Winning Texas Hold 'em
Author: Matt Maroon
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
All you need to play is a chip and a chair--and this straight from the start guide to the hottest, most popular form of poker around. Ben Affleck plays it, Allision Janney plays it, even Jason Alexander plays it. It's the game as big as all Texas, and the so-called "Cadillac of poker." With shows like Celebrity Poker Showdown winning an avid audience, it seems everyone wants to get dealt in. Don't let the fun pass you by, because every rule and trick is explained in this first-ever truly complete guide to success in today's Texas hold'em games. Written by a professional player, it reveals everything you need to know to beat cash games for thousands of dollars. Begin with the most general concepts and move on to pot and implied odds; betting; bluffing and semi-bluffing; deception; flop, turn and river play; and other techniques of the table--including some advanced ones. And, because it's less about the cards you've got in your hand than your ability to psych-out your competitors--there's also plenty of advice on honing that skill, too.
Internet Texas Hold'em
Author: Matthew Hilger
Publisher: Dimat Enterprises Incorporated
This complete manual will show readers how to consistently beat today's Limit Hold'em game, whether they play on the internet or in live games. Revised, updated and expanded with over 100 pages of all-new material and over 250 sample hands to bring the lessons to life, this classic text shows readers how to win again and again.
Teaches how to play Texas Hold 'Em Poker for beginners. This work contains terms, definitions, etiquette and rules and shows how poker hands are ranked. It helps you to understand your chances, appreciate the percentages, and master the odds so that your hand improves.
The acclaimed, bestselling book for hold'em novices and low-limit veterans alike. It doesn't overwhelm readers with tables or statistics, and doesn't spend a lot of time on sophisticated plays. It simply gives you good solid strategies and tactics that will consistently beat low-limit games anywhere.
Straightforward advice from one of the biggest selling hold‘em authors of all time gives the straight scoop—Ken Warren style—for players looking to win money at the poker table. Ken Warren continues his straightforward lessons for the average hold’em player by concentrating on the strategies and plays needed to win money in today’s games. In addition to a dozen thorough chapters on basic plays, Warren selects the most appropriate questions from the thousand he receives to address the topics players need answered to improve their game. He shows how to pull and push bets, make more money on the flop, use position as a hammer, play against the flow, adjust to opponents’ playing styles, when to lay down good hands or call on the river, and the smart percentage plays, especially against new players. Special sections on no-limit hold’em tournaments and Internet poker give readers a complete approach. Includes tons of charts, real hand examples, illustrations.
Poker Tips that Pay
Author: Jonathan Gelling
Publisher: Play to Pay Publishing
How do you win at poker? Study and practice! Become a consistent, winning poker player. The tips and advice in this book will give you the edge you need to dominate low and medium-stakes no limit hold 'em tournaments and cash games. Inside you'll find: Dozens of real life hand examples with step-by-step explanations and analysis; Simple, practical poker tips and advice that will immediately show you results at the table; Both conservative and aggressive poker play, and when to change gears; Early, mid and late-stage no limit tournament strategy; How to bluff effectively for maximum profit; How to read your opponents like a book; This book is for anyone that wants to achieve a competitive edge playing no limit Texas hold em, both live and online Internet play. Read this book and become a force to be reckoned with at your next poker game.
Turn on the TV, drop by a newsstand, or just browse the checkout your local supermarket and you'll see firsthand that Texas Hold 'Em is the poker game everyone's playing. It's a game that's deceptively simple, yet within its easy framework you’ll find truth and trickery, boredom and fear, skill and misfortune—in other words, all the things that make life fun and worth living! Texas Hold'em For Dummies introduces you to the fundamental concepts and strategies of this wildly popular game. It covers the rules for playing and betting, odds, etiquette, Hold'em lingo, and offers sound advice to avoid mistakes. This handy reference guide gives new and even seasoned players winning strategies and tactics not just for playing the game, but for winning. You'll learn: Rules and strategies for limit, no-limit, tournament, and online play How to "play" the other players The importance of your bankroll—recommended sizes and more Hands you should and should not play How to camouflage your play and dodge traps When, who, and how to bluff How to maximize your win with check-raising and trapping The different approaches for playing in private games, casinos, card rooms, tournaments, and on the Internet How to use mathematics to your advantage Texas Hold 'Em is a game of both skill and chance. But it's a game that can be beaten, and whether you want to make money, sharpen your game, or just have a good time, Texas Hold 'Em for Dummies will give you the winning edge.
