Friday, March 18, 2005

Learn through winning

Forget about all that advice to improve your skills by playing strong opposition -- at least if you're playing poker.
Unlike chess or tennis, instructional literature of poker unabashedly recommends finding weaker opponents to play against. David Sklansky, the premier gambling math man, points to game selection, meaning choosing a game full of players you can beat, as the most important, least developed poker skill.

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