About the Author
’s resumé is legendary: Nearly 10 million hands, 12,000 hours of playing poker, mind-blowing win rates. $4 million won in cash games, and the world’s highest win rate in both $5/$10 NL and $10/$20 NL two years running. Schmidt was a top-ranked golfer and broke two of Tiger Woods’ junior records. He was also the leading money winner on the Golden States Tour when, at age 23, he suffered a career-ending heart attack. His story has been featured in Sports Illustrated
Magazine, ESPN, cnn.com, wallstreetjournal.com, forbes.com, and many others. Paul Hoppe is the author of Way of the Poker Warrior
and a poker professional and coach. He has made more than fifty instructional videos on winning at poker and is a popular strategy-forum poster.