Kill Phil: The Fast Track to Success in No-Limit Hold Em Poker Tournaments (2nd Revised edition)

Kill Phil: The Fast Track to Success in No-Limit Hold Em Poker Tournaments (2nd Revised edition)

By: Phil Jr. Hellmuth (author), Lee Nelson (author), Blair Rodman (author), Steven L. Heston (author)Paperback

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Thanks to television, the Internet, and the incredible popularity of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, when Kill Phil was first published in 2006, tournament poker had become the richest sport in the world. The problem was that no-limit hold 'em was dominated by a handful of experienced and skilled professional players. Kill Phil turned the tables on the pros by introducing a strategy that allowed even an absolute novice to compete against the best players in the world. The Kill Phil strategy remains highly effective when used in confrontations with even the world's best players, but tournament play is evolving. This revised edition reflects the new trends in tournament poker by refining the use of the all-in move and providing adaptations that take into account the new style of hyper-aggressive play. At its core, though, Kill Phil remains what it's been from the start--the best method possible for entering the exciting and potentially lucrative poker-tournament arena. Read Kill Phil and: Learn an abbreviated system--the "Kill Phil Rookie"--that's simple enough to be mastered within an hour and powerful enough to make you competitive in your first tournament. Climb the Kill Phil ladder, learning more powerful strategies as you gain real-time experience. Adjust your play for success in online tournaments, Sit-n-Go's, and single-table satellites. As a special bonus, this new edition contains the complete set of strategies formatted as they appear on the Kill Phil strategy cards--an added $14.95 value! No choking hazard warning necessary.

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About Author

Blair Rodman made it into the prize money six times and played at three final tables in the 2004 WSOP. He topped it off finishing 54th out of 2,576 players (one spot behind the legendary Doyle Brunson). Blair continued the pace in 2005, making two final tables on the WSOP circuit, finishing second in the World Poker Tour finale at the Reno Hilton for a $327,000 payday, as well as second place at the Ultimate Poker Challenge at the Union Plaza. Lee Nelson's style is opponent-dependent and varies according to table composition, psychological factors, and the meta-game. Lee, a retired doctor, is skilled at picking up tells and exploiting them. Lee is also a prolific poker-book writer, having co-written Kill Phil, Kill Everyone, and The Raiser's Edge. Steven Heston is a professor of finance at a prestigious East Coast university who developed option and quantitative-investment models used on Wall Street. He designed the computer models used in Kill Phil and did the optimal departure analysis for Don Schlesinger's Blackjack Attack.


The History of Poker Tournaments; Understanding No-Limit Hold Em; The Benefits of Big Pot Poker; Characteristics of Winning No-Limit Tournament Players; The Basis for the Kill Phil Strategies; Kill Phil Rookie; Kill Phil Basic; Kill Phil Basic Plus; Fine-Tuning Kill Phil Basic Plus; Kill Phil Expert; Kill Phil in Practice; Attitudes & Latitudes; Phil is Dead; Long Live Phil.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781935396314
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781935396314
  • weight: 357
  • ISBN10: 1935396315
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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