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Ciaffone mentions the amount of money in front of the players has a profound influence on the betting. Marty Cortinas rated it liked it Oct 02, A Adauto marked ciaffome as to-read Sep 25, Kevin added it Sep 03, If you are 6 and a half feet tall and weigh pounds, wouldn’t you rather play tackle football instead of touch? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The final set of chapters provide probability concepts, odds, and charts. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

David Harrison added it Apr 08, Reuben and Ciaffone then discuss general poker information: Thanks for telling us about the problem. No trivia or quizzes yet. The entire book has been rewritten for better clarity and modern usage, with 20 new pages of valuable material added on the pot-limit Omaha high form of the game. Bovada Bovada Bonus Code: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Linda ciagfone it as to-read Mar 27, Trivia About Omaha Poker. Mick Slick rated it liked it Dec 27, Some people unfortunately go their entire lives without really ever finding out what their true passion or calling was. Randy marked it as to-read Oct 27, After this, Ciaffone starts in on strategy, discussing general Omaha principles, such as the relative strengths of different two pair hands and different draws.


Omaha Holdem Poker by Bob Ciaffone

When he was just three kmaha old his family moved to Saginaw, Michigan, the town Ciaffone calls home today. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

This edition of the book is much improved over the previous one, although I still believe that there is so much more to this game that it should be possible to provide a further expanded and even better book to its audience.

Paperbackpages. While coaching this team he learned of himself that he had an innate ability to teach games to people, and kept this in the back of his head as he got older. This is will be especially valuable to those who might not have played the game before, but there are some tidbits, like Ciaffone’s description of the game’s origin, that are likely to be informative to Omaha veterans. Rich added it Aug 04, 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.

The next few chapters discuss playing styles, betting, drawing hands, and psychology.

Stewart Reuben & Bob Ciaffone’s Pot-Limit & No-Limit Poker Review

Then there are others who take playing games to a new level, focusing their entire life on the entire subject of game playing, as opposed to just one particular game. It even recommends that pokwr poker players should try to learn pot-limit games. Ciaffone was also a smart student, enrolling to the University of Notre Dame. However, there isn’t a lot of information in print about this game.


There is greater opportunity to obtain a nice result through the exercise of skill, because good decisions offer a greater reward, and bad decisions invoke a more sever penalty. A local chess champion in his youth, he began to expand his game playing by the age of nine, when he first started playing poker.

Review of Omaha Holdem Poker, Millennium Edition

Reviewed by Nick Christenson, npc lvrevealed. Allyn Bauer rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Opponents frequently leave the game losers, scratching their heads, and opining that a player who takes so many chances ought to be broke.

Matteo Ferrari rated it it was amazing Jan 13, Bob Ciaffone fits that description well, having made a life out of playing, teaching, and writing about games, games, and more games. Henry rated it really liked it Jan 14, He has a swashbuckling poker style that mke him a much-feared player. Raenoll added it Jul 31,