September 28, 2020

POKER AND CHESS BOOKS. by. BOB CIAFFONE. BUY MY BOOKS DIRECTLY FROM ME BECAUSE: (1) All copies are personally autographed. (2) I charge. Bob Ciaffone’s The Coach Results, Stats. AKA Robert Ciaffone. Jun, United States, $ 1, Pot-Limit Omaha (Event #19) 47th World Series of Poker. Despite his high finish in the No Limit Hold’em Main Event that year, Ciaffone considers his best game Omaha, a subject on which he has.

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To ask other readers questions about Omaha Holdem Pokerplease sign up. With regards to calling raises, “The general rule of thumb that professionals seem to use for such a call is you want the potential to win about twenty times the current bet you are facing. I still pkoer that the price of the book is a bit steep for its volume, but the additional material included, even at a the higher price, makes this edition a better value ciadfone its predecessor.


He has a swashbuckling poker style that mke him a much-feared player. Ciaffone was also a smart student, enrolling to the University of Notre Dame.

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.

Nonetheless, this represents a considerable increase from previous editions. Kevin added it Sep 03, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Steven added it Dec 28, A Adauto rated it really liked it Sep 25, Then there are others who take playing kmaha to a new level, focusing their entire life on the entire subject of game playing, as opposed to just one particular game.


Books by Bob Ciaffone. His book “Omaha Holdem Poker”, published inis still considered the defining work on that form of poker by the big money pot-limit Omaha players.

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Omaha Holdem Poker by Bob Ciaffone. Return to Book Page.

Some people unfortunately go their entire lives without really ever finding out what their true passion or calling was. His book “The Official Rules of Poker” is the first comprehensive poker rulebook pokef written on the game. While coaching Bridge, Ciaffone also dropped the pool stick for a Backgammon board.

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Fatsally rated it liked it Feb 14, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To ask other readers questions about Omaha Pokerplease sign up.

David Long marked it as to-read Aug 08, Paperbackpages. The next ckaffone of chapters describe specific poker forms: Mikeiwo rated it really liked it Dec 14, But Stewart keeps right on winning. Quick Room Review Bonus Room review.

He keeps a full slate daily, contributing to the magazine, updating his website and continuing to write books. Hansel Ke rated it really liked it Nov 19, The vast majority of top-level poker players prefer pot-limit and no-limit poker. The next few chapters discuss playing styles, betting, drawing hands, and psychology.

Kovalev Vladimir added it Sep 08, When he was just three years old his family moved to Saginaw, Michigan, the town Ciaffone calls home today.


There was a time during the 80’s when many people felt that Omaha both High-Low and High only were the games of the future, pokdr that the poker community would make these two games the most popular in the world. Brent rated it liked it May 27, Limit poker is a fight between combatants who have to wear handcuffs; pot-limit poker is open warfare.

Omwha frequently leave the game losers, scratching their heads, and opining that a player who takes so many ciafvone ought to be broke. Want to Read saving…. Despite its brevity for the price, it’s the best source of information on playing Omaha High that I’ve read.

After this, Ciaffone starts in on strategy, discussing general Omaha principles, such as the relative strengths of different two pair hands and different draws. Kevin Way rated it liked it Jan 05, He began a po,er career making money from poker, but instead of just playing it this time, he also started writing poker books and teaching others how to play the game, a practice he continues today.

The Millennium Edition is considerably expanded from the previous edition, although I still think it’s price tag is a bit steep for its volume.