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The Ultimate Guide to Poker Tells by Randy Burgess & Carl Baldassarre

Release date: 31st May, 2006
Publisher: Triumph Books

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In many respects, Mike Caro's classic "Caro's Book of Poker Tells" remains the definitive work on the subject, yet it's interesting to note that despite the incredible number of poker-related books published since it was first published, few have sought to develop Caro's themes. Now Burgess and Baldassarre (B&B) endeavour to do so in their enjoyable, informative text.

In truth, this work owes much to Caro's original and it is to the authors' credit that they acknowledge this. While it's not essential to first read Caro's book to understand what the pair are saying, readers might find it useful to absorb them in chronological order.

Thankfully, B&B often go off at a tangent to Caro and develop their own themes. For instance, they discuss ways in which players can make their observations at the poker table considerably more effective and offer several examples of psychological research directly relevant to poker tells.

An entire chapter is devoted to examining ways in which players can improve their self-awareness. According to B&B, players should endeavour to pick up on as many tells as possible, while working to reduce the number of involuntary tells they exhibit.

But this book is not merely an appendix to Caro; the duo are not afraid to disagree with the self-styled 'professor of poker' while acknowledging the impact his work has had. It's not likely to supersede Caro's well-established efforts, but players keen to learn more after reading Caro could do much worse than pick up The Ultimate Guide to Poker Tells.


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