Delving into what it takes to win $8.9 million in one tournament, this guide provides tips and tricks on becoming a World Series of Poker main event champion. Penned by the 2010 winner himself, the handbook reveals useful insight without being too technical, making it ideal for casual players and aficionados alike. Clever plays at crucial spots are revealed, and the 2010 champion’s strategic thinking is retraced in detail, outlining the vital moments when he had to either go all in or fold. Key playing advice is combined with a personal memoir, chronicling the author’s development as a poker player—from his earliest days through online playing and into tournaments. Illustrating the delicate balance between risk and caution, this unique companion is a must-have for Friday night enthusiasts as well as professionals.
Jonathan Duhamel is the winner of the 2010 World Series of Poker, becoming the first Canadian to do so and earning nearly nine million dollars. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.