Category Archives: Books

An evening with Moneymaker, part 2

Or how I won and lost four thousand euros in fifteen minutes A Short Story by Andrew Laurie In Part 1: After a successful night of poker action, our hero finds himself seated next to the former World Champion Chris Moneymaker in a short handed pot limit Omaha cash game. By sitting down, has he just… Read More »

An evening with Moneymaker

Or how I won and lost four thousand euros in fifteen minutes A Short Story by Andrew Laurie ‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.’ The opening line from Charles Dickens classic A Tale of Two Cities, one of my favourite books. A wonderful opening line, and I can’t find… Read More »

The Poker Player – A Novel

Congratulations to our good friend Andrew Laurie on the publication of his new novel ‘The Poker Player’, now available in paperback. Andrew is himself a keen Omaha 8 enthusiast, so we do hope you show him your support and help make this a poker best seller.  See below for an exclusive extract and here for a… Read More »

Omaha 8: Winning at Hi-Low poker – Reloaded

We are pleased to announce that Omaha 8 is Reloaded! Omaha 8: Winning at Hi-Low Poker is also now available in paperback for the first time. The new paperback edition, published in July 2014, includes improvements on the first edition and a completely new chapter on MTT tournament play. A little late for WSOP 2014 granted, but just right… Read More »

FLO8 Winning strategies: how to play flawed and junk starting hands pre-flop

In the previous two posts on we looked at premium and speculative FLO8 starting hands.  Time now to explore how to play flawed and junk starting hands. This can form part of your winning strategy. Flawed hands The following hands may look pretty but are actually flawed and usually best avoided. In a full ring… Read More »