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The Ultimate Casino Guide: 1000 Great Casinos from America, Canada and Around the World
by Michael Wiesenberg
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This is a complete directory of the finest casinos from around the world. Tokyo, Las Vegas, Eastern Europe, the Caribbean — and wherever else the winds of chance may blow — this exciting guide gives travelers all of the information they need about any casino in or around their travel destination.

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The Official Dictionary of Poker
by Michael Wiesenberg
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Completely updated and revised, this edition contains the entire spectrum of poker terminology, from the common ('Texas hold 'em') to the obscure ('Dewey Duck'), illustrated by thousands of colorful examples actually heard in cardrooms. If you've ever wondered about the correct way to use a poker term or were bewildered by what your poker-playing cohorts were saying, here's the one book that explains it all. You will find The Official Dictionary of Poker valuable as a reference; you will return to it frequently as a fun read.
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Free Money: How to Win in the Cardrooms of California
by Michael Wiesenberg
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Advice, strategy and rules, and strategies for winning at high draw and lowball, written when these games were played exclusively in California's cardrooms. This is the only book you can buy that accurately covers both forms of draw in detail.
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About Michael Wiesenberg

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Michael Wiesenberg made his living playing poker for 10 years before turning to a career as technical writer in the computer field. His books reflect those two careers: The Official Dictionary of Poker, Poker Talk: The Language of Poker, Puzzled Programmers (a collection of short stories, each of which introduces a mathematical puzzle best solved by computer, with solutions presented in three programming languages), and Free Money: How to Win in the Cardrooms of California. He has been a Card Player magazine columnist since the inception of the magazine (1988).
Wiesenberg ranks among today's most prolific and respected poker authorities.
Wiesenberg edits Card Player's twice-monthly email newsletters, sent to over 300,000 subscribers, and is the Web content editor for CardPlayer.com. He has had regular columns in and contributed hundreds of articles to noted computer, gambling, and poker magazines. He has edited several books about poker by well-known authors. He also constructs crossword puzzles for magazines and online.
He wrote the rules sections and created many of the informational pages for three online poker sites.

Latest Michael Wiesenberg Articles

An Online Draw Poker Play
Online draw poker games are eminently beatable. This is mainly because most of the draw poker players have no clue how to play.
Online Draw Poker Strategy
Draw poker is online, only it's not like any game that was ever dealt in any cardroom. Here's a complete strategy for winning at online draw poker.
Bluffing in Online Draw
The wisdom in online draw regarding bluff is -- don't! That's because you get called too often in most situations to make bluffing profitable.
Mistakes in Online Draw: Playing Come Hands
Playing come hands in online draw is almost always wrong. A come hand is a drawing hand, that is, a one-card draw to a straight, flush, or straight flush. Michael Wiesenberg will explain why here.
Mistakes in Online Draw Poker: Playing Shorts
Mistakes in poker. . . They can't be avoided, but they can be reduced. In this article, Michael Wiesenberg begins a discussion of some of the major mistakes made when playing online draw poker.
Bad Beats in Online Draw
Michael Wiesenberg claims there's a big difference between bad beats when playing hold'em versus playing online draw poker. Read on to see if you agree.
Fancy Play Syndrome in Online Draw Poker
Fancy Play Syndrome (FPS), a term invented by Mike Caro, means choosing unusual tactics too frequently when the more obvious choices would do better. FPS often implies that a player goes out of his way to impress opponents by using unexpected strategies that actually cost profits through overuse. Michael Wiesenberg suggests you eliminate this type of strategy when playing online draw poker.
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