This short ebook focuses on one of the most popular tactile card marking systems, in the context of Texas Hold'em Poker. Punch Work for Texas Hold'em begins by commenting on the history of the technique and detailing the numerous methods in which the marks can be created. Following this, how the marks can be utilised is explored from the perspective of each stage in standard Hold'em game procedure. The ebook then considers the ways in which these tactile marks can be varied to convey more information. Finally, given the ambiguity inherent in the way this marking system is commonly implemented, this work tackles the question of which cards should be punched. This is done through the proposition of a metric that measures the impact of this ambiguity. Furthermore, the analysis can be applied to any imperfect marking system.
1st edition 2020, PDF 38 pages.
word count: 7788 which is equivalent to 31 standard pages of text