More Book ReviewsBest Selling Poker Books of 2014
How did the new books compare to the old classics? Well, we will let the data speak for itself. Take a look at the list of the best selling poker books of 2014.Deal Me In and Eat Professional Poker Players Alive Reviewed
There isn't a clear path by which people become professional poker players. There aren't any good courses at the local vo-tech for a person to study. The road to becoming a poker pro is inevitably difficult, circuitous, and filled with setbacks. Deal Me In is a book describing the course by which twenty top poker players became professionals. Poker Winners Are Different
There is a big difference between what's typical human behavior and what is called for to play poker at a high level. There aren't a lot of people for whom maximizing their expectation in poker games comes naturally. Poker Winners Are Different by Alan Schoonmaker examines this conundrum.
Harrington on Hold'em, Volume 3: The Workbook
by Dan Harrington
In Harrington on Hold 'Em Volume III: The Workbook, serious students of the game-and Dan's teachings-are provided with a series of problems to test how well they grasped the principles in the first two volumes (Volume I: Strategic Play, Volume II: The Endgame). Especially useful is Dan's focus on playing after the flop, a key area that causes difficulties for the aspiring player. A must-have if you play hold 'em.
The highly anticipated follow up to Dan Harrington's best selling Hold 'Em books has been released to add to the very popular series.
In Harrington on Hold 'Em Volume III: The Workbook
, serious studentsAnthony Curtis is the editor of the Las Vegas Advisor and Huntington Press. Curtis began publishing his newsletter in 1983; since 1992, LVA has been a 12-page monthly periodical, which covers all the latest deals, steals, meals, and spiels in Las Vegas. Huntington Press was founded by Curtis in 1986 and has an impressive list of titles. The company is best known for mathematically rigorous gambling books, such as The Frugal Gambler; Million Dollar Video Poker; Comp City; Knock-Out Blackjack; and Gambling Wizards. Anthony's website is www.lasvegasadvisor.com
of the game-and Dan's teachings-are provided with a series of problems to test how well they grasped the principles in the first two volumes (Volume I: Strategic Play, Volume II: The Endgame). Especially useful is Dan's focus on playing after the flop, a key area that causes difficulties for the aspiring player. A must-have if you play hold 'em.
The poker explosion in cardrooms and online has been replicated by the immense explosion of poker literature as well. Even with the proliferation of new books (and older books), there's been a glaring deficiency in the market: No Limit Hold 'Em cash games.
Within days of the new No-Limit Hold 'Em Theory and Practice by David Sklansky and Ed Miller, the buzz has been astounding. Considering that this may be the most challenging poker game of all (Doyle Brunson calls it the Cadillac of poker), there is a huge thirst for how to play it, and how to play it well.
Learning implied odds, how to minimize one's own mistakes, and, just as importantly, maximize your opponents tendency to make a mistake, manipulate the pot size, and more. All are key elements to winning no-limit cash games. If there were a college course on playing no-limit, we're certain this would be required reading.