Shannon Mack


Book Review: Fossilman’s Winning Tournament Strategies

Greg Raymer’s win at the 2004 World Series of Poker Main Event wasn’t a fluke. He’s got three decades of experience as a poker professional and regularly puts all that knowledge to work at the felt.

Now, you can gain insight into what makes a poker player a champion and learn some of Raymer’s secrets from his book Fossilman’s Winning Tournament Strategies, published by D&B Poker. Here’s our review.

Transitioning from Online to Live Poker Play

After 6 years playing online, Cardplayer Lifestyle contributor Shannon Mack is beginning to make the transition to live poker. In this general update, he takes us along and shares the progress he has made.

There’s a lot that aspiring poker players out there can learn from reading Shannon’s story. Have a read through and see how his experiences can help you blaze your own path in poker.

My Five-Year-Long Journey to Poker’s Starting Line

Some poker players aren’t meant to ever move up in stakes. Many players remain at the same level their entire playing careers, never able to rise higher. Shannon Mack was determined not to be one of those guys. It took him five years, but he finally broke out of what seemed like an unending rut.

In this post, Shannon details his five-year-long poker journey, starting with $1 scores in freeroll tournaments and finally arriving at the stage where he can play for meaningful stakes. His odyssey is the manifestation of “if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.”