GENERAL POKER BOOK COLLECTION
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EDITORS CHOICE: BEST COFFEE TABLE POKER BOOK
Cooke’s Rules of Real Poker by Roy Cooke and John Bond
|Hold’Em Excellence: From Beginner to Winner by Lou Krieger |
This book shows you how to advance from the ranks of the beginners to the realm of the winners. Divided into three sections, it is designed to move you from “Basic Holdem Education” to “Earning Your Degree” and finally to “Post Graduate Work”. Mike Caro – “You’ll find something of value on every page…” Tom McEvoy – “I strongly believe that if you follow his Start Chart guidelines and his strong street-by-street strategy, you can go ‘from Beginner to Winner,’ the subtitle to his excellent book.” Also available – More Holdem Excellence.
How to Win at Omaha High-Low Poker by Mike Cappelletti
|Inside the Poker Mind: Essays on Holdem and General Poker Concepts by John Feeney |
Poker is a game of many skills and to become an expert poker player you need to master them all. This includes concepts such as hand selection, position, proper image projection, and reading hands. However, there are many players who have mastered most of these skills yet they still do poorly in the games — at best they are only small winners. And when they step up in limit and challenge the better players, they almost always fail. You see, knowing the concept is one thing, putting it all together is another. As the text will show, winning poker is a process that requires a lot of thinking as well as a thorough and systematic approach to the game, and that is what this book is about. Topics include “Playing Too Many Hands,” “Self-Weighting Cold Calls,” “Short-Handed Play: Don’t Miss Out,” “The Strategic Moment in Hold ’em,” “Countering a Good Reader,” “A Poker Player in Therapy,” and “Thoughts on the Effects of the Poker Literature.” Those of you who are serious about your game should find much of this material to be extremely valuable. David Sklansky was the strategy consultant for this poker book.
|Internet Poker: How to Play and Beat Online Poker Games by Lou Krieger and Kathleen K. Watterson|
Playing Internet poker in real time against real opponents might just represent poker’s brave new world. Whether for play-money or real money, it’s an environment consisting of virtual tables, player icons representing you and your opponents, and specialized computer algorithms that randomly shuffle the “cards.” It’s a world where you can find a game day or night. Though it may be the wee hours of the morning in California, it’s prime time in Europe, and someone, somewhere, is looking to play a little poker. But it’s poker with a difference. The game is the same, to be sure, but technology does kick in — sometimes in strange and unexpected ways. A reference as well as a tutorial, the book includes a CD with free poker software, and a special bonus chapter with 125 interactive hands to help you prepare to play the Internet games for fun or for profit. Doyle Brunson says “This book is a gem.” Linda Johnson says, “…this book is just what you need to play poker confidently at any Internet poker room“.
©2003 – 202 PAGES
|The Little Book of Poker by David Spanier |
“Sex is fun, but poker lasts longer!” -Anonymous. This outstanding selection of writings from the first regular poker column in a daily newspaper anywhere in the world traverses the poker universe, with stories about poker’s games, names, and claims to fame. You’ll visit the world’s greatest poker venues, feel the emotions of the annual World Series, and relive some of the greatest hands ever played. Packed with information about the popular games-holdem, stud, Omaha, and high-low – The Little Book of Poker can improve your play whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned expert. You’ll learn how to bet, when to bluff, when to drop, and when to pick up your chips and head for home. David Spanier wrote the regular weekly poker column for The Independent in London, England. His books include Total Poker, The Gambler’s Pocket Book, Easy Money: Inside the Gambler’s Mind, and Welcome to the Pleasuredome: Inside Las Vegas.
