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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The next few chapters discuss playing styles, betting, drawing hands, and psychology. This contrasts with limi play, where pot odds of, and even are commonplace. Lists with This Book.

Opponents frequently leave the game losers, scratching their heads, and opining that a player who takes so many chances ought to be broke.

Stewart has omaja poker professionally for the last 30 years. Sfrancis rated it really liked it Jan 13, Books by Bob Ciaffone.

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Stew prefers money play rather than tournaments; more intimidation. Trivia About Omaha Poker.

Paperbackpages. During the “World Series of Poker” tournament he is normally found in Las Vegas for several weeks of highstakes action. Christopher Page rated it liked it Mar 25, Brent rated it liked it May 27, Jesse Richman rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Refresh and try again.

Throughout his first year in college the call of the pool hall, and the subsequent money that came from hustling pool that came with it, was too much for the young Ciaffone.


After this, Ciaffone starts in on strategy, discussing general Omaha principles, such as the relative strengths of different two pair hands and different draws. Ciaffone has an pokdr reputation both as a poker writer and poker player. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The bottom line is that this is still the best book I’ve read on playing Omaha High, ciaffohe 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.


Where are They Now is a series of an in depth look at all poker players – not just the pros – as they travel through one long game.

The Millennium Edition is considerably expanded from the previous edition, although I still think it’s price tag is a bit steep for its volume. Reuben and Ciaffone then discuss general poker information: Lists with This Book.

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Don Harris rated it really liked it Feb 17, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Please update details 3 Jun 14, Matteo Ferrari rated it it was amazing Jan 13, But Stewart keeps right on winning. The deeper the money, the greater the implication that a player has a strong hand when he raises. Ryan Thompson marked it as to-read Jul 29, 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 Association in the year The book ends with some discussion about playing Omaha in a tournament, future ideas for the game, and some concluding remarks.

Reviewed by Nick Christenson, npc lvrevealed. Stewart may well be the earliest-ever poker columnist, having written for Mayfair poksr back in the 60’s for a couple of years. Mikeiwo rated it really liked it Dec 14, Ciaffone eventually got a part-time job teaching, but for the most part, his years as a young adult were supported by his pool playing. Some people unfortunately go their entire lives without really ever ojaha out what their true passion or calling was.

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Henry rated it really liked it Jan 14, He had never seen that type of money before, and ciaffond was hard to focus on getting an education for a job when he was seemingly already making all the money he would need.


Have you ever come across a confusing poker term? His book “The Official Rules of Poker” is the first comprehensive poker rulebook ciaffoone written on the game. Be the first to know all the latest poker news, tournament results, gossip and learn all about cjaffone best online poker deals straight from your inbox. Jan Vrijhof added it Jan 30, Surajkumar Swathirajan marked it as to-read Aug 29, 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 book, such as Ray Zee’s High-Low Split Poker for Advanced Players.

Bovada Bovada Bonus Omaua Ciaffone was also a smart student, enrolling to the University of Notre Dame. I still believe that ppker 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 po,er its predecessor. Jeffrey rated it it was amazing Jan 06, If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the PokerWorks website.

MArian Stranger marked it as to-read Feb 08, Allyn Bauer rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Jeff Proctor marked it as to-read Apr 29, Much like Dan Harrington in the same era, Ciaffone began supporting himself in this game by challenging local players in cash games and playing, and usually winning, high stakes tournaments.