Most people playing online poker think they are winning players when they're actually losing month after month. But, if you have basic knowledge of the game and follow Paul Mendelson's techniques, you can ensure that you win regularly and consistently. Find out how to: Select the best poker sites for your standard. Analyse your opponents and their games. Adapt your game to combat the styles of play you meet. Counter the costly dangers of 'tilt' and temperament. Manage your bankroll and build it into serious money. Play to benefit from being alert while others - in another time zone - are exhausted. Make the right decisions - and avoid costly mistakes. Read your opponents correctly - and keep them guessing about you.
Paul Mendelson is best known as the London Financial Times bridge correspondent and is a leading author on bridge and gambling. He switched from chess to bridge while still at school and has stayed with the game until now.
Although competitive, Paul only rarely plays tournament bridge these days, but can claim The National School's Championship in 1983, representing London in the European Friendly Games in 1984, gold and silver medals in the Mind Sports Olympiad and The Scottish National Championships - pairs and teams trophies, as well as numerous country and regional events.
He is the author of numerous books on bridge, poker and gambling, most recently The Mammoth Book of Casino Games, and is known to many of the world's finest players. He is constantly seeking high-level innovations for his teaching and play.