14 Feb 16

[ English ]

Howard Lederer was born into in a family of 5 where he liked gambling on numerous card games when he was young. He found himself becoming very aggressive in the above-mentioned card games while playing his dad. After graduating from secondary school, Howard decided to place higher education on hold for a bit and moved to New York to play some formidable chess. While playing chess, he was introduced to a poker game going on in the back of the room. Howard’s 1st two years were rough as he would play many hours and lose most times. He made some additional cash by becoming an assistant for the poker players. He judged he possibly could improve his game by balancing his life outside of poker. He made an attempt to acquire more sleep and focus more on poker.

The definite advancement in his abilities began when he started playing at the Mayfair Club in New York City. The Mayfair was a bridge and backgammon association where the best players would frequently challenge each other. Howard was able to access some of the greatest minds in chess. With their assistance, Howard Lederer would hone his cunning thinking abilities. Howard applied these strategy ideas to the game of No-Limit hold’em.

Howard Lederer also assisted his sister Annie Duke master the game of poker. Annie was a superb student of poker as she would always be asking questions about the right way to make the correct choice. He told Annie Duke to move out to Sin City and compete in the World Series of Poker competition. Annie is one of the greatest female players the poker arena has ever seen. Howard relocated to Vegas in 1993 and competed in money games for the successive 10 years. When the World Poker Tournament gained popularity, Howard made the decision to play more tournaments.

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