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Poker Essays
by Mason Malmuth
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To win at poker in today's modern game requires not only numerous skills, but also lots of thinking about he game. The book is designed to make the reader do a great deal of thinking. Few readers will agree with everything said, but the information provided should help people become better players. This text contains many of the author's ideas on poker and related subjects. Topics covered include General Concepts, Technical Ideas, Structure, Strategic Ideas, Image, Tournament Notes, In the Cardrooms, and Poker Quizzes. In addition, advice is offered on jackpot games, handling pressure, why you lose, fluctuations, bankroll requirements, differences between stud and hold'em, too many bad players, limit versus no-limit, thinking fast, weak tight opponents, the best hold'em seat, playing short handed, playing loose or tight, appropriate image, being an alternate in tournaments, taking advantage of tight play in tournaments, behaving professionally, the future of poker, and much more.
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How to Turn Your Poker Playing Into a Business
by Ann-Margaret Johnston
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Here's a book devoted to dealing with U.S. taxes and poker, written by a tax-expert and poker player. Ann-Margaret Johnston (CPS) shows you step-by-step ways to turn poker into a business andhow to handle the expenses and deductions that go with your business.
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Poker Books and Reviews

Big Deal: One Year as a Professional Poker Player
by Anthony Holden

Big Deal: One Year as a Professional Poker Player Book
The best-selling account of a year spent in the tough world of the professional poker player. Poker is not gambling but is like chess, a paradigm of life at its most intense, a gladiatorial contest that brings out the best as well as the worst in people. Its heroes and eccentrics stalk the pages of this remarkable book, along with all the hair-raising, nail-biting excitement of the games themselves.
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Bigger Deal: A Year Inside the Poker Boom
by Anthony Holden

Bigger Deal: A Year Inside the Poker Boom Book
Holden's original book, Big Deal, presented a great read about his quest to play and win his way to the top of the heap, the World Series of Poker Championship. Since that year, poker has turned out to be the hottest product in the world and that's the focus of this title. Holden' presents his vision of the book and of the future of poker. He becomes a guide to the world of the "new" poker -- to the players who dominate the modern game and the personalities behind the multibillion-dollar business it has become -- as he tries once again to win the world title. Holden is friends with most of the important people in the world of poker, from players to to managers to promoters, but his roots (an ongoing home poker game) haven't shifted as he brings both worlds together here for a totally captivating work.
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Bobby Baldwin's Winning Poker Secrets
by Mike Caro

Bobby Baldwin's Winning Poker Secrets Book
This is a fascinating account of former world poker champion Bobby Baldwin's meteoric rise to the championship. The book covers everything from his early days playing poker in dangerous roadhouses to his high-stakes poker games against other poker legends.

Book of Bluffs
by Matt Lessinger

Book of Bluffs Book
Contains 11 solid chapters, packed with illustrations, sample hands, and interviews with players who pulled off some of the biggest bluffs in modern poker history. Where most books have a basic chapter, section or discussion on bluffs, Lessinger takes it many notches better -- almost honing it to a fine art where we'd all like to be -- way ahead ands brave enough to keep plowing over the opposition even when don't have a great hand.
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Broke: A Poker Novel
by Brandon Adams

Broke: A Poker Novel Book
This is a poker novel that looks at three types of players -- any of whom could be based on real-life characters -- and follows them through their high-stakes quest for rame and fortune.
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Caro's Most Profitable Hold'em Advice
by Mike Caro

Caro's Most Profitable Hold'em Advice Book
Mike Caro is one of casino poker's pioneers and he has been teaching people his brand of winning since the 1970s. He was a major contributor to Doyle Brunson's Super System and is the creator of the first videos on poker tells. In this title he continues with his lessons on hold'em by revealing some previously unpublished--and secret--strategies including rankings and anatomies of all 169 categories of starting hands. He covers every detail with chapters devoted to the concepts of bluffing, image, psychology, manipulation, pre-flop and post-flop conditions and follows these with treating poker as a business (doing it the profitable way), tournament concepts, tells and advanced hold'em concepts.
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Catching Poker Cheats
by A.D. Livingston

Catching Poker Cheats Book
A. D. Livingston's indispensable and fully illustrated guide on to how to detect and protect yourself against cardsharps when playing poker, blackjack, gin rummy, and bridge at the table or online. Beginning with the eyeing of marked cards, false shuffles, and shifty cuts, Catching Poker Cheats helps to inform the uninformed who would otherwise be susceptible to hustlers and con artists.
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Cooke's Rules of Real Poker
by Roy Cooke

Cooke's Rules of Real Poker Book
A fine, useful, timely resource, this book has 17 sections including a five-page index, ever so valuable as a time-saver when the inevitable incident or controversy occurs at the tables. As the authors explain, 'This rulebook considers fixed limit, spread limit, pot-limit and no-limit games.' To be as clear as possible, they cover Texas hold'em, seven stud and seven stud high-low split, razz, five stud, Omaha high and high low split, draw and lowball.
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Deal Me In
by Phil Hellmuth

Deal Me In Book
Deal Me In showcases 20 of the world's top poker players as they share their colorful and inspiring stories of how they became professionals. Poker's biggest players, such as Phil Ivey (2009 WSOP Main Event Finalist), Johnny Chan, Phil Hellmuth , Doyle Brunson and Daniel Negreanu give first-person accounts of their personal journeys and the key moments in their rise to the top of the poker pantheon.
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Diary of a Mad Poker Player
by Richard Sparks

Diary of a Mad Poker Player Book
Diary of a Mad Poker Player is the story of Richard Sparks' attempts to win a seat in the final event of the 2004 World Series of Poker. The first half of the book is filled with examples of Sparks' atrocious poker play, but the last half contains some fairly interesting interviews with poker luminaries.

Dirty Poker
by Richard Marcus

Dirty Poker Book
One of the most hotly anticipated books in recent memory, Dirty Poker reveals the dark side of poker -- what the author describes as a rampant cheating scene. Marcus is a renowned casino cheat who's not afraid to tell it like it is, describing methods of player collusion, marking cards, chip dumping, and sophisticated forms of online cheating in both cash games and tournament play.
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Drawing Dead to a Gutshot: How to Talk Poker
by Brant Janeway

Drawing Dead to a Gutshot: How to Talk Poker Book
Everyone who has ever sat into a poker game for the first time knows the language is a bit different from everyday lingo. From ace-high to to brass Brazilian to Siegfried and Roy, to Zooted, Janeway gives the definition and origin of the game's colorful and unique terms. A clever presentation, perfect for trivia buffs, budding poker players.
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Free Money: How to Win in the Cardrooms of California

Free Money: How to Win in the Cardrooms of California Book
Advice, strategy and rules, and strategies for winning at high draw and lowball, written when these games were played exclusively in California's cardrooms. This is the only book you can buy that accurately covers both forms of draw in detail.
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