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Pass the Sugar
by Joe Hachem
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World champion Hachem talks about his arrival at the final table of the World Series of Poker, from his humble beginnings to his education and eventual illness that left him unable to practice his profession, to his wife's premonition that he would win the WSOP title even before he decided to play in the event. Lots of insight into his life and his game. 311 pages, hardbound, 2009.
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Ace on the River: an Advanced Poker Guide
by Barry Greenstein
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No ordinary poker book. This is the first truly 'advanced' guide aimed at improving your game. Written in an easy-to-read, bare bones conversational style and designed to help anyone interested in increasing their understanding of the game, this book is ideal for those new to the game or winning professionals. While most poker books focus on basic rules and strategies, Ace on the River's advanced perspective addresses elements that effect both game play and the player. Focusing on a variety of subjects such as the psychology of poker, money management, family issues, and sex, this book gives the reader a rare chance to look beyond the cards to see the poker world through someone who lives it. The unique you-make-the-call-play by play section will challenge the reader again and again.
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Omaha Poker - 21st Century Edition
by Bob Ciaffone

Omaha Poker - 21st Century Edition Book
This book thoroughly explains Omaha, the action-packed poker form that uses four cards in your hand. It was originally printed in 1984, then greatly expanded in the Millennium Edition (1999) to give deeper coverage of the popular form for limit play, high-low split eight-or-better. Ciaffone has now republished it in 2006 under the new title 'Omaha Poker.' The entire book has been rewritten, with 20 extremely informative pages added on pot-limit Omaha high. If you have an earlier edition of the book, no need to buy the new one -- unless your game is pot-limit Omaha high, in which case you need the new book big time.

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One of a Kind
by Nolan Dalla

One of a Kind Book
Dalla and Alson, have written a solid tribute to The World's Greatest Poker Player in a combination tribute, biography and analysis of him and what he brought to the game and how he affected the people around him. Whether he's remembered as a pure intuitive player, a gifted autistic genius or just a contrarian who loved to swim upstream, against the tide at all times, Ungar will remembered for his great skills at gin rummy (one of the most feared players in the world) and the three championships at the World Series of Poker. Illustrated and indexed, the book is a sort of roller-coaster ride through Ungar's life--his ups and downs, the highs and lows.
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Online Ace -- A World Series of Poker Champion's Guide to Mastering Internet Poker
by Scott Fischman

Online Ace -- A World Series of Poker Champion's Guide to Mastering Internet Poker Book
Written by a WSOP champion specifically aimed at online players, as well as those hoping to make the transition from computer games to live games. Few have made that transition as successfully as two-time World Series of Poker champion Scott Fischman. Here he shares his expert insight, money-making tips, and priceless strategies for Internet poker, giving readers instruction that can be put into practice immediately. Fischman's success on the live tournament circuit is a testament to the value of Internet poker (which he still plays for more than 10 hours a day).
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Online Poker
by Doyle Brunson

Online Poker Book
Poker's elder statesman teaches the novice what to expect in the world of online play including providingmore than two dozen poker strategies and identifying online 'tells.' In a dozen concise but well-illustrated chapters he discusses the impact of televised poker and how online poker now ushers in a new era. One chapter offers a list of places to play with information on where you may learn to play or discuss the game and the benefits of online learning. Brunson discusses how to download software, fund your account, and how to get a taste by playing small money before advancing to bigger.

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Pass the Sugar
by Joe Hachem

Pass the Sugar Book
World champion Hachem talks about his arrival at the final table of the World Series of Poker, from his humble beginnings to his education and eventual illness that left him unable to practice his profession, to his wife's premonition that he would win the WSOP title even before he decided to play in the event. Lots of insight into his life and his game. 311 pages, hardbound, 2009.
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Phil Gordon's Little Blue Book
by Phil Gordon

Phil Gordon's Little  Blue Book Book
Valuable sections include Cash Games AND Tournament Play; Sit and Gos; Satellites and Supersatellites. Nicely illustrated with many lessons, examples and analysis, it’s a balanced, smooth-reading textbook, some of which is based on the author's experience. This balance of common sense, strategies, ploys and an honest appraisal of what was going through his mind when he made his moves adds strength to this powerful, positive pack of lessons. One unique approach is to  'improve at poker is not by finding answers. It is by finding questions,' says champion Chris Ferguson in the foreward. This companion book to Gordon's Little Green Book does just that.
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Phil Gordon's Little Green Book
by Phil Gordon

Phil Gordon's Little Green Book Book
Gordon knows the game as well as anyone. His ability to teach, suggest, and offer examples is some of the best you'll ever read. His book is both a tutorial and an informational gap-filler as it takes the novice through the basics with and understanding that there is need to rationalize and emphasize key points.
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Play Poker, Quit Work, Sleep Till Noon!
by Jon Fox

Play Poker, Quit Work, Sleep Till Noon! Book

Fox wrote this book when draw poker was in its heyday in California's cardrooms and it fast became the book to read if you wanted to compete in those games. Even though draw is not as popular as it once was, this book still stands out as one of the best books on the subject. Fox concentrates on the aspects of the game that are essential for pro players: position, frequency, distribution of playable hands (draws with bug), bluffing frequencies, eliciting calls, behavioral deductions, when to call. The book includes many math tables and dozens of psychological ploys. 343 pages, paperbound. 1977.


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Playboy Guide to Playing Poker at Home
by Basil Nestor

Playboy Guide to Playing Poker at Home Book
Written by poker guru Basil Nestor, the mastermind behind the Smarter Bet series and other bestselling books about gambling, and illustrated with classic Femlins (special saucy line drawings) by legendary artist LeRoy Neiman, The Playboy Guide to Playing Poker at Home is the ultimate handbook to the ultimate house game.
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Poker 24/7 (35 Years As a Poker Pro)
by Stewart Reuben

Poker 24/7 (35 Years As a Poker Pro) Book

Stewart Reuben candidly gives the reasons for his success and also for his failures. Meet some of the great personalities of the game and some who you perhaps would not want to meet in a dark alley. Learn on your journey the relative merits of casino and home games; how to gamble; but most important, how to enjoy yourself.


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Poker Aces
by Ron Rose

Poker Aces Book
Compiled and written by Ron Rose, winner of the first World Poker Tour of Champions Poker Aces is a wonderful picture-biography collection in coffee-table format. With stories and photos about more than 80 world class players it serves as informational material as well as fan material for those who want to collect poker autographs as it's a nice place to have your favorites sign.
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Poker and Philosophy
by Eric Bronson

Poker and Philosophy Book
Does God play cards with the universe? Do women have better poker faces than men? What’s the most existential poker movie ever made? Is life more meaningful when you go all-in? Is online poker really still poker? Poker and Philosophy ponders these questions and more, pitting young lions against old masters as the brashness of Phil Hellmuth meets the arrogance of Socrates, the recklessness of Doyle Brunson challenges the desperation of Dostoyevsky, and the coolness of Chris Moneymaker takes on the American tradition of capitalist ingenuity.
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Poker Essays
by Mason Malmuth

Poker Essays Book
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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