The Mental Game of Poker: Proven Strategies for Improving Tilt Control, Confidence, Motivation, Coping with Variance, and More

Jared Tendler LLC
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Jared Tendler LLC
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Oct 2, 2011
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175
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9780983959724
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English
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Games & Activities / General
Psychology / General
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