Reading Poker Tells – Poker Tells Training http://www.readingpokertells.com Examining Poker Behavior Sat, 17 Jun 2017 21:20:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 13817210 WSOP prep: Some poker tells from the World Series of Poker http://www.readingpokertells.com/2017/06/wsop-prep-some-poker-tells-from-the-world-series-of-poker/ http://www.readingpokertells.com/2017/06/wsop-prep-some-poker-tells-from-the-world-series-of-poker/#respond Sat, 10 Jun 2017 21:32:52 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4490 It’s World Series of Poker time, and I know many people are making the trek to Vegas right now or very soon. I thought I’d throw together a few fun hands from the WSOP that feature some generally reliable poker tells. In this email, I’ve got the following hand histories. These are all taken from…

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Email from reader about verbal clues in hand http://www.readingpokertells.com/2017/05/email-from-reader-about-verbal-clues-in-hand/ Sun, 07 May 2017 23:07:19 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4468 This is an email I got from a reader and thought it was a good example of the kinds of verbal clues of attention/non-focus you can pick up in multi-way pots. Here’s the email, with my response to him following: Hello, Here is a funny situation that happened a week ago in a local club…

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Rounders theme: Inspiration for intro music for my poker videos http://www.readingpokertells.com/2017/03/rounders-movie-theme-inspiration-intro-music-poker-videos/ Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:55:41 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4418 When I was working on the roll-out of my poker tells video series in early 2015, I decided to write my own theme music for it. I play a little piano and thought the challenge would be fun. I just wanted a short few-second snippet of simple piano music to intro each of the videos. You can…

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Talking with Marvin Karlins: Writer of Read ‘Em and Reap http://www.readingpokertells.com/2017/03/talking-with-marvin-karlins-writer-of-read-em-and-reap/ Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:21:47 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4416 Marvin Karlins has had a long career as a business professor, a consultant and trainer for airline companies, and a writer and cowriter of numerous books and articles, many related to gambling and/or psychology. In the poker world, his biggest claim to fame is that he was the author of the book Read ‘Em and Reap,…

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Free poker tells email courses http://www.readingpokertells.com/2017/03/free-email-course-on-popular-poker-tells-contentarticles/ Sat, 11 Mar 2017 23:47:07 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4384 I’ve made quite a few free email courses on poker tells/behavior over the last few years. I figured it’d be nice if you could see them all in one place. Video Series email course This 3-part course includes a free 15-minute video on “defensive chip handling” from my Reading Poker Tells Video Series, and a couple other subjects. This…

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Trumped! memoir tells tale of Donald Trump’s Atlantic City past http://www.readingpokertells.com/2016/12/trumped-book-tells-tale-of-donald-trumps-atlantic-city-past/ Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:49:29 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4271 I recently read the memoir Trumped! (Amazon link), which was released in 1991 by one of Trump’s highest Atlantic City casino executives, John R. O’Donnell. O’Donnell spent three years working under Trump, from 1987-1990. I thought putting a book review of this book on my poker blog would be fitting, because the book talks so…

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New poker tells book cover ideas http://www.readingpokertells.com/2016/11/new-poker-tells-book-cover-ideas/ Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:16:17 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4235 I’m getting close to finishing up the new poker tells  (pre-order page here). I’ve been putting together some rough cover ideas. I’m using the style from my book Verbal Poker Tells. The images come from a couple photo shoots I did a few years ago. If anyone has any feedback on these, let me know. I’ll soon be…

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Analysis of Will Kassouf’s “speech play” in 2016 WSOP Main Event http://www.readingpokertells.com/2016/10/analysis-of-speech-play-of-will-kassouf-in-2016-wsop-main-event/ Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:31:39 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4204 If you’ve been watching the World Series of Poker Main Event episodes this year (2016), you probably know who Will Kassouf is. He’s a talkative player who got a lot of coverage due to his constant chatter in hands. Not since Jamie Gold has a WSOP inspired such attention, and created such controversy, for his during-hand yapping.…

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Will pay for strong hand histories featuring poker tells http://www.readingpokertells.com/2016/09/will-pay-strong-hand-histories-poker-tells/ Fri, 09 Sep 2016 03:54:38 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4199 So I’m currently working on my new poker tells book. It will be the third and final part of the trilogy that started with Reading Poker Tells and Verbal Poker Tells (and I’m also quite confident it will be the last book I write.) It will be called something like Reading Poker Tells: Practical Applications. Here’s the pre-order…

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Study looks at gaze direction tells in blackjack http://www.readingpokertells.com/2016/08/study-gaze-direction-tells-blackjack/ Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:05:27 +0000 http://www.readingpokertells.com/?p=4196 An interesting study that took place a few months ago, where psychologist Kevin Holmes, at Colorado College, studied if there’d be gaze direction differences when study participants played blackjack. He did find differences: in short, participants looked slightly to their left when holding low-value hands, and more to the right the higher the hand’s value…

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