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Play Optimal Poker: Practical Game Theory for Every Poker Player
by Andrew Brokos

Language

English

Pages

245

Publication Date

June 04, 2019

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Think game theory is abstract and incomprehensible? Think again!<br /><br /><i>Play Optimal Poker</i> shatters the myth that game theory is only for elite poker players. Renowned poker pro and coach Andrew Brokos takes you step-by-step through the fundamentals, explaining core game theory principles and how to apply them in real poker situations. Whether you play small stakes or high stakes, cash games or tournaments, <i>Play Optimal Poker</i> provides powerful new tools to help you navigate tricky situations, hold your own against the toughest competition, and exploit common mistakes. Once you understand the fundamentals of game theory, you鈥檒l approach the poker table with the confidence to handle anything the game can throw at you.<br /><br />You will learn how to:<ul><li>Use powerful game theory concepts like equilibrium and indifference</li><li>Apply game theory principles to everyday poker decisions</li><li>Build polarized and condensed ranges</li><li>Profit from both aggression and passivity</li><li>Manipulate your ranges to exploit common mistakes</li><li>Hold your own against world-class opponents</li></ul><br />Andrew Brokos has been a professional poker player for more than fifteen years, with hundreds of thousands in cash game winnings, final tables in major online tournament series, and three Top 100 finishes in the World Series of Poker Main Event. As a coach and host of the popular Thinking Poker Podcast, Andrew is widely regarded for his ability to explain complex concepts in terms anyone can understand.<br /><br />"Working with Andrew instantly leveled up my game, but more importantly it gave me a great foundation on which to build my skills over time by learning to think about the game in the right way. As a rec player the work we did has really had a positive impact on my life because I just get a lot more joy out of poker now that I鈥檓 winning much more consistently and moving up the stakes."<br />-Michael S., poker coaching student<br /><br />"There's just a ton of useful stuff here. I'm already starting to think... OK, every hand that I play, I need to be thinking about what hands out of my range am I bluffing here?"<br />-Eric L., lawyer and 鈥渟erious amateur鈥?poker player
Modern Poker Theory: Building an unbeatable strategy based on GTO...
by Michael Acevedo

Language

English

Pages

689

Publication Date

August 08, 2019

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Modern Poker Theory is a comprehensive, rigorous guide to the most important aspects of No-Limit Hold鈥檈m. It is based around an in-depth examination of what is meant by game theory optimal play (GTO) and how it can be applied at the table. Understanding GTO is fundamental to being able to make accurate poker decisions and being able to exploit players who don鈥檛.<br /><br />Modern Poker Theory uses modern poker tools to develop a systematic approach to the analysis of GTO. It organizes the ideas and concepts in an intuitive manner that is totally focused to practical applications.<br /><br />Next time you are at a table some of the players will have studied Modern Poker Theory and some won鈥檛. The players who have studied Modern Poker Theory will, without doubt, have a better theoretical and practical understanding of No-Limit Hold鈥檈m. They will be the favourites in the game. Make sure you are one of them.<br /><br />Michael Acevedo, one of the world鈥檚 leading poker theorists, is a game theory expert who is renowned for creating cutting-edge content for the world鈥檚 leading players. The production of Modern Poker Theory is the culmination of many thousands of hours of his research work with the most advanced poker software tools available. It is poker theory for the 21st century.<br /><br />
Molly's Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the ...
by Molly Bloom

