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|EDITORS CHOICE: BEST COFFEE TABLE POKER BOOK
Poker Aces: The Stars of Tournament Poker by Ron Rose
This incredible book gives the reader an insight as to who some of the top players are, their success stories, an in depth look at their lives, and how they got involved in the poker world. The author, Ron Rose, is the winner of the First World Poker Tour (WPT) Battle of Champions. This is a beautiful large format coffee table style book that makes a great gift for a poker player. Editor note: This is indeed a fascinating book with full color photos and information about 88 of the top tournament poker players in the world. A must have!
©2004 180 FULL COLOR GLOSSY PAGES $29.95 Special: $14.95
|Cooke's Rules of Real Poker by Roy Cooke and John Bond
The poker rule book for the twenty-first century and the first new rulebook available to the public in decades. It incorporates rules from many of America's premier poker rooms, and reconciles differences in the rules. Modern elements such as Internet poker, mechanical shufflers, and double flop games are addressed.
171 PAGES $9.95 Special: $7.95
|Getting Started in Holdem by Ed
Recently, countless people have started playing poker, hoping to quit their jobs and strike it rich. Sadly, most of these "professional" players will wind up broke. While many people play, few win consistently. In Getting Started in Holdem, noted poker authority Ed Miller guides you onto the winning path. As someone who made the leap from beginner to professional in less than a year and a half, Ed is uniquely qualified to show new players the quickest route to holdem success. This poker book presents the critical principles that expert players use: preflop hand valuation, domination, betting for value, protecting your hand, semi-bluffing, pot equity, pot odds, implied odds, free card plays, the importance of stack size, why chips change value in tournaments, and much more. Whether you want to play limit, no limit, or tournament hold 'em, this book provides you a solid foundation. It's perfect, not just for the would-be pro, but for anyone who wants a serious edge on the competition. Getting Started in Holdem teaches you more than just how to play; it teaches you to win. Published by Two Plus Two Publishing. Ed Miller is also the author of Small Stakes Holdem.
©2005 206 PAGES $17.95 - OUT OF STOCK
|Hold'Em Excellence: From Beginner
to Winner by Lou Krieger
This book shows you how to advance from the ranks of the beginners to the realm of the winners. Divided into three sections, it is designed to move you from "Basic Holdem Education" to "Earning Your Degree" and finally to "Post Graduate Work". Mike Caro - "You'll find something of value on every page..." Tom McEvoy - "I strongly believe that if you follow his Start Chart guidelines and his strong street-by-street strategy, you can go 'from Beginner to Winner,' the subtitle to his excellent book." Also available - More Holdem Excellence.
159 PAGES $19.95 10% Off: $17.95
|How to Win at Omaha High-Low Poker by Mike
Omaha is becoming so popular for a simple reason. If you know what you are doing, you can win more money playing Omaha High-Low than any other poker game! And this poker book teaches you exactly what to do! All the strategies and techniques unique to Omaha High-Low are in these pages: From the rules of play and the best starting hands, to the strategies for the flop, turn and river. You will learn how to maximize every single hand into the most profitable situation possible. Mike Cappelletti explains to you every single aspect of being a winning player and shares professional secrets that will baffle your fellow players and bring you profits. This book features: Seventy hard-hitting sections covering all aspects of the game, including how to read the board for high, low and dangerous draws, the different flop types, single and double promo raises, duplication, defending the blind, driving hands, pushing and pulling hands, and much more.
©2003 - 240 PAGES $19.95 Special: $17.95
|Inside the Poker Mind: Essays on Holdem and General
Poker Concepts by John Feeney
Poker is a game of many skills and to become an expert poker player you need to master them all. This includes concepts such as hand selection, position, proper image projection, and reading hands. However, there are many players who have mastered most of these skills yet they still do poorly in the games -- at best they are only small winners. And when they step up in limit and challenge the better players, they almost always fail. You see, knowing the concept is one thing, putting it all together is another. As the text will show, winning poker is a process that requires a lot of thinking as well as a thorough and systematic approach to the game, and that is what this book is about. Topics include "Playing Too Many Hands," "Self-Weighting Cold Calls," "Short-Handed Play: Don't Miss Out," "The Strategic Moment in Hold 'em," "Countering a Good Reader," "A Poker Player in Therapy," and "Thoughts on the Effects of the Poker Literature." Those of you who are serious about your game should find much of this material to be extremely valuable. David Sklansky was the strategy consultant for this poker book.
