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Poker 101: Essentials of Texas Hold 'em
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, United States
Even if you've played poker before, this class helps ground you in essential techniques that will improve your poker game and make playing more fun. Focusing on the most popular poker game, Texas Hold'em, this 2-hour class covers the following topics:
- Key terms and hand rankings
- Understanding pot odds
- Betting strategies
- How to read your opponents
- The importance of position
- Tips and etiquette on how to handle yourself at the table
As in all pariSoma classes, snacks and beverages will be provided!
About the Instructor
Born in Marin County, Eli McCargar began playing poker with his friends at age 14 and quickly found that he had a knack for taking their money. As his knowledge of the game grew, he played poker casually throughout high school and college to supplement his income. Following college on the East Coast, Eli returned to the Bay Area to work at a software startup. At the same time, Eli began a more serious, intellectual approach to poker. Eli plays both tournaments and cash games at local card rooms and has had several strong tournament finishes. Teaching poker is a confluence of several of Eli's passions, namely logic, strategy, and people.
This is class is brought to you by pariSoma and The Distilled Man.
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*Refund Policy: PARISOMA doesn't offer refunds for classes. However, if you can't make it to a class and would like to send someone in your name, just shoot us an e-mail before the class and consider it done!