No-Limit Holdem Poker- Who is Howard Lederer?


Posted by Anabel | Posted in Poker | Posted on 23-09-2015

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Howard Lederer lived in a family of 5 where he liked participating in various card games when he was young. He discovered himself becoming very competitive in the above-mentioned card games as he was playing his father. After graduating from high school, Howard made a decision to place college on hold for a bit and moved to New York to participate in some serious chess. While playing chess, he was introduced to a poker game taking place in the rear of the room. Howard’s first 2 years were rough as he played many hours and don’t win a majority of the time. He made some extra money by becoming an assistant for the poker players. He judged he might improve his game by analyzing his life outside of poker. He made an attempt to get more sleep and concentrate even more on poker.

The real advancement in his abilities happened when he started playing at the Mayfair Club in New York. The Mayfair was a bridge and backgammon club where the the most favorable gamblers would often compete against each other. He was able to access some of the foremost players in chess. With their help, he would sharpen his logical thinking abilities. He used these strategy concepts in the game of No-Limit hold’em.

Howard also assisted his sibling Annie Duke learn poker. Annie was an excellent student of the game as she would consistently be asking questions about how to make the correct choice. Howard told Annie Duke to move out to Las Vegas and play in the World Series of Poker competition. She is one of the greatest women players the poker world has ever seen. Howard Lederer moved to Sin City in 1993 and played money games for the following 10 years. When the World Poker Tournament grew in popularity, Howard made the decision to compete in more tournaments.

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