In his own
professor-like style, Howard Lederer shows you many of the fundamental
strategies and personal secrets he uses to compete in tournaments
like the World Poker Tour. Whether you are preparing to enter your
first tournament, hitting a local casino, or playing at home with
friends, Howard can teach you how to take your game to the next
To clear up
a lot of common misconceptions and assumptions used in many home
games, Howard Lederer starts with a very basic run down of the real
Texas Hold’em rules. He also covers how to set-up a home Texas
Hold’em tournament the right way, including an insightful
piece on when and how to use the blinds to push the game depending
on the stakes and number of players. In addition to helping intermediate
players correct any mistakes, this introductory segment can very
effectively teach a complete novice how to play in ten minutes.
Howard Lederer quickly dives into topics of more interest to intermediate
players. He covers basic strategy that is overlooked by the vast
majority of amateurs, and then gives comprehensive instruction on
many critical game play elements including:
- Correct pre-flop
hands to play and fold
- Tactics to
reduce mistakes for inexperienced players
- How your
betting should change before and after the flop
- How to use
table position to your best advantage
- How to change
your play according to the number of players left
- How to avoid
common costly mistakes like being dominated
odds and counting "Outs"
- Common tells
that are easy to spot in most every game
Howard has thoughtfully
designed this video to appeal to all beginner and intermediate players.
As your skill level and your experience level progresses, you will
take away different meaning from many sections of the video, so
it’s handy to pop the video in every month or two. What may
be a little over your head on the first viewing, may have great
insight after you try out some of his methods in real games.
As a compliment
to this comprehensive 90-minute poker strategy video, you will receive
easy to understand and powerful charts that can be used as cheat
sheets to help you make the right decisions when playing your hands.
The charts classify all the different starting hands into classes
of relative strength, and then give you Howard’s own advice
about how you should bet in every conceivable competitive situation.
As the video is only 90-minutes, you’re only going to be able
to recall so much from each viewing, but the charts can be used
for years and years to teach you while you play. Learning at the
table in this manner is one of the most effective ways to expedite
the learning curve.
looking for an edge, why not be the first at your table to learn
and use Howard Lederer’s secrets. In no time you’ll
be playing like the pros.