poker Friend, " and the top-selling "The Psychology of Poker; "he is also a columnist for Card Player magazine. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from UC Berkeley, and has conducted research and taught at UCLA, Carnegie-Mellon, and Belguim's Catholic University of Louvain. He lives in Las Vegas.