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The Rules Guy: How To Conduct Yourself At the Poker Table

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jul 05, 2017

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Most players learn poker’s explicit rules pretty quickly: the “one-chip rule,” for example, or “verbal declarations are binding.” But not everyone seems to have digested the game’s vast book of unwritten rules, admonitions like “don’t berate other players (particularly bad ones)” or “say ‘nice hand’ even when you mean something entirely different.” Enter “The Rules Guy.” TRG believes that civility and sportsmanship are never wrong, and that bad behavior (even when you’re simply trying to get an edge) is bad for the game. What’s wrong? What’s right? What’s an angle? Got a question about how to behave at the poker table (or a comment about a column)? Email TRG at editor@cardplayer.com. Props to Tommy Angelo Poker player, poker coach, and poker writer Tommy Angelo is back on the poker book shelves with Painless Poker, a new iteration of his Zen-heavy coaching approach and packed with good advice for the tilting ...


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