©2000 – 170 PAGES
|The Mathematics of Poker by Bill chen and Jerrod Ankenman |
This book provides an introduction to the quantitative techniques as applied to poker and to a branch of mathematics that is particularly applicable to poker, game theory, in a manner that makes seemingly difficult topics accessible to players without a strong mathematical background. “For those who think poker math is only about probability, pot odds, and styraightforward, rote play, think again. Bill chen and Jerrod Ankenman do a terrific job explaining how math can, amoung other things, show you exactly how to mix up your play in such a way that even champion players cannot get the bet of you. Especially those champions who don’t read this book. – David Sklansky, Author of The Theory of Poker”
|More Hold’Em Excellence: A Winner for Life by Lou Krieger |
Goes beyond the basics; it takes you into the mind and decision-making processes of professional poker holdem players by providing solid information and advice on a broad spectrum of sophisticated topics. Mike Caro – “Lou Krieger presents powerful strategy and essential information that no serious holdem player should ignore.” Also available – Hold’em Excellence.
|EDITORS CHOICE: BEST POKER DICTIONARY|
Official Dictionary of Poker by Michael Wiesenberg
The completely updated and revised Mike Caro University edition contains the entire spectrum of poker terminology, from the common to the obscure. Written by a Card Player Magazine columnist since its inception and one of the top ranking and respected authorities has made his living playing poker for 10 years before turning to a career as an author. If you’ve ever wondered about the correct way to use a poker term or were bewildered by what your poker playing cohorts were saying, here’s the poker book that explains it all and is illustrated by thousands of colorful examples actually heard in cardrooms. Editor: A fun read and a great reference you will return to frequently. Also listed under Mike Caro’s section.
|Omaha Hi-Lo Poker: How to Win at the Lower Limits by Shane Smith|
Learn essential winning strategies for beating Omaha high-low; the best starting hands, how to play the flop, turn, and river, how to read the board for both high and low, dangerous draws, plus powerful chapter on winning low-limit tournaments. Smith shows the differences between Omaha high-low and holdem strategies. Includes odds charts, glossary, low-limit tips, strategic ideas.
©1999 – 88 PAGES SPIRALBOUND
|Poker Farce and Poker Truth (The Actual Real World of Poker) by Ray Michael B.|
Published by TwoPlusTwo Publishing. Serious poker players are often asked, “What’s it really like…the world of poker? The answer is not easy because poker is an amazingly complex game. As complex as life itself. This book will attempt to answer that question. You will be taken to a serious game and be sitting besides the author. That is, you will be a spectator to the unfolding drama of poker. You will get to meet the players up close and personal, witness their strong and weak points, and watch their varied reactions in victory and defeat. Not only will you “play,” but you will have to address those problems that all poker players deal with. This includes bankroll management, developing self control, and understanding what it is that makes a poker player truly great. Your opponents will range from some of the best players in Las Vegas to a brilliant Japanese Admiral as he planned his attack on Pearl harbor.
EDITORS CHOICE: BEST BOOK ON POKER PROTECTION
|Poker at the Millennium (Holdem & Omaha) by Mike Caro and Mike Cappelletti |
Learn the professional secrets to mastering the two most popular forms of big-money poker. With clear, proven advice and play-by-play examples, you’ll quickly master the tactics and techniques needed to destroy both your foes and friends at poker! – Also listed under Mike Caro’s section.
©2003 368 PAGES
|Poker Tournament Strategies by Sylvester Suzuki |
Author Suzuki has played in many poker tournaments. He understands the underlying theory that governs tournament play and explains many important concepts in a clear and concise manner. This text should prove helpful to virtually everyone interested in this form of poker. David Sklansky has commented that this poker book is, “the best book by far on poker tournaments yet published. Many new good ideas, especially for the smaller rebuy tournaments.” See also Tournament Poker for Advanced Players by Sklansky.
|Real Poker II: The Play of the Hands by Roy Cooke with John Bond|
Forward by Mike Caro who says, “Here’s a book that magically takes you inside the minds of your opponents and tells you how they think when they’re struggling with a poker decision. Moreover, focusing primarily on holdem, Roy Cooke tells you what that opponent’s decision is likely to be and why — and it explains exactly how you should respond. If it’s possible for a book to target every possible penny in profit, this is the one.” – Also listed under Mike Caro’s section.
©2005 388 PAGES
Weighing the Odds in Hold’em Poker by King Yao
|EDITORS CHOICE: BEST POKER BOOK|
Super System (A Course in Power Poker) by Doyle Brunson, et. al.
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EDITORS CHOICE: BEST BEGINNER’S BOOK ON HOLDEM
Winning Omaha 8 Poker by Mark Tenner and Lou Krieger
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