No-Limit Texas Holdem Poker- Howard Lederer?

Howard Lederer was born into in a family of 5 in which he liked participating in various card games when he was young. He discovered himself getting very aggressive in these particular card games while playing his dad. After finishing Sr. High school, Howard decided to place higher education on hold for a little bit and moved to New York City to play some serious chess. While participating in chess, he was introduced to a poker game going on in the back of the room. Howard’s 1st two years were rough as he played countless hours and lost a majority of the time. He earned some extra cash by being an assistant for the poker players. He theorized he could better his game by adjusting his life away from poker. He made an attempt to get more sleep and focus even more on poker.

The real improvement in his game happened when he started betting at the Mayfair Club in New York. The Mayfair was a bridge and backgammon club where the the most favorable players would often play against one another. Howard was able to access a number of the greatest players in chess. With their help, Howard Lederer would sharpen his logical thinking techniques. Howard used these strategic concepts in the game of NL holdem.

Howard Lederer also assisted his sibling Annie Duke master the game of poker. Annie Duke was a great student of poker as she would consistently be asking questions about how to make the correct choice. Howard told Annie Duke to head out to Las Vegas and compete in the World Series of Poker competition. She is one of the best women players the poker arena ever. Howard moved to Sin City in 1993 and participated in money games for the successive 10 years. When the WPT gained popularity, he decided to play more tournaments.

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