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Author Duke, Annie, 1965-

Title Annie Duke : how I raised, folded, bluffed, flirted, cursed, and won millions at the world series of poker / Annie Duke ; with David Diamond.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Hudson Street Press, c2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    795.412 Duke,A DUK    Available
Description xi, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary The top-ranked female poker player in the world reveals an insider's view of the World Series of Poker. Annie Lederer grew up in a card-playing family, whose dual mantra was "Education is everything" and "win at all costs." At 26, when the Columbia alum suddenly developed a panic disorder just before finishing her doctorate, she freaked and fled to Montana. Months later, on a lark, she began to hone her poker skills and quickly started to win. Soon, she and her new husband upped the ante and moved to Las Vegas, and the rest is history. Highlighting strategic tips and keen analysis that will appeal to both the skilled player and the reader newly intrigued, Annie Duke shares a unique view of a game that's fast evolved into a subculture.--From publisher description.
Subject Duke, Annie, 1965-
Poker players -- United States -- Biography.
Women poker players -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Diamond, David.
ISBN 1594630127 (alk. paper)
Standard No. 9781594630125 (hardcover : alk. paper) 52495

 
    
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