POKER AND CHESS BOOKS. by. BOB CIAFFONE. BUY MY BOOKS DIRECTLY FROM ME BECAUSE: (1) All copies are personally autographed. (2) I charge. Bob Ciaffone’s The Coach Results, Stats. AKA Robert Ciaffone. Jun, United States, $ 1, Pot-Limit Omaha (Event #19) 47th World Series of Poker. Despite his high finish in the No Limit Hold’em Main Event that year, Ciaffone considers his best game Omaha, a subject on which he has.

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This contrasts with limi play, where pot odds of, and even are commonplace. This is when Ciaffone turned towards poker. MArian Stranger marked it as to-read Feb 08, Click here to return to the index of reviews.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is not a gambling website. Cristiano Volk marked it as to-read Nov 15, Return to Book Page. Please update details 3 Jun 14, Douglas Robinson rated it it was ok Jul 28, Ciaffone also has stayed close to his first love of chess, writing two books on the subject, even becoming the president of the Michigan Chess Ciagfone in the year Paperback poked, pages.

Tapani rated it it was ok Aug 12, During the “World Series of Poker” tournament he is normally found in Las Vegas for several weeks of highstakes action.

The information presented in this book is very good, but I don’t believe that this section suffices for a general text on this game. Reviewed by Nick Christenson, npc lvrevealed. Stewart has played poker professionally for the last 30 years. He was once voted as number three in the world at pot-limit Omaha in an informal readers poll of the top players at each poker form.

Thomas rated it liked it Dec 07, However, the contents will make this book worthwhile to a majority of players with an interest in these forms of poker. A discussion of general strategy, insurance, and a quiz on play are included here.


The reading your opponents chapter has some interesting information on poker tells such as shaking hands pokeer means lmaha over a strong hand, a player who reaches for his stack before you finished placing your bet would have actually preferred ciatfone you didn’t bet, and some other nice tips. Blake Pengelly rated it liked it Sep 07, Some people unfortunately go their entire lives without really ever finding out what their true passion or calling was.

The book ends with some discussion about playing Omaha in a tournament, future ideas for the game, and some concluding remarks. Open Preview See a Problem? Kevin Way rated it liked it Jan 05, I believe that the information on Omaha High-Low is not sufficient to be considered a comprehensive strategy guide for this game, but it does make a fine supplement to another good poler, such as Ray Zee’s High-Low Split Poker for Advanced Players.

David Klatte added it Jun 11, Matteo Ferrari rated it it pokwr amazing Jan 13, He has a swashbuckling poker style that mke him a much-feared player. Want to Read saving…. Subscribe to the Nightly Turbo Be the first to know all the latest poker news, tournament results, gossip and learn all about the best online poker deals straight from your inbox.

Review of Omaha Holdem Poker, Millennium Edition

However, some of the general chapters still provided relevance and I found those concepts to be solid. Latest Poker News Poker Pros: Randy marked it as to-read Oct 27, With ciafcone to calling raises, “The general rule of thumb that professionals seem to use for such a call is you want the potential to win about twenty times the current bet you are facing.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. His book “Omaha Holdem Poker”, published inis still considered the defining work on that form of poker xiaffone the big money pot-limit Omaha players. The bottom line is that this is still the best book I’ve read on playing Omaha High, and while the material on Omaha High-Low is not comprehensive enough for my tastes, it will likely be valuable, or at the very least, thought-provoking to the reader.


Despite its brevity for the price, it’s the best source of information on playing Omaha High that I’ve read. Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem? Limit poker often requires viaffone to have the best hand at showdown. There is much more that a good player can do to triumph over weaker opponents. He has a home in a suburb of London, and is a regular player in the big pot-limit Omaha and London lowball games of that city.

Refresh and try again. MArian Stranger marked it as to-read Feb 08, Eric Chan rated it liked it Apr 29, Steven added it Dec 28, The book begins with some background, explaining the rules of the game, its origin, and other generally useful information.

When he was just three years old his family moved to Saginaw, Michigan, the town Ciaffone calls home ciaaffone. Ciaffone is one of the better poker authors writing and his book is a worthwhile edition to just about any poker player’s library.

Omaha Holdem Poker by Bob Ciaffone

It is an updated version of a review of a previous edition of this book. Henry rated it really liked it Jan 14, Thanks ciaffohe telling us about the problem. Raenoll added it Jul 31,