Put on your poker face-and get ready to play! You're no idiot, of course. You've tried your hand at poker ... without a whole lot of luck. You're a bad bluffer, a so-so shuffler, and a dunce in the art of knowing when to hold and when to fold. You're starting to think success is just not in the cards. Don't switch to Go Fish! Bet your chips on The Complete Idiot's GuideR to Poker-and get simple strategies that will help you win big. In this Complete Idiot's GuideR, you get: * Rules and strategies for the most popular poker games. * Winning tips on playing poker online and in tournaments. * A foolproof primer on poker etiquette. * A list of poker-related books, websites, and software. * Advice on choosing games that suit your current skill level. Learn more about ... * The differences between home, casino, and online poker. * The best ways to handle money in a home game. * Classic poker personality archetypes-and how to beat them. * How to handle winning and losing streaks. * Competing in satellite and super-satellite tournaments. * How to bluff and read bluffs, and read an opponent's "gives" or "cues." * The nature and history of poker.Glazer, Andrew N. S. is the author of 'Complete Idiots Guide To Poker ', published 2004 under ISBN 9781592572571 and ISBN 159257257X.