NL Hold’em Poker- Howard Lederer?


Posted by Prince | Posted in Poker | Posted on 10-04-2010

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Howard Lederer lived in a family of 5 in which he enjoyed taking part in numerous card games when he was young. He found himself becoming very aggressive in these particular card games while competing against his father. After finishing secondary school, Howard made a decision to place college on hold for a little while and headed to New York City to participate in some big-time chess. While playing chess, he was brought in to a poker game going on in the rear of the room. Howard’s initial 2 years were tough as he would play extensive hours and lose a majority of the time. He made some extra cash by being an runner for the poker players. He believed he could boost his game by adjusting his life away from poker. He brought about an effort to acquire more sleep and concentrate more on the game.

The actual improvement in his abilities began when he started gambling at the Mayfair Club in New York. The Mayfair was a bridge and backgammon club where the best gamblers would regularly compete against each other. He had access into several of the best players in chess. With their assistance, Howard Lederer would hone his logical thinking abilities. He used these strategic concepts in the game of No-Limit texas hold’em.

Howard also helped his sibling Annie Duke learn the game of poker. Annie Duke was an excellent student of the game as she constantly asked questions about the right way to make the correct choice. Howard told Annie Duke to head out to Sin City and compete in the World Series of Poker tournaments. She is one of the best women players the poker arena has ever seen. Howard Lederer moved to Vegas in 1993 and played cash games for the subsequent 10 years. When the WPT gained popularity, he made the decision to play more tournaments.

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