The Theory of Poker (Google eBook)

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Two Plus Two Publishing LLC, 1999 - Games - 301 pages
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Discusses theories and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game, including five-card draw (high), seven-card stud, hold 'em, lowball draw, and razz (seven-card lowball stud). This book introduces you to the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how it should affect your play. Other chapters discuss the value of deception, bluffing, raising, the slow-play, the value of position, psychology, heads-up play, game theory, implied odds, the free card, and semibluffing. Many of today's top poker players will tell you that this is the book that really made a difference in their play. That is, these are the ideas that separate the experts from the typical players. Those who read and study this book will literally leave behind those who don't, and most serious players wear the covers off their copies. This is the best book ever written on poker.
  

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User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

This is an excellent introduction into the mechanics of good poker play. The explanations are clear and detailed, and the writing is actually pretty engaging for a two hundred book that is basically a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nasif Mcpherson - Goodreads

Theory of Poker was written by poker player, gambling theorist, and author David Sklansky. Unlike other books on poker that more of the psychological aspect of the game, Theory of Poker discusses the ... Read full review

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