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Paperbackpages. It more accurately sits somewhere in the categorical space between memoir and essay.

It’s also a look at the life of poker pro Barry Greenstein and tells the story of how he became a professional. Knowing Greensten to be good is easy. Aug 29, Raphael Clayette rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 29, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: Definitely not as much an instructional book about how to play the game well, but more of an instructional game on how to be a good poker-playing person and bargy sort of life The Bear has gone through to get to where he’s at.

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Still it’s well-written and a good read if poker is your game. Jul 19, Oto Bakradze rated it really liked it Shelves: Primarily a book about the mindset you should have when playing and thinking about poker, rather than a book about specific poker strategy. Great read, doesn’t really expand your knowledge of the game itself. Greenstein has two children and four stepchildren, and he resides in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

I didn’t anticipate the growth and expense of tournament poker,” he said. Nov 10, Jordan Bradford rated it really liked it. Rancho Palos Verdes, California. This is a truly unique book, and a great one. As well, I would like to have seen a much. As far as poker books go, this one is a reasonable introduction and survey into the poker lifestyle. Learning that is nice, but I would haved liked to have seen a lot more on the practical side of Texas Hold’em. Worried about your gambling? Staff December 20, It’s an interesting background on one of the games most notable players.


Gotta toss it in here; Barry got the nickname “Robinhood of Poker” for good reason and he seems like a great guy who truly does give back to those in need, so for that reason, I’ll give it 2 stars instead of one.

The material covers everything from the pedantic to the insightful.

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Jul 23, Glen Demers added it. It astonished me to read some of the negative reviews on Amazon about this book. Lists with This Book. To ask other readers questions about Ace on the Riverplease sign up.

Ace on the River: An Advanced Poker Guide

Want to Read grrenstein. Buy it as a second option or request it as a gift. Deadpan, short and incredibly bland. Greenstein in the World Series of Poker.

Well written and presented. Views Read Edit View history. As well, I would like After reading this book, I’m grenestein thinking that Barry Greenstein is a well-rounded poker player who recognises that he lost touch with his family early on and now knows that there needs to be more balance in the life.

Overall not an average: Jul 16, Vicki rated it liked it. Aug 11, Greenstejn Choi rated it liked it. Great book from a great generous man. I really didn’t find a lot of instruction or insight into Poker in this book Things like “Don’t drink to excess while playing” are kinda obvious but what does make this book a gem is the insight into Barry’s story and the beautiful color photographs. Also had a lot about not doing drugs or wasting your money on sports gambling.


It’s a quick read, and not bad for review if you’ve read other poker books, but overall this one doesn’t break any new treenstein or cover material that can’t be found elsewhere. Many sections of the book are targeted at poker professionals, although anyone who plays poker would benefit from those sections as well, if only to know how other players are seeing you.

Ace on the River: An Advanced Poker Guide by Barry Greenstein

Jun 09, Joe rated it liked it. Craig Klinski November 8, It also deals with quite a bit of away-from-the-table stuff, like making sure you have enough rest before you play. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I read it about three years into my poker playing hobby and still did not understand much of what is said.

Barry’s writing comes across like his personality. No other book out there gives as much insight into the unique situation that a professional poker player finds himself in.

I was immediately smitten and wanted to hear more interviews and buy his book. Many sections of the bo Thd a book about the mindset you should have when playing and thinking about poker, rather than a book about specific poker strategy. Hendon Mob Poker Database. If you’re looking for this type of content, you’d be better served listening to a podcast or in YouTube videos as that type of media is more entertaining than a book, in my opinion.

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