Phil Hellmuth Play Poker Like The Pros Book Review

About Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth Quick Facts

  • Nickname: The Poker Brat
  • Current Residence: Palo Alto, California
  • Date of Birth: 16 July 1964
  • Place of Birth: Madison, Wisconsin

Phil Hellmuth Achievements

  • At the age of 24, Phil Hellmuth was the youngest player ever to win a World Series of Poker main event when we defeated the two-time defending champion, Johnny Chan, in 1989.
  • In 1996, poker professionals voted Phil Hellmuth as the best No-Limit tournament player in the world
  • In 2006, Phil Hellmuth was one of only three poker players in the world to have collected a total of 10 World Series of Poker Bracelets.
  • At the 2007 WSOP event, Hellmuth won his 11th WSOP bracelet, setting a new record. All his wins have been in No Limit Texas Hold’Em tournaments.
  • To date, his poker tournament winnings exceed $8.8 million.

Phil Hellmuth Play Poker Like The Pros Book Review

LAS VEGAS - AUGUST 07: Poker player Phil Hellmuth takes in the action at the World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event at the Rio Hotel & Casino August 7, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hellmuth was eliminated on his first day of competition. The main event, which began with more than 8,700 players on July 28, will be narrowed to 27 players today. The last nine players will compete for the top prize $12 million on the final table, which begins August 10. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)With Phil Hellmuth’s brilliant track record, you had better believe that he obviously knows something that you do not. Despite all his temper tantrums and childish behaviour when taking a bad beat, the ‘Poker Brat’ is nonetheless recognized as an exceptional tournament poker star. In Play Poker Like The Pros, Phil Hellmuth divulges his tournament play secrets.

In simple language, Phil Hellmuth explains his tested strategies for beating any type of tournament playing style, with a step-by-step guide to selecting the correct plays.

What are the strong points of Phil Hellmuth ’s Play Poker Like The Pros?

  • Special section regarding online poker games
  • Easy reading

Where does Phil Hellmuth’s Play Poker Like The Pros fall short?

  • Phil Hellmuth is not really a cash game player. This is great advice for tournament play, but if you are looking for useful tips for online cash games, have a look at our other books.

Who will benefit from Phil Hellmuth’s Play Poker Like The Pros?

Phil Hellmuth’s Play Poker Like The Pros covers Hold’em, Omaha, Seven-Card Stud and Razz. Even though the book offers valuable advice to intermediate and advanced players, it will nonetheless be easy for beginners to understand.