Below, you can find some excellent resources on the game of poker. These books are extremely informative, and will increase your odds in casinos wherever you go. You can order these books from your local bookstore, or from the online bookstore site of your choice.
Poker For Dummies
From novices to advanced players, everyone who’s ever played poker or wanted to will benefit from this jackpot of advice from two poker experts. Strategies that turn ordinary players into winners, tips on bluffing, developing a “poker face,” other players, remembering cards, betting strategies: how to bet wisely and responsibly, and more. By Lou Krieger and Richard D. Harroch.
Thursday-Night Poker : How to Understand, Enjoy – And Win
How often do you play poker? Do you play for fun or to make money? How high are the stakes of your games? If you play semiserious poker on a weekly basis in a standing game for more than laundry money, this is the book for you. Intended for the serious biweekly or monthly player, this gaming guide devotes chapters to calculating probabilities, estimating odds, bluffing and being bluffed, reading your opponents’ down cards, and more. Virtually everyone will learn from this clearly written, fully illustrated instructional book. By Peter O. Steiner.
The Rules of Neighborhood Poker According to Hoyle
Here’s a chance to learn the 200 real rules of poker, including descriptions of the characters, the right food (pizza, cold cuts) and the wrong food to serve; betting strategies that keep the player from losing to much too early; dealing, talking; and the dos and don’ts of a minimal standard of behavior. By Stewart Wolpin.
Caro’s Fundamental Secrets of Winning Poker
The world’s foremost poker theoretician presents the essential strategies and secret winning plays of poker. Players learn how to adjust their play to win more from weak players, how to equalize stronger players, and how one should bluff a bluffer. With selected tips on all forms of poker, this all-around poker book also illustrates seldom-analyzed strategies. By Mike Caro.
Poker: One Hundred and One Ways to Win
Becoming a successful (i.e. A consistent winner on an annual basis) poker player requires a huge amount of skill. This book will help you develop those skills. For instance, did you know that your toughest opponent is you? Do you have survival techniques in place to prevail during a long session of bad cards? Is your skill at reading opponents in top shape? Do you know the best way to cope with a check raise? Are you as good a player as you think you are? These, and many other questions, are dealt with in this authoritative book. By Andy Nelson.
Poker : A Winner’s Guide
Whether it’s a serious trip to the casinos or a Friday night game with friends, poker players can rely on this easy-to-follow guide for everything they need to know, from the basics to the finer points of the game. The rules for Stud, Draw, High/Low, Hold ‘Em, plus variations on all the games are covered, plus a wealth of skills needed for each. Special section on how to win at tournaments. By Andy Nelson.
The Theory of Poker
This book 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 intorduces you to the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how the theorem should affect your play. 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 player. 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. In many ways, this is probably the best book ever written on poker. By David Sklansky.