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Harrington on Hold 'em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments
Strategic Play (Vol. 1)
Dan Harrington - Dec 01, 2004
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Poker has taken America by storm. But it s not just any form of poker that has people across the country so excited it s No-Limit Hold Em the main event game. And now thanks to televised tournaments tens of thousands of new players are eager to claim their share of poker glory.Harrington on Hold Em takes you to the part of the game the cameras igno...
The Theory of Poker
A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How To Think Like One
David Sklansky - Jul 01, 1999 (first published in 1983)
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Discusses theories and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game, including five-card draw (high), seven-card stud, hold 'em, lowball draw, and razz (seven-card lowball stud). This book introduces you to the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how it should affect your play. Other chapters discuss the value of decept...
The Mental Game of Poker
Proven Strategies for Improving Tilt Control, Confidence, Motivation, Coping with Variance, and More
Jared Tendler - May 04, 2011
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The mental game may be more important in poker than in any other form of competition. It's one of the only games in the world where you can play perfectly and lose-again and again. Hundreds of poker players have turned to mental game coach Jared Tendler's revolutionary approach to help them play their best, no matter how badly they're running. In t...
Every Hand Revealed
Gus Hansen - May 01, 2008
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What If You Were Able To Get Right Inside The Mind Of World-Famous Poker Pro Gus Hansen--And Learn His Winning Secrets? Now You Can. One of professional poker's most intriguing and fascinating players, Gus Hansen has often been called "The Madman" for his crazy, fearless, aggressive style. But you can't dispute the fact that this poker superstar ...
Doyle Brunson's Super System
Doyle 'Texas Dolly' Brunson - Jan 01, 2002 (first published in 1979)
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Considered by pros the BEST POKER BOOK EVER WRITTEN. This is the classic book on every major no-limit game played today and is considered by the pros to be one of the best books ever written on poker! Jam-packed with advanced strategies, theories, tactics and money-making techniques - no serious poker player can afford to be without this essential ...
The Mathematics of Poker
Bill Chen - Nov 30, 2006
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Thirty years ago the bond and option markets were dominated by traders who had learned their craft by experience. By the mid-1990s the old school grizzled traders had been replaced by a new breed of quantitative analysts, applying mathematics to the "art" of trading and making of it a science. A similar phenomenon is happening in poker. The grizzle...
Phil Gordon's Little Green Book
Lessons and Teachings in No Limit Texas Hold'em
Phil Gordon - Oct 01, 2005 (first published in 1980)
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Phil Gordon plays poker with the best players in the world. He has won -- and lost -- in tournaments and cash games around the globe, all the while studying the game and learning from every hand dealt. As the resident expert and cohost of Celebrity Poker Showdown, Phil has quickly become one of the most sought-after teachers of No Limit Texas Hold'...
Caro's Book of Poker Tells
The Psychology and Body Language of Poker
Mike Caro - Mar 15, 2003
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One of the ten greatest books written on poker, this must-have book should be in every player's library.  If you're serious about winning, you'll realize that most of the profit comes from being able to read your opponents.  Caro reveals the secrets of interpreting tells - physical reactions that reveal information about a player's cards - such as ...
Applications of No-Limit Hold em
Matthew Janda - May 20, 2013
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One of the most daunting moments in a poker player's career occurs when he realizes his knowledge of how to play a specific hand well is incomplete without the additional understanding of how to play every other hand in his range well. This task would be impossible if a player had to actually think about every other hand in his range, but by unders...
Harrington on Cash Games
How to Win at No-Limit Hold'em Money Games, Vol. 1
Dan Harrington - Mar 14, 2008
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The first years of the poker boom were fueled by the interest in no-limit hold em tournaments. Recently, however, players have been gravitating to another, even more complex form of hold em no-limit cash games. In Harrington on Cash Games: Volume I, Dan Harrington teaches you the key concepts that drive deep-stack cash game play. You ll learn how ...
Elements of Poker
Tommy Angelo - Dec 10, 2007
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Beyond statistics, beyond whether to raise, call, or fold, Elements of Poker reveals a new world of profitability for your bankroll and your life. You know tilt costs you money, but do you know how to make it go away? You know position is important, but do you really know how to profit from that knowledge? Elements of Poker is the distilled wisdom ...
