Mike Cappelletti

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A. Michael (Mike) Cappelletti (1942 – November 14, 2013) was an American lawyer most widely known as a bridge player and poker authority.[1]

As a lawyer, he practiced for the U.S. Department of Justice and later as a public defender in Washington, D.C.[2] Amongst poker players he is known as the author of the books Cappelletti on Omaha, The Best of Cappelletti on Omaha, Poker at the Millennium and How to Win at Omaha High-Low Poker, and also as columnist for the poker magazine, CardPlayer. He is well known amongst bridge players as the inventor of the Cappelletti convention. Cappelletti was an American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Grand Life Master with more than 24,000 masterpoints. He won a bronze medal in the 1974 World Mixed Teams. Cappelletti also authored the book 100 Bridge Problems: Using Poker Tactics in Contract Bridge.

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  1. ^ "Mike Cappelletti, Sr. 1942–2013". Acbl.org. Retrieved 2013-11-16. 
  2. ^ a b Brent Manley, ed. (January 2014). "Michael Cappelletti, Sr. 1938-2013". Bridge Bulletin (Horn Lake, MS: American Contract Bridge League) 80 (1): 34. ISSN 1089-6376. 

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