Every month approximately 100.000 new fishy players join the online poker community, depositing their own money, yet unable to comprehend what it takes to consistently beat online poker is the age old experience of almost 90% of the existing online poker players: who have developed their skills and transfer the strategies by writing Poker books…
Below are some of the Poker books by experienced poker players:
Getting Started in Holdem by Ed Miller
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.
Cheating... and the World of Poker by Steve Forte
The first modern treatment of cheating and its impact on the game . Based on decades of extensive research, the study objectively looks at the dangers posed by professional and amateur cheaters in all forms of poker: casino game, private/home game, online poker, and tournament play. LIMITED FIRST EDITION - Available Now! Hardbound with sewn signatures. Printed on acid-free quality paper. Four-color laminated front and back jacket. Over 380 pages with 228 black and white photos. Photos by Award Winning photographer Bill Taylor. Comprehensive Glossary, Bibliography, and Index! Steve Forte is also the author of Casino Game Protection. This book is also listed under our Game Protection section.
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 straight forward, rote play, think again. Bill chen and Jerrod Ankenman do a terrific job explaining how math can, among 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"
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!