275 PAGES $24.95 20% Off: $19.95
|Internet Poker: How to Play and Beat Online Poker
Games by Lou Krieger and Kathleen K. Watterson
Playing Internet poker in real time against real opponents might just represent poker's brave new world. Whether for play-money or real money, it's an environment consisting of virtual tables, player icons representing you and your opponents, and specialized computer algorithms that randomly shuffle the "cards." It's a world where you can find a game day or night. Though it may be the wee hours of the morning in California, it's prime time in Europe, and someone, somewhere, is looking to play a little poker. But it's poker with a difference. The game is the same, to be sure, but technology does kick in -- sometimes in strange and unexpected ways. A reference as well as a tutorial, the book includes a CD with free poker software, and a special bonus chapter with 125 interactive hands to help you prepare to play the Internet games for fun or for profit. Doyle Brunson says "This book is a gem." Linda Johnson says, "...this book is just what you need to play poker confidently at any Internet poker room".
©2003 - 202 PAGES $14.95 Special: $9.95- INCLUDES FREE POKER CD
|The Little Book of Poker by David
"Sex is fun, but poker lasts longer!" -Anonymous. This outstanding selection of writings from the first regular poker column in a daily newspaper anywhere in the world traverses the poker universe, with stories about poker's games, names, and claims to fame. You'll visit the world's greatest poker venues, feel the emotions of the annual World Series, and relive some of the greatest hands ever played. Packed with information about the popular games-holdem, stud, Omaha, and high-low - The Little Book of Poker can improve your play whether you're an absolute beginner or a seasoned expert. You'll learn how to bet, when to bluff, when to drop, and when to pick up your chips and head for home. David Spanier wrote the regular weekly poker column for The Independent in London, England. His books include Total Poker, The Gambler's Pocket Book, Easy Money: Inside the Gambler's Mind, and Welcome to the Pleasuredome: Inside Las Vegas.
©2000 - 170 PAGES $8.95 Special: $6.99
|The Mathematics of Poker by Bill chen and Jerrod Ankenman
This book provides an introduction to the quantitative techniques as applied to poker and to a branch of mathematics that is particularly applicable to poker, game theory, in a manner that makes seemingly difficult topics accessible to players without a strong mathematical background. "For those who think poker math is only about probability, pot odds, and styraightforward, rote play, think again. Bill chen and Jerrod Ankenman do a terrific job explaining how math can, amoung other things, show you exactly how to mix up your play in such a way that even champion players cannot get the bet of you. Especially those champions who don't read this book. - David Sklansky, Author of The Theory of Poker"
382 PAGES $29.95 Special: $19.95
|More Hold'Em Excellence: A
Winner for Life by Lou Krieger
Goes beyond the basics; it takes you into the mind and decision-making processes of professional poker holdem players by providing solid information and advice on a broad spectrum of sophisticated topics. Mike Caro - "Lou Krieger presents powerful strategy and essential information that no serious holdem player should ignore." Also available - Hold'em Excellence.
159 PAGES $19.95 10% Off: $17.95
|EDITORS CHOICE: BEST POKER DICTIONARY
Official Dictionary of Poker by Michael Wiesenberg
The completely updated and revised Mike Caro University edition contains the entire spectrum of poker terminology, from the common to the obscure. Written by a Card Player Magazine columnist since its inception and one of the top ranking and respected authorities has made his living playing poker for 10 years before turning to a career as an author. If you've ever wondered about the correct way to use a poker term or were bewildered by what your poker playing cohorts were saying, here's the poker book that explains it all and is illustrated by thousands of colorful examples actually heard in cardrooms. Editor: A fun read and a great reference you will return to frequently. Also listed under Mike Caro's section.
277 PAGES $14.95 20% Off: $11.96
|Omaha Hi-Lo Poker: How to Win at the Lower Limits
by Shane Smith
Learn essential winning strategies for beating Omaha high-low; the best starting hands, how to play the flop, turn, and river, how to read the board for both high and low, dangerous draws, plus powerful chapter on winning low-limit tournaments. Smith shows the differences between Omaha high-low and holdem strategies. Includes odds charts, glossary, low-limit tips, strategic ideas.
