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Newbie-Intermediate Reading Material besides PSO - Wed Sep 25, 2013, 12:58 PM
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Hi,

I am fairly new to Poker and was looking for books to read to strengthen my basic and intermediate game. I play lots of other card games so have a good idea of odds but find that I make more mistakes than I think after discovering the odds calculator

I could finish in the top 500 of tournaments more often if I play sensibly so I feel I have a fair understanding of NLHE, or a beginning atleast. I am looking to take this to the next level.

Any pointers are appreciated - books, videos, software..
I wish there were a way to easily guesstimate my skill level to point me in the right direction.


Cheers!

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Wed Sep 25, 2013, 02:22 PM
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Hi
I have found Harrington on Hold 'em very usefull books, Volume one deals with Strategic play.
A very usefull source of poker books and information is available at www.twoplustwo.com

Hope this helps, im sure other members will also be suggesting some books for your consideration.

Goodluck


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Sun Sep 29, 2013, 04:54 PM
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Thanks, I'm a little surprised at the lack of other suggestions but hey ho.


So these 2 for a good starting point for a beginner/intermediate player:

.. are a good start?


Thanks!
 
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Sun Sep 29, 2013, 05:10 PM
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Sun Sep 29, 2013, 11:41 PM
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I don't understand how you can be new to poker, but want to learn intermediate strategy? Either way though, I know a good book for intermediate NLHE 6max. 'Harrington on Online Cash Games; 6-Max No-Limit Hold’em'. It doesn't apply directly to full ring, but you can adjust accordingly I would think. I would strongly recommend it though.

Also, I know there have been a bunch of threads in the past about poker books. Seaching PSO might reveal a lot as well.
 
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Mon Sep 30, 2013, 11:30 AM
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Andrew Seidman - Easy Game Volume I.pdf - No Limit Holdem

Also Volume 2

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Tue Oct 01, 2013, 03:56 PM
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I recommend "every hand revealed" by mr. gus hansen


I will warn you this book will ruin you in the short term but be a benefit in the long term. Does this make sense?
 

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