Deal Me In: Twenty of the World'sTop Poker Players Share the by Marvin Karlins, Stephen John

By Marvin Karlins, Stephen John

Deal Me In showcases 20 of the world's best poker gamers as they percentage their colourful and encouraging tales of ways they turned pros. Poker's greatest gamers, resembling Phil Ivey (2009 WSOP major occasion Finalist and capability winner), Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth , Doyle Brunson and Daniel Negreanu provide first-person debts in their own trips and the major moments of their upward push to the pinnacle of the poker pantheon. those tales will train, motivate and make you chortle. Deal Me In humanizes the larger-than-life personalities, permitting the reader to appreciate extra approximately poker process in the course of the trials and mistakes of the easiest gamers within the video game. each one poker legend tells his or her personal tale within the e-book together with: Doyle Brunson, Phil Hellmuth , Daniel Negreanu, Phil Ivey, Annie Duke, Johnny Chan, Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Carlos Mortensen, Chau Giang, Jennifer Harman, Allen Cunningham, Howard Lederer, Erik Seidel, Chad Brown, David "Devilfish" Ulliott, Layne Flack, Scotty Nguyen, Annette Obrestad, Tom Dwan and the 2008 major occasion winner Peter Eastgate.

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Having ADD only adds to these in terms of reading problems, low self-esteem, lack of organization, and procrastination. Probably the two biggest variables seen are that of avoidance and procrastination. LIFE PATTERNS BEGIN TO EMERGE IN ADOLESCENCE & & & & & & Experiences of success versus failure Begin tasks at last minute, late for appointments Making promises that are not kept Pleasing others to avoid confrontation or criticism Sleeping patterns change Identifying life ideals and values: fighting for beliefs or giving up Life patterns formed in adolescence can affect an individual’s total lifestyle and their future in terms of continued avoidance and procrastination; examples are not taking a chance unless it is a sure thing, not trusting themselves, or not feeling competent to be successful as a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Some of the same issues can be seen on every test protocol when there is a genetic ADD disorder, spatial problems and the tendency to break words down into syllables as opposed to phonetics. Realization of the problem of spatial functioning emerged when test after test revealed the same problem in the copying of two designs that had dots requiring specific spatial alignment. Historically no one had difficulty with those figures that did not contain any dots. Even artists have these types of difficulties.

Changing classes means keeping things straight and remaining organized. Finally, examinations begin to incorporate two things: scantrons and use of multiple-choice questions, both of which are difficult for the ADD child affected by spatial deficits. Medical management in the form of stimulant medication does not reveal a difference in spatial functioning when viewed through neuropsychological test measures. While other attention symptoms of distractibility, thinking speed, and information processing reveal improvement, the spatial problem is due to the brain Will the Real ADD (ADHD Inattentive Type) Please Stand Up?

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