©1999 - 88 PAGES SPIRALBOUND $17.95
|Poker Farce and Poker Truth (The
Actual Real World of Poker) by Ray Michael B.
Published by TwoPlusTwo Publishing. Serious poker players are often asked, "What's it really like...the world of poker? The answer is not easy because poker is an amazingly complex game. As complex as life itself. This book will attempt to answer that question. You will be taken to a serious game and be sitting besides the author. That is, you will be a spectator to the unfolding drama of poker. You will get to meet the players up close and personal, witness their strong and weak points, and watch their varied reactions in victory and defeat. Not only will you "play," but you will have to address those problems that all poker players deal with. This includes bankroll management, developing self control, and understanding what it is that makes a poker player truly great. Your opponents will range from some of the best players in Las Vegas to a brilliant Japanese Admiral as he planned his attack on Pearl harbor.
246 PAGES $19.95 Special: $17.95
|Poker at the Millennium (Holdem & Omaha) by
Mike Caro and Mike Cappelletti
Learn the professional secrets to mastering the two most popular forms of big-money poker. With clear, proven advice and play-by-play examples, you'll quickly master the tactics and techniques needed to destroy both your foes and friends at poker! - Also listed under Mike Caro's section.
©2003 368 PAGES $19.95 Special: $12.95
|Poker Tournament Strategies
by Sylvester Suzuki
Author Suzuki has played in many poker tournaments. He understands the underlying theory that governs tournament play and explains many important concepts in a clear and concise manner. This text should prove helpful to virtually everyone interested in this form of poker. David Sklansky has commented that this poker book is, "the best book by far on poker tournaments yet published. Many new good ideas, especially for the smaller rebuy tournaments." See also Tournament Poker for Advanced Players by Sklansky.
187 PAGES $19.95 10% Off: $17.95
|Real Poker II: The Play of the Hands by
Roy Cooke with John Bond
Forward by Mike Caro who says, "Here's a book that magically takes you inside the minds of your opponents and tells you how they think when they're struggling with a poker decision. Moreover, focusing primarily on holdem, Roy Cooke tells you what that opponent's decision is likely to be and why -- and it explains exactly how you should respond. If it's possible for a book to target every possible penny in profit, this is the one." - Also listed under Mike Caro's section.
©2005 388 PAGES $19.95 Special: $17.95
|Weighing the Odds in Hold'em Poker by King Yao
King Yao explains how to play hold'em poker. Topics covered includes sizing up your opponents, counting "outs", figuring pot odds, the value of position, determining when to raise, call, or fold, bluffing, semi-bluffing, slowplaying, check-raising, regular games, shorthanded games, and playing poker on the Internet.
352 PAGES $24.95 10% Off: $22.46
|EDITORS CHOICE: BEST POKER BOOK
Super System (A Course in Power Poker) by Doyle Brunson, et. al.
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|EDITORS CHOICE: BEST BEGINNER'S BOOK ON HOLDEM
Winning Low Limit Hold'em by Lee Jones
Originally written in 1994, and now in its 3rd edition, this is the book for holdem novices and low-limit veterans alike. It doesn't overwhelm you 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 holdem games anywhere in the world. Editor note: This is the poker holdem book I would recommend if you are interested in Low Limit Holdem. Sklansky's material is wonderful, however, his books apply to 15-30 and above games primarily.
276 PAGES $24.95 10% Off: $22.46
|Winning Omaha 8 Poker by Mark Tenner and Lou
A form of poker that continues to grow in popularity is Omaha eight-or-better high-low split, which is often abbreviated as Omaha/8 in print. You will find an Omaha/8 game in virtually every cardroom--brick and mortar or on the Internet. Yet, Omaha/8 is widely misunderstood. As a result, better players stand to make a significant profit in the game. This poker book provides a much needed and useful tool for poker players interested in improving their game. Mark Tenner is an entrepreneur and a semiprofessional poker player -- playing Omaha/8 almost exclusively for the past few years. Lou Krieger is a prolific poker author who has been helping people become winning players for over a decade. He is a regular columnist in Card Player Magazine and the author of several other books about winning poker.
©2003 252 PAGES $24.95 10% Off: $22.46
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