This is pretty cool.
Someone just pointed me to a monster thread on 2+2 where poker pro “Giev Money??” details his path to winning a million dollars playing no-limit hold’em. Someone asked him if he watches any videos or reads any ebooks, and this was his answer:
Nah haven’t watched any videos in a long time. Two eBooks that helped me most when I went pro were Let there be range (probably overpriced nowdays) and Small stakes holdem by Ed Miller (only $30). It was almost 3 years ago when I read those but there is probably still valuable info even though games have developed.
You can check out the entire thread here.
I don’t write books with the intention of helping people to make a million dollars playing poker. Honestly, for most people, it’s not a realistic goal. But it’s cool to hear someone who has made it to the top credit one of my books when asked how it all got started. (And, not to toot my horn too much, but I’ve had a number of other million dollar winners tell me that one of my books got their careers rolling.)
Making a million isn’t a realistic goal for most people… but I think making ten thousand dollars at this game IS realistic for most people if they are willing to put in the work and willing to keep at it over the long haul. That’s my goal when I write. I want my readers who do the homework and put in the serious effort to make ten thousand playing this crazy game that we all just can’t get out of our heads. Sounds good, right?
So congrats, Giev Money??, on your tremendous accomplishment. I figure this is as good a time as any to offer those of you aspiring to win more money playing no-limit hold’em a discount. So for the next week (expiring February 18, 2012), you can take $10 off either Small Stakes No-Limit Hold’em or my new book How To Read Hands At No-Limit Hold’em. Just use the discount code GIEV10 when you check out.
Don’t forget the code GIEV10. I wonder which of you who buy today will be the next to win ten grand…
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