NL Texas Holdem Poker- Howard Lederer?

Howard Lederer grew up in a family of five in which he liked taking part in various card games when he was young. He discovered himself getting really competitive in these card games while playing his dad. After finishing Sr. High school, Howard decided to place higher education on hold for a bit and moved away to New York City to play some formidable chess. While competing in chess, he was introduced to a poker game taking place in the rear of the room. Howard’s initial two years were tough as he would play countless hours and fail to win most times. He earned some extra money by being an assistant for the poker players. He judged he might better his game by balancing his life outside of poker. He made an attempt to get more sleep and focus attention more on the game.

The real advancement in his game happened when he began playing at the Mayfair Club in New York. The Mayfair was a bridge and backgammon association where the the most favorable gamblers would often play against each other. He had access into several of the best players in chess. With their help, Howard Lederer would tweak his strategic thinking techniques. Howard applied these strategy ideas to the game of No-Limit holdem.

Howard Lederer also assisted his sister Annie Duke master the game of poker. Annie Duke was an excellent student of the game as she would consistently be asking questions about the right way to make the proper choice. Howard Lederer told Annie to move out to Las Vegas and play in the World Series of Poker competition. Annie is one of the strongest female players the poker world today. Howard headed to Vegas in 1993 and competed in cash games for the subsequent decade. When the WPT gained popularity, Howard decided to participate in more tournaments.

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