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No-Limit Texas Hold’em Poker- Howard Lederer?

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Howard Lederer was born into in a family of five in which he loved playing different card games at a young age. He found himself becoming really competitive in these particular card games while competing against his father. After finishing secondary school, Howard decided to place higher education on hold for a bit and headed to New York to compete in some formidable chess. While competing in chess, he was introduced to a poker game taking place in the back of the room. Howard's initial two years were difficult as he played many hours and lost most times. He made some extra cash by becoming an assistant for the poker players. He believed he could boost his game by balancing his life outside of poker. He brought about an attempt to acquire more sleep and focus attention even more on poker.

The real advancement in his abilities began when he started wagering at the Mayfair Club in New York City. The Mayfair was a bridge and backgammon association where the best players would frequently compete against one another. He was able to access some of the best minds in chess. With their help, Howard Lederer would hone his logical thinking skills. Howard applied these strategic ideas to the game of NL hold'em.

Howard Lederer also helped his sister Annie Duke master the game of poker. Annie was an excellent student of poker as she would always 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 WSOP competition. Annie is one of the best women players the poker world has ever seen. He relocated to Las Vegas in 1993 and competed in cash games for the subsequent 10 years. When the World Poker Tournament gained popularity, Howard decided to participate in more tournaments.

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