In this Updated, New Edition, you'll learn how to play every hand from every position with every type of flop. Learn the 14 categories of starting hands, the 10 most common hold'em tells, how to evaluate a game for profit, the value of deception, the art of bluffing, 8 secrets to winning, starting hand categories, position, and more! Includes detailed analysis of the top 40 hands and the most complete chapter on hold'em odds in print. Over 400,000 copies sold! 224 pages
Find out how to win consistently and develop an adaptive, skilled game with this guide to every aspect of Texas Hold 'Em. With clear explanations of the rules, the hands, scoring, the odds and the betting systems, it will give you all the information you need to get started. It will also help you learn how to play online, warning you of the pitfalls and helping you to better 'read' your opponents and develop strategies for success. Featuring killer insights from an author with decades of experience in every aspect of the gaming world, this is an essential handbook for anyone who dreams of being a poker king - or queen.
Anyone who says, "It doesn't matter whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game," isn't talking about poker. In this game, winning is everything! Which means there's no reason not to invest $5 toward that future $100 kitty by purchasing this pocket-sized guide! In under 50 pages, a master of the game distills his hard-won experience into just the need-to-know essentials: the insights, tricks, tips, and card knowledge required to play winning poker. On each page of this tight, bright, full-color volume, you'll find a full page visual, step-by-step instructions and perhaps a tip or warning at the bottom of the page to alert you to related info not covered in the main text. By the time you finish the volume, you'll be bluffing and wagering your way to victory-whether it's online or at home, high stakes or penne ante.
The Complete Book of Hold'em Poker will help any novice or seasoned veteran improve his game with valuable advice on what to expect on a first visit to a card game; how to select the right table; how to adjust to changes in table conditions, and how to evaluate a pre-flop hand. Also included are topics such as betting theories, the odds, table image, spread limit games, and playing for a living.
Author: Donald G. Krause, Jeff Carter
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
As many executives have discovered, winning at poker has more in common with winning in business than meets the eye. Now anyone who wants to make more money and succeed in business can use these cunning strategies to their full advantage--at the card table and at the conference table.
Small Stakes Hold 'em
Author: Ed Miller, David Sklansky, Mason Malmuth
Publisher: Two Plus Two Publishing LLC
For today's poker players, Texas hold 'em is the game. Every day, tens of thousands of small stakes hold 'em games are played all over the world in homes, card rooms, and on the Internet. These games can be very profitable -- if you play well. But most people don't play well and end up leaving their money on the table. Small Stakes Hold 'em: Winning Big with Expert Play explains everything you need to be a big winner. Unlike many other books about small stakes games, it teaches the aggressive and attacking style used by all professional players. However, it does not simply tell you to play aggressively; it shows you exactly how to make expert decisions through numerous clear and detailed examples. Small Stakes Hold 'em teaches you to think like a professional player. Topics include implied odds, pot equity, speculative hands, position, the importance of being suited, hand categories, counting outs, evaluating the flop, large pots versus small pots, protecting your hand, betting for value on the river, and playing overcards. In addition, after you learn the winning concepts, test your skills with over fifty hand quizzes that present you with common and critical hold 'em decisions. Choose your action, then compare it to the authors' play and reasoning. This text presents cutting-edge ideas in straightforward language. It is the most thorough and accurate discussion of small stakes hold 'em available. Your opponents will read this book; make sure you do, too!
Introduces brain-training techniques and mnemonic devices that enable a player to keep track of poker statistics during a game, featuring a series of suggested image associations and practice exercises.