Language

English

Pages

273

Publication Date

June 24, 2014

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<p><strong>Now a major motion picture, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin and starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, and Michael Cera鈥攖he true story of "Hollywood鈥檚 poker princess" who gambled everything, won big, then lost it all.</strong></p><p>Molly Bloom reveals how she built one of the most exclusive, high-stakes underground poker games in the world鈥攁n insider鈥檚 story of excess and danger, glamour and greed.</p><p>In the late 2000s, Molly Bloom, a twentysomething petite brunette from Loveland Colorado, ran the highest stakes, most exclusive poker game Hollywood had ever seen鈥攕he was its mistress, its lion tamer, its agent, and its oxygen. Everyone wanted in, few were invited to play.</p><p>Hundreds of millions of dollars were won and lost at her table. Molly鈥檚 game became the game for those in the know鈥攃elebrities, business moguls, and millionaires. Molly staged her games in palatial suites with beautiful views and exquisite amenities. She flew privately, dined at exclusive restaurants, hobnobbed with the heads of Hollywood studios, was courted by handsome leading men, and was privy to the world鈥檚 most delicious gossip, until it all came crashing down around her.</p><p><em>Molly鈥檚 Game</em> is a behind the scenes look at Molly鈥檚 game, the life she created, the life she lost, and what she learned in the process.</p>
The Theory of Poker: A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How...
by David Sklansky

Language

English

Pages

324

Publication Date

July 01, 1999

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The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky discusses theories<br />and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game,<br />including five-card draw (high), seven-card stud, hold 'em, lowball<br />draw, and razz (seven-card lowball stud). This book introduces you to<br />the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how it should<br />affect your play. Other chapters discuss the value of deception,<br />bluffing, raising, the slow-play, the value of position, psychology,<br />heads-up play, game theory, implied odds, the free card, and<br />semibluffing.<br /><br /><P>Many of today's top poker players will tell you that this is the book<br />that really made a difference in their play. That is, these are the<br />ideas that separate the experts from the typical players. Those who<br />read and study this book will literally leave behind those who don't,<br />and most serious players wear the covers off their copies. This is the<br />best book ever written on poker.
Essential Poker Math, Expanded Edition: Fundamental No Limit Hold...
by Alton Hardin

Language

English

Pages

279

Publication Date

October 25, 2016

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<h3>Expanded, Updated & Greatly Improved</h3><br /><strong>New Expanded Edition Includes:</strong><br /><ul><br /> <li>More Than <strong>150 Pages of New Material</strong> with Greatly Expanded Content and <strong>4 New Chapters</strong></li><br /> <li>Over <strong>75 Carefully Devised Practice and Example Poker Hands</strong> That Are Analyzed in Great Detail</li><br /> <li><strong>Free Enrollment</strong> into My <i>Essential Poker Math</i> eLearning Online Video Training Course</li><br /></ul><br /><b>Poker Math Is Easy to Learn</b><br /><p>Poker math is a vitally important aspect to No Limit Holdem poker, but it's often overlooked or simply not used because many poker players fear it is too difficult to learn. I'm here to tell you it is not. In fact, fundamental poker math is very easy to learn. More importantly, it can yield you a lot more profits at the poker table. Without using simple math at the poker table, you are simply playing a guessing game.</p><br /><b>Use Simple Math at the Poker Table & Increase You Winnings</b><br /><p>In this book I'll teach you how to use simple arithmetic at the poker table to gain a huge skill advantage over your opponents that will allow you to win more and lose less. Poker players that don't use math are simply guessing and you'll learn to no longer guess and know the correct mathematical move at the poker table. These simple mathematical concepts I'll be teaching you will drastically help improve your poker game and allow you to make the most profitable decisions at the poker.</p><br /><b>Contents & Overview</b><br /><p>First you'll be introduced to several fundamental overarching poker concepts that apply to poker mathematics. Then we'll begin our journey into poker mathematics where you'll learn about fundamental poker mathematics, including probabilities and odds, pot equity, pot odds, implied odds,the Rule of 2 and 4, expected value (EV) and much more. We'll then embark on a journey of learning about important pre-flop and post-flop poker mathematical concepts, such as pre-flop all-in situations, set-mining, steal attempts, 3-bet bluffing, betting with the best hand, semi-bluffing all-in, bluffs and hero calls. Lastly, you'll learn how to perform basic and intermediate expected value calculations and utilize card combinations, better known as combinatorics.</p><br /><b>Effectively Understand & Utilize Essential Poker Math</b><br /><ul><br /><li>Develop a keen understanding of <b>Probability & Odds</b></li><br /><li>Learn to quickly calculate <b>Pot Odds & Implied Odds</b> at the poker table</li><br /><li>Effectively use <b>Pot Equity & The Rule of 2 & 4</b> to Determine the correct poker play</li><br /><li>Understand how to use <b>Expected Value (EV)</b> both on & off the table to analyze your plays</li><br /><li>Understand how to properly <strong>Set-Mine, Steal & 3-Bet Bluff </strong>with basic mathematics</li><br /><li>Learn the important math behind <b>Bluffs & Hero Calls</b> to give you a skill advantage over your opponent</li><br /><li>Learn to utilize <strong>EV Calculations</strong> to analyze your previous play off the table</li><br /><li>Learn to leverage <b>Card Combinations</b> to further enhance your card reading abilities & develop balanced ranges</li><br /></ul><br /><b>What You'll Get out of This Book</b><br /><p>Suitable for both beginning and experienced poker players alike you'll learn many essential fundamental poker mathematical concepts that'll help you drastically improve your poker game. After reading this book, you'll have mastered fundamental No Limit Holdem mathematics. You'll have gained a huge skill advantage over your opponents and will be able to effectively use math at the poker table to make profitable moves. Most importantly, you'll become a much better and profitable poker player!</p><br /><b>What are you waiting for?</b><br /><p>Purchase this book today to start advancing your poker game with simple poker math!</p>
The Mental Game of Poker: Proven Strategies For Improving Tilt Co...
by , Barry Carter

