Best-selling author and poker expert Ken Warren takes you from the basics of poker to the ins and outs of playing and winning at every type of game -- cardrooms, casinos, home games, and even on the internet! Learn how to compete in local tournaments and multi-million dollar televised events, including the legendary World Series of Poker. You'll also learn how to play hold'em in all its forms, including the exciting no-limit games. In these pages you'll find valuable information on how to bet, raise, checkraise, bluff, semi-bluff, and how to take advantage of position and pot odds. Warren teaches you how to read a tell and manage your bankroll. He also teaches you the lingo: this book is packed with poker slang -- common and obscure -- and its definitions. Whether you're a pro, a newbie, or somewhere in between, The Big Book of Poker will help you cash in on pots and hold your own against the toughest players around. Filled with charts, detailed diagrams, easy-to-read examples, and all sorts of color about the game, this book shows you everything you need to know to play and win at poker. Book jacket.