Texas Hold'em Poker

at Discovery Center - Irving Park

Course Details
$99 5 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Jun 17, 7:30pm - Jul 08, 9:30pm (4 sessions)

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Irving Park, Northwest Side
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl
Btwn N Pulski Rd & N Harding Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60641
$25 Materials Fee will be collected at the time of the class
Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Miles Roothaan

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this games training:

Ever wish you could be part of the Texas Hold'Em poker craze sweeping the country but just have no idea how to get started? This 4-week course will teach how to play poker for fun or take it to the next level and hone your skills to become a big money player without risking anything! This course teaches the basic strategies and statistics that will enable anyone to sit down at their home game, online, or in a casino and enjoy the fascinating game of Texas Hold'Em poker.

In this class you will learn by actually playing cash game and tournament style poker in a relaxed atmosphere for at least half of every class. Informative handouts and hands-on instruction will teach:

  • Basic rules, terminology, and game format
  • Basic starting hands and pre-flop strategy
  • How to play after the flop, on the turn, and the river
  • Drawing odds and pot odds
  • "Switching gears"
  • How to bet and check raise
  • The value of position
  • Building a table image
  • Basic tells
  • Choosing the best game for your level

We will also discuss choosing the best game for your level, as well as online play vs. live play. Join us for this entertaining class! 

Note: $25 Materials Fee will be collected at the time of the class

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Refund Policy
Cancellations made at least 72 hours in advance of the class will be honored with a class credit.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
7:30pm - 9:30pm Miles Roothaan 4 $99
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jun 24 7:30pm - 9:30pm Miles Roothaan
Wed, Jul 01 7:30pm - 9:30pm Miles Roothaan
Wed, Jul 08 7:30pm - 9:30pm Miles Roothaan
7:30pm - 9:30pm Miles Roothaan 4 $99
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Oct 07 7:30pm - 9:30pm Miles Roothaan
Wed, Oct 14 7:30pm - 9:30pm Miles Roothaan
Wed, Oct 21 7:30pm - 9:30pm Miles Roothaan

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