No-Limit Holdem Poker- Howard Lederer?

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Howard Lederer grew up in a family of five where he enjoyed gambling on various card games when he was young. He found himself becoming really aggressive in these card games as he was playing his dad. After graduating from Sr. High school, Howard made a decision to put college on hold for a little bit and moved away to New York to compete in some serious chess. While playing chess, he was brought in to a poker game going on in the back of the room. Howard’s first two years were rough as he played many hours and do not win most times. He made some additional cash by becoming an assistant for the poker players. He theorized he possibly could better his game by adjusting his life outside of poker. He brought about an attempt to get more sleep and concentrate even more on poker.

The definite advancement in his abilities happened when he started gambling at the Mayfair Club in New York. The Mayfair was a bridge and backgammon association where the the most favorable players would often compete against each other. Howard had access into a number of the best minds in chess. With their assistance, Howard would sharpen his strategic thinking techniques. He applied these strategic ideas to the game of NL Texas Holdem.

Howard also helped his sibling Annie Duke master the game of poker. Annie Duke was a great student of the game as she would always be asking questions about the right way to make the correct decision. Howard told Annie to head out to Sin City and compete in the World Series of Poker competition. Annie Duke is one of the strongest female players the poker world ever. Howard headed to Las Vegas in 1993 and participated in cash games for the successive decade. When the World Poker Tournament grew in popularity, he made the decision to compete in more tournaments.

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