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Newbie-Intermediate Reading Material besides PSO - Wed Sep 25, 2013, 12:58 PM
IBStryp's Avatar
Since: Sep 2013
Posts: 49

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.


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Wed Sep 25, 2013, 02:22 PM
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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.


Sun Sep 29, 2013, 04:54 PM
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Since: Sep 2013
Posts: 49
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?

Sun Sep 29, 2013, 05:10 PM
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Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time (vol 1, 2 and 3)


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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.
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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