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Phil Gordon's Little Blue Book
by Phil Gordon
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Valuable sections include Cash Games AND Tournament Play; Sit and Gos; Satellites and Supersatellites. Nicely illustrated with many lessons, examples and analysis, it’s a balanced, smooth-reading textbook, some of which is based on the author's experience. This balance of common sense, strategies, ploys and an honest appraisal of what was going through his mind when he made his moves adds strength to this powerful, positive pack of lessons. One unique approach is to  'improve at poker is not by finding answers. It is by finding questions,' says champion Chris Ferguson in the foreward. This companion book to Gordon's Little Green Book does just that.
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Irishman Wins nearly 1 Million Euros at European Poker Tour Event

Monday, September 22, 2008

BARCELONA, Spain -- As reported by The Irish Times: "A Galway card player has written his name in the poker record books after he cashed out for almost €1 million in a prestigious tournamentEuropean Poker Tour
European Poker Tour
  in Spain.

"Fintan Gavin (40), from Claregalway, walked away from a challenging field at the €8,000 entry European Poker Tour (EPT) event in Barcelona with a highly commendable second-place finish.

"He almost outlasted a field of 620 players in the event, but was eventually eliminated following a brief head-to-head battle with the winner, a German professional Sebastian Ruthenberg. The two players negotiated a deal which netted Mr Gavin a total payout of just over €900,000...

"...Like many of the big winners in the world of poker in recent years, Mr Gavin qualified for the event by winning a small online satellite tournament..."

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