Sun, 5 October 2008
Jeff Hwang is a semi-professional poker player and an investment analyst who regularly writes about the gaming industry for the Motley Fool, a well known website about stocks and investing. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis with a B.S./B.A. in both finance and management, Jeff has been an advantage player since 1999, when he took an interest in blackjack. After he graduated college, Jeff picked up poker, and he has been playing semi-professionally ever since. His regular lineup includes Pot-Limit Omaha and Omaha Hi/Lo, with the occasional No-Limit Hold'em game. The material in this book is the result of playing various Omaha games nearly exclusively for over eighteen months, both live and online. Jeff lived in St. Louis and spends time in Fort Lauderdale, Washington, D.C., and on the road the rest. He is currently pursuing a MBA at UNLV in Las Vegas, NV and can be seen playing at the Wynn frequently
If you've never tried Pot-Limit Omaha, you're missing out on the most exciting, most lucrative cash game around. Omaha has long been the most popular form of poker in Europe, and now it's spreading like wildfire throughout North America. The reason is simple— Omaha offers more action and bigger pots than Texas Hold'em. Isn't it time you got in on it?
Whether you're a cash-game professional or poker hobbyist-and whether you play live or online-this book will arm you with a winning big-play strategy that's easy to master even if you've never played Omaha before. You'll discover the subtle distinctions that set Omaha above other games.
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Complete with practice situations and hand quizzes, this is the most comprehensive Omaha book available-and the only one you'll ever need.