The Education of a Modern Poker Player

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The Education of a Modern Poker Player is about the journey of John Billingham, as he pursues his ambition of progressing through the stakes, starting from NL10 ($10 game) to NL100 ($100 game) and beyond. This book is the culmination of Billingham’s ingenious plan, documenting his transformation from struggling to beat NL10 to establishing himself at NL100. Throughout this engaging narrative, Thomas Tiroch and Emanuel Cinca share their insights on how to conquer these small stakes games, with Billingham’s support. They illustrate crucial concepts using real-life example hands. The book places particular emphasis on Fast Fold Games, such as Rush and Zoom, where Billingham eventually became a specialist, offering practical explanations on how to exploit weaker players in this format.