Bad Beats and Lucky Draws

Subtitle: Poker Strategies, Winning Hands, and Stories from the Professional Poker Tour

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Bad Beats and Lucky Draws is a comprehensive guide to professional high-stakes poker, written by Phil Hellmuth, a nine-time World Series of Poker Champion and author of Play Poker Like the Pros. The book offers a detailed account of numerous iconic poker hands from major tournaments like the World Series of Poker, the World Poker Tour, and the European Tour. Hellmuth shares his thoughts on the players’ strategies and what they could have done differently, including his own plays. The book is both entertaining and educational, offering readers a front-row seat to the best bluffs, reads, and dramatic plays, such as the hand that earned Hellmuth his ninth bracelet at the 2003 World Series. The book also features special contributions from notable poker players like Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan, Annie Duke, Howard Lederer, Daniel Negreanu, Ted Forrest, Jennifer Harman, Layne Flack, Men Nguyen, and John Bonetti.