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Final Table

A Winning Poker Approach from a WSOP Champion

by (author) Jonathan Duhamel

translated by Christina Palassio

ECW Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2012
Table, Rich & Famous
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    Sep 2012
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    Sep 2012
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A poker champ shares the story behind his biggest win

What makes a World Series of Poker Main Event champion? Is it knowledge of math or psychology? Is it the ability to determine other players’ hands?

In Jonathan Duhamel’s Final Table, discover what it takes to win $8.9 million in one tournament. Duhamel takes readers through crucial game moments and traces his strategic thinking. Should he go all-in? Should he fold? What is the right balance between risk and caution? Duhamel reveals the specific qualities winning poker players need.

Learn about Jonathan’s development as a poker player from his earliest days through to his online playing, into tournaments and the decision to go pro. Whether you’re a Friday night player or a professional, Final Table will entertain and educate you.


About the authors

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Christina Palassio is the managing editor of Coach House Books, and the co-editor of The State of the Arts: Living with Culture in Toronto, GreenTOpia: Towards a Sustainable Toronto and HTO: Toronto’s Water from Lake Iroquois to Lost Rivers to Low-flow Toilets.Alana Wilcox, author of A Grammar of Endings, lives in Toronto, where she works as a freelance writer and editor. She is currently the managing editor at Coach House Books. Her fiction has appeared in several magazines, including Quarry, Tessera, Paragraph, and Queen Street Quarterly.

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