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While it’s nice to read a book focused on big bet poker, I would have preferred a book more focused on the game of hold’em, since that’s all I play. Ciaffone is one of the better poker authors writing and his book is a worthwhile edition to just about any poker player’s library.

Douglas Robinson rated it it was ok Jul 28, However, the contents will make this book worthwhile to a majority of players with an interest in these forms of poker. Mikeiwo rated it really liked it Dec 14, However, if you would ciafdone to, you can change your cookie settings at any time.

Eric Chan rated it liked it Apr 29, Raenoll added it Jul 31, David Long marked it as to-read Aug 08, At Notre Dame Ciaffone was at the top of his class as a freshman, but yet another game had garnered his attention. He has had a popular regular poker column in “The Card Player” magazine since 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.



Randy marked it as to-read Oct 27, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jake Azachi Prime rated it really liked it Aug 23, Jan Vrijhof added it Jan 30, This brief book contains good information on how to play various forms of Omaha poker. The information in this section is quite good as well, but I believe there are many more situations which could be fruitfully discussed about this game as well, and the repetition of many key ideas would make it more likely that these concepts would sink in with the reader’s.

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When most pomer were playing with action figures, Ciaffone was already learning the intricacies of chess at only four years old.

The book begins with some background, explaining the rules of the game, its origin, and other generally useful information. He began a new 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 ciafdone continues today.

His book “The Official Rules of Poker” is the first comprehensive poker rulebook ever written on the game.

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Review of Omaha Holdem Poker, Millennium Edition

Then there are others who take playing games to a new level, focusing their entire life on the entire omahs of game playing, as opposed to just one particular game. Click here to return to the index of reviews. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Stewart may well be the earliest-ever poker columnist, having written for Mayfair magazine back in the 60’s for a couple of years.


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. Jesse Richman rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Cristiano Volk marked it as to-read Nov 15, The entire book has been rewritten for better clarity and modern usage, with 20 new pages of valuable material added on the pot-limit Omaha high form of the game. Jeff Proctor marked it as to-read Apr 29, Lists with This Book.

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Omaha Holdem Poker by Bob Ciaffone

Kevin Carlin rated it really liked it Jan 05, The section concludes with specific strategy advice for limit Omaha High. Reuben and Ciaffone then discuss general poker information: The final set of chapters provide probability concepts, odds, and charts.

Preview — Omaha Cjaffone by Bob Ciaffone. There is much more that a good player can do to triumph over weaker opponents. Top 5 Poker Rooms.