Language

English

Pages

264

Publication Date

October 02, 2011

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The mental game may be more important in poker than in any other form of competition. It鈥檚 one of the only games in the world where you can play perfectly and lose鈥攁gain and again. Hundreds of poker players have turned to mental game coach Jared Tendler鈥檚 revolutionary approach to help them play their best, no matter how badly they鈥檙e running. In this book you鈥檒l find simple, step-by-step instructions and proven techniques to permanently fix problems such as tilt, handling variance, emotional control, confidence, fear, and motivation. With the games getting tougher, now is the time to take these problems head on.
Poker Satellite Strategy: How to qualify for the main events of h...
by , Barry Carter

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

March 02, 2019

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<p>The best way for small stakes poker players to earn life-changing amounts of money is to win a satellite into a bigger tournament. Yet there is surprisingly little poker theory written about how to win satellite tournaments, until now. In Poker Satellite Strategy professional poker player Dara O鈥橩earney gives you a framework聽for how to approach every stage of a satellite tournament, from the early levels right up to the bubble. This book takes the stress and uncertainty out of satellites.聽<br /><br />You will learn:</p><ul><li>Adjustments you need to make from regular poker tournament strategy</li><li>What hands to shove, call and fold on the bubble</li><li>When to tighten up and when to keep accumulating chips</li><li>Easy poker math to do at the tables</li><li>The correct poker GTO ranges (and how to adjust to to different player types and situations)</li><li>When it鈥檚 correct to fold Pocket Aces preflop</li></ul><p>Dara O鈥橩earney is a professional poker player from Ireland with a long standing reputation as the best satellite specialist in the game. He has won over $1 million in satellite tournaments alone and twice won the PokerStars UKIPT satellite leaderboard. He is sponsored by Unibet Poker and is the co-host of The Chip Race Podcast.<br /><br /><em>鈥淚n the first 30 minutes of reading, I guarantee you will pick up something that will increase your future expectation to cover the cost of the book tenfold鈥?鈥?Marty 鈥淭heLipoFund鈥?Mathis, partypoker PPL Satellite Leaderboard winner</em><br /><br /><em>鈥淎 highly recommended book for anyone looking to play satellites well or related formats like Double or Nothing where multiple finishers receive identical top prizes鈥?~ Collin Moshman 鈥?author of Sit N鈥?Go Strategy</em><br /><br /><em>鈥淒ara has been ahead of the curve on satellites for years and his results show it. This book will change the way you think about, and play, satellites forever.鈥潂Daiva Byrne - professional poker player and advocate for women in poker</em></p><p><em></em><br /></p><p>This book uses the most up-to-date <strong>poker ICM</strong> calculators, however it has been written in a way to make the <strong>poker math</strong> you need to do at the tables very simple. Every chapter starts from a <strong>poker GTO</strong> framework but then explains how you should deviate when the players or table dynamics change.聽</p><p>It covers every aspect of satellite play, from the important bubble stage, but even explaining the <strong>poker game theory</strong> behind late registering, post flop play, <strong>poker mindset</strong> issues unique to satellites and how to adjust in <strong>live poker tournaments</strong>. It has everything a texas hold'em player needs to qualify for big poker tournaments like the World Poker Tour, EPT or World Series of Poker.聽</p><br />
Poker Tells Secrets: For Online To Live Play
by , Mr. Westman

