Poker Protection by Steve Forte



Poker, America’s Favorite pastime, has never been more popular! As with all gambling games, there’s always the risk of being exposed to cheating. Poker Protection – Cheating and the World of Poker is the first, modern treatment of cheating and its impact on the game. Based on decades of extensive research, Poker Protection is an indispenssable tool that belongs in the hands of every player, dealer, and cardroom executive. Here are just a few of the many topics presented.

  • History of Cheating
  • Cheating in the Cardrooms
  • The Industry Evolves
  • Professionals and Amateur Cheaters
  • Elements of the Scam
  • Cheater’s Psychology
  • Signals
  • Crooked Gambling Equiptment
  • Suckers
  • Collusion
  • False Shuffles and Related Scams
  • Holding Out
  • Peeks, False Deals, and Coolers
  • Marked Cards
  • Online Poker
  • Tournaments
  • Poker’s Line of Defense
  • Game Procedures
  • Detection Skills
  • Identifying the Crooked Game
  • Protecting Yourself
  • The Future of Poker