Scott Fischman Online Ace Book Review

About Scott Fischman

Scott Fischman Quick Facts

  • Nickname: None, but uses the name ‘emptyseat88’ in online poker rooms and is part of the group of famous poker players called ‘The Crew’.
  • Current Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Year of Birth: 1981
  • Place of Birth: Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Scott Fischman Achievements

  • At only 26 years old, Scott Fischman is one of the youngest players on the professional poker circuit.
  • Scott Fischman has won two World Series of Poker bracelets for placing first at H.O.R.S.E and No Limit Texas Hold’Em in 2004, setting the record for the youngest player to win these bracelets at the age of 23. He also boasts a total of ten finishes in the money at the event.
  • In 2007, Scott Fischman had won more than $1,900,000 in live poker tournaments.
  • Scott Fischman won the 2004 World Poker Tour Young Guns of Poker invitational event when he beat Joe Cassidy.

Scott Fischman Online Ace Book Review

LAS VEGAS - JULY 05: Poker player Scott Fischman and his sister and manager Beth Fischman arrive at a party in the Palms Resort Casino following the screening of 'No Limit,' a film documenting the reality of the poker world, July 5, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Thanks to online poker, players can improve their game skills much more rapidly. For someone who claims to have never read a poker book, Scott Fischman actually shares a lot of valuable knowledge he has gained from simply playing and studying poker. Released in 2006 by ESPN books, Online Ace: A World Series of Poker Champion’s Guide to Mastering Internet Poker covers vital poker strategies for multi table tournaments, ring games and the Sit-And-Go.

What are the strong points of Scott Fischman’s Online Ace?

  • Easy to read, friendly and conversational tone throughout the book
  • Offers a unique and refreshing approach to poker strategy that cannot be found in the poker books that are usually recommended
  • Features sections written by other professional poker players
  • Contains an especially strong section on Sit-And-Go (SNG) tournaments

Where does Scott Fischman’s Online Ace fall short?

  • Concepts are quite basic and the book does not have too much to offer to poker players who have read other poker strategy books
  • Lacking in odds and mathematical theory
  • Often takes a cumbersome way to illustrate a point

Who will benefit from Scott Fischman’s Online Ace?

Scott Fischman’s Online Ace is highly recommended for new internet poker players. The book serves as an excellent a step-by-step walkthrough for getting started in online card rooms.