The Illustrated Book of Poker and Poker Playing : A comprehensive, practical guide to the fascinating game of poker from complete beginner to more advanced levels of play. Explores the history and culture of the game, poker legends and notable players, the pitfalls to avoid and strategies for success. A complete introduction to the basic elements of the game, including the rules, betting structures, calculating odds, card reading and the art of bluffing. Features online poker, the casino experience, cash games and tournaments. Beautifully illustrated with more than 700 color photographs and artworks.