About the author
Rebecca McAdam is well-known on the poker scene as a player, a presenter and editor. She has worked in many areas of the poker from writing and media consulting to presenting and commentating. She was the deputy editor of Card Player Europe (the magazine and website) and now works as Senior Manager of Public Relations at Full Tilt Poker. She lives in Dublin, Ireland.
Professional poker player Rebecca McAdam has competed at the highest level on the world poker circuit, playing against men and women, so who better to guide you through the basic rules, the hands and the subtle art of bluffing? Rebecca shows and tells you how to get to grips with a number of poker formats, focusing on the phenomenally popular Texas Hold’em, so before long, you’ll have the skills and wiles to equip you for anything, from a poker night with friends to a high-stakes, high-pressure tournament. You’ll learn all the poker parlance, so you’ll soon know your big blind from your top kicker and your river from your royal flush. Learn how to read ‘tells’ – the expressions and gestures that reveal what you’re holding, and how to conceal your own. Whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, Rebecca will show you how to hone your instincts and intuition and use your femininity to your advantage!