Language

English

Pages

10

Publication Date

October 11, 2019

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This will make you very aware of what is going on at the poker table. If, for everyone playing, you observe and adhere to this information. This material will make you more aware of what to look for when reading opponents at the poker table. You can immediately apply these concepts to your game. This is powerful stuff, use it wisely.<br />
The Theory of Poker Applied to No-Limit
by David Sklansky

Language

English

Pages

312

Publication Date

July 10, 2019

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The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky has long been recognized as the foundational book for all of poker no matter what the game, and at the time of this writing is still the best selling book in poker. But that book, while applicable to many aspects of no limit and pot limit poker was originally written mainly with limit games in mind. Now, the most popular form of poker is no-limit hold em.<br />As a result, David felt it was time to write a new book that would methodically address each of the chapters in the original Theory of Poker, summarize them, and then go into lengthy detail as to how the ideas and concepts in those chapters need to be altered, when necessary, to best deal with no-limit and pot-limit games. There are also a number of new Bonus Chapters and Bonus Thoughts with new material specifically targeted toward those big bet games. There s an emphasis on no-limit hold em, (especially small to mid stakes), but the ideas almost always apply to pot-limit Omaha, no-limit single draw deuce-to-seven lowball as well as most other one winner big bet games.<br /><br />As with the original book, The Theory of Poker Applied to No-Limit is not a handbook that tells you how to play specific cards in various situations. (Except for example hands that are sometimes used to make ideas as clear as possible.) Rather it tells you what to think about before making your own decision. It shows your how to combine your knowledge of your opponents, your knowledge of poker math (including, where appropriate, the math known as game theory or GTO ), and astute logic to derive the best play (and its occasional alternatives).<br /><br />There are a few difficult sections that probably need to be read a few times. Most of the book, however, will be easily accessible to intermediate players, especially with the help of the Key Points at the end of most chapters.<br /><br />We at Two Plus Two Publishing LLC are proud to bring you this book, and expect it ll be quickly recognized as one of the most significant poker books in many years.
The Grinder's Manual: A Complete Course in Online No Limit Holdem...
by Peter Clarke

Language

English

Pages

689

Publication Date

May 28, 2016

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The Grinder's Manual is a 540 page highly theoretical textbook in Online No Limit Holdem Cash Games. It contains 80 colourfully illustrated instructive figures and 152 carefully chosen example hands that are analysed in great detail. This Manual is designed to teach all levels from near beginner to seasoned player. The book is very progressive with a steep incline in complexity throughout its 14 chapters.<br /><br />Peter (Carroters) Clarke, who is a very well respected instructor on various poker training sites, has been teaching online poker for the last six years and has finally compiled his knowledge into one huge, but highly structured poker syllabus. The reader will learn the essential skills necessary to succeed in the modern game in 2016 and beyond. From pre-flop opening ranges to game theory based post-flop balanced strategies, The Grinder's Manual covers it all. <br /><br />The Grinder's Manual ensures that the student knows WHY they doing everything that is recommended within. Every recommendation is firmly backed up by poker math, theory, logic, or all of the above.<br /><br />Never before has such a complete and detailed poker text been so easily accessible to the aspiring player. If poker were a university subject, as perhaps it should be, then The Grinder's Manual is the essential reading for the course.

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