Annie Duke and John Vorhaus to Promote New Book “Decide to Play Great Poker” July 7–13

Annie Duke
Annie Duke
and John Vorhaus will be in Las Vegas July 7 – 13 to promote the release of their new book Decide to Play Great Poker: A Strategy Guide to No-limit Texas Hold Em and to compete in the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in Main Event.  

Of the estimated 75 million poker players in the U.S., best known among them may be Annie Duke. She marched to the final boardroom on Donald Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice.” She’s addressed Congress on behalf of online poker players everywhere. Annie transcends poker; however, she remains a poker champion at heart, and, with John Vorhaus, has created the seminal work on the fundamentals of poker thinking in Decide to Play Great Poker: A Strategy Guide to No-limit Texas Hold Em.

About Decide to Play Great Poker
Not just another book of hard-and-fast poker “rules,” Decide melds Annie’s extraordinary experience and expertise with Vorhaus’ poker-writing mastery to teach readers to think in the manner necessary to master the big-picture concepts that you simply must understand if you want to compete in today’s game. In the words of all-time tournament-poker money leader Erik Seidel, “this is an essential book for anyone who wants to take their game to its peak.”

Decide to Play Great Poker ($34.95) is available from,, and all major book retailers.

About Annie Duke
Annie Duke is one of the game’s most decorated players, having won a World Series of Poker bracelet, defeated an all-star table to win $2 million in the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions, and last year triumphing over 63 of the world’s best players to win the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. An exceptional game player with formidable intelligence and a biting wit, Annie was the runner-up (to Joan Rivers) on Donald Trump’s hit series, “The Celebrity Apprentice,” and has appeared on dozens of TV shows, including the “Ellen Degeneres Show,” “Late Night with David Letterman,” and “Good Morning America.” Annie has twice been invited to address Congress on issues related to Internet gambling, and was recently named the Executive Vice President and League Commissioner for the new professional poker league Federated Sports + Gaming, whose inaugural league events begin on August 5 at the Palms Casino and Resort.

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