POKER AND CHESS BOOKS. by. BOB CIAFFONE. BUY MY BOOKS DIRECTLY FROM ME BECAUSE: (1) All copies are personally autographed. (2) I charge. Bob Ciaffone’s The Coach Results, Stats. AKA Robert Ciaffone. Jun, United States, $ 1, Pot-Limit Omaha (Event #19) 47th World Series of Poker. Despite his high finish in the No Limit Hold’em Main Event that year, Ciaffone considers his best game Omaha, a subject on which he has.

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Graham rated it really liked it Sep 02, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ciaffohe rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Jake Azachi Prime rated it really liked it Aug 23, A discussion of general strategy, insurance, and a quiz on play are included here.

Refresh and try again. He has a swashbuckling poker style that mke him a much-feared player. Trivia About Omaha Holdem Poker. Return to Book Page. He keeps a full slate daily, contributing to the magazine, updating his website and continuing to write books.

Steven added it Dec 28, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ciaffone eventually got a part-time job teaching, but for the most part, his years as a young adult were supported by his pool playing. The book ends with some discussion about playing Omaha in a tournament, future ideas for the game, and some concluding remarks. The bottom line is that this is still the best book I’ve read on playing Omaha High, and while the material on Omaha High-Low is not comprehensive enough for my ciafvone, it will likely be valuable, or at the very least, thought-provoking to the reader.


There was a time during the 80’s when many people felt that Omaha both High-Low and High only were the games of the future, and that the poker community would make these two games the most popular in the world.

The final set of chapters provide probability concepts, odds, and charts. MArian Stranger marked it as to-read Feb 08, I still believe that the price of the book is a bit steep for its volume, but the additional material included, even at a the higher price, makes this edition a caffone value than its predecessor. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He has had a popular regular poker column in “The Card Player” magazine since To ask other readers questions about Omaha Pokerplease sign up.

After this, Ciaffone starts in on strategy, discussing general Omaha principles, such as the relative strengths of different two pair hands and different draws. Ryan Thompson marked it as to-read Jul 29, A Adauto marked it as to-read Sep 25, Mick Slick rated it liked it Dec 27, Too Fly added it Apr 21, The book begins with some background, explaining ciafffone rules of the game, its origin, and other generally useful information. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Stewart Reuben & Bob Ciaffone’s Pot-Limit & No-Limit Poker Review

Rich added it Aug 04, Ray Zee’s High-Low Split Poker cjaffone Advanced Players is still the best book on this topic, although Ciaffone’s material makes a worthwhile supplement to it. If you are 6 and a half feet tall and weigh pounds, wouldn’t you rather play tackle football instead of touch? The forms of poker discussed include hold’em, Omaha, seven-card stud, and several varieties of lowball.

There is greater opportunity to obtain a nice result through the exercise of skill, because good decisions offer pokwr greater reward, and bad decisions invoke a more sever penalty. Hansel Ke rated it really liked it Nov 19, Ciaffone is also widely regarded as the authority when it comes to state laws in poker. Christopher Page rated it liked it Mar 25, Sure, they are interested in things from time to time, but they never really discover the satisfaction of becoming ciafffone with something they can put their passion and excitement into it, fully devoted.



He has a home in a suburb of London, and is a regular player in the big pot-limit Omaha and London lowball games of that city. Paperbackpages. While coaching this team he learned of himself that he had an innate ability to teach games to people, and kept this in the back of his head as he omaah older. Return to Book Page.

Omaha Holdem Poker by Bob Ciaffone

A Adauto rated it really liked it Sep 25, Limit poker often requires you to have the best hand at showdown. Cristiano Volk marked it as to-read Nov 15, Jesse Richman rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Ciaffone has extensive experience at no-limit hold’em, no-limit ace-to-five lowball, pot-limit Omaha, and pot-limit Omaha high-low split 8 or ciaffne. Jan Vrijhof added it Jan 30, Fatsally rated it liked it Feb 14, This contrasts with limi play, where pot ciagfone of, and even are commonplace.

Douglas Robinson rated it it was ok Jul 28, Books by Bob Ciaffone.