Sit 'n Go Strategy by Collin Moshman
Kill Everyone by Lee Nelson
Winning Low-Limit Hold'em by Lee Jones
Harrington on Hold 'em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments, Vol. 2 by Dan Harrington
Jonathan Little's Excelling at No-Limit Hold'em by Jonathan Little
Reading Poker Tells by Zachary Elwood
Small Stakes Hold 'em by Associate Professor of History Edward Miller
Doyle Brunson's Super System 2 by Doyle Brunson
Kill Phil by Blair Rodman
Harrington on Hold 'em by Dan Harrington
The Course by Ed Miller
Essential Poker Math, Expanded Edition by Alton Hardin
Exploitative Play in Live Poker by Alexander Fitzgerald
The Mental Game of Poker 2 by Jared Tendler
Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Cash Games by Jonathan Little
No Limit Hold 'em by David Sklansky
One of a Kind by Nolan Dalla
Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments by Jonathan Little
Power Hold'em Strategy by Daniel Negreanu
Positively Fifth Street by James McManus
Tournament Poker for Advanced Players by David Sklansky
Cowboys Full by James McManus
Harrington on Cash Games, Volume II by Dan Harrington
Modern Poker Theory by Michael Acevedo
Playing The Player by Ed Miller
Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time Volume I by Eric 'Rizen' Lynch
Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker by Jonathan Little
Professional No-Limit Hold 'em by Matt Flynn
The Myth of Poker Talent by Alexander Fitzgerald
The Raiser's Edge by Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier
Hold 'em Poker by David Sklansky
Zen and the Art of Poker by Larry Phillips
Decide to Play Great Poker by Annie Duke
Play Optimal Poker by Andrew Brokos
Master Micro Stakes Poker by Alton Hardin
Poker's 1% by Ed Miller
Pot-limit Omaha Poker by Jeff Hwang
High-Low-Split Poker, Seven-Card Stud and Omaha Eight-or-better for Advan by Ray Zee
The Full Tilt Poker Strategy Guide by Andy Bloch
Treat Your Poker Like a Business by Dusty Schmidt
Texas Hold'em For Dummies by Mark Harlan
Moorman's Book of Poker by Chris Moorman
For Richer, For Poorer by Victoria Coren
Middle Limit Holdem Poker by Bob Ciaffone
The Poker Tournament Formula II by Arnold Snyder
According to Doyle by Doyle Brunson
The Professor, the Banker, and the Suicide King by Michael Craig
Mike Matusow by Mike Matusow
Ace on the River by
Molly's Game [Movie Tie-in] by Molly Bloom
No-Limit Hold 'em For Advanced Players by Matthew Janda
Life's a Gamble by Mike Sexton
Easy Game by Andrew Seidman
Mastering Small Stakes No-Limit Hold'em by Jonathan Little
The Godfather of Poker by Doyle Brunson
Poker Workbook by James Sweeney
Bluffs by Jonathan Little
How to Study Poker Volume 2 by Sky Matsuhashi
Verbal Poker Tells by Zachary Elwood
Mastering Pot-Limit Omaha by Herbert Okolowitz
Purposeful Practice for Poker by Dr. Patricia Cardner
Poker Tournament Formula by Arnold Snyder
Poker Faces by David Hayano
The Poker Tournament Formula by Arnold Snyder
Expert Heads Up No Limit Hold'em by Will Tipton
Don't Listen to Phil Hellmuth by Dusty Schmidt
Bluff by Jane Stanton Hitchcock
The Poker Mindset by Matthew Hilger
Dealer's Choice by James Ernest
Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time Volume II by Jon 'Pearljammer' Turner
Poker Satellite Strategy by Dara O'Kearney
A Fishy Poker Tournament by Tyler Nals
Seat Open by Blockhead
Scoop! by Greg Vail
Advanced Pot-Limit Omaha Volume I by Jeff Hwang
Leadership by Andrew J. Harvey
Outplaying the Boys by Cat Hulbert
Mastering Poker Math by Chuck Clayton
Hole Card Confessions by Owen Gaines
Amarillo Slim in a World Full of Fat People by
The Poker Book by Hank Cashman
Getting Started in Hold 'em by Ed Miller
Poker and Pop Culture by Martin Harris
No Limit by Donald G. Krause
Lady Was a Gambler by Chris Enss
Fundamentals of Exploitative Online Poker by Alton Hardin
Mr. Lucky's Favorite Poker Games by Steven Maricic
How to Be a Poker Player by Haseeb a. Qureshi
Winning 7-Card Stud by Michael Benson