Top 100 poker books, places 51 to 60 reviews books with topics on cash games, sit-n-go’s, and tournaments. Learn how to improve your Texas Holdem game today.

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Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Expanded Edition

51. Tournament Poker for Advanced Players: Expanded Edition

by David Sklansky
$29.95

Tournament poker is different from standard ring game poker. There are many differences in strategy that are even unknown to many experienced cash game players. Some players excel at tournament poker while other fail completely. This is not luck: It is no coincidence that the same players make it to final tables far more than their fair share. This book explains tournament strategies that only a small number of players have mastered. Some of the ideas include the effect of going broke, the Gap Concept, how chips change value, adjusting strategy to rising stakes, all-in strategy, final table play, making deals, the “System,” focusing on weaker opponents, unusual plays with aces and kings, moving in against the blind, and much more.

How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker

52. How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker

by Haseeb Qureshi
$19.88

In this groundbreaking book, you are taken on a journey of rediscovering the game of poker from the inside out. Explores the depths of strategy, psychology, and philosophy within poker, and learn a uniquely scientific perspective on approaching the game. This game-changing book is a must-read for anyone serious about poker.

Quantum Poker: Summing Up Everything You will Ever Need to Know About Poker

53. Quantum Poker: Summing Up Everything You will Ever Need to Know About Poker

by Derric Haynie
$24.99

Quantum Poker completely and correctly defines how to make the best in-game decisions by employing new methods. This book combines basic and advanced concept in a unified theory of poker. It replaces the common poker term “EV” – Expected Value – with a more accurate term, AEV – Average Enumerated Value. The book is designed to help you improve your overall game. From hand range and combinatorial analysis to equity distribution by street, you will learn the necessary tools to be the best poker player that you can be.

The Poker Mindset: Essential Attitudes for Poker Success

54. The Poker Mindset: Essential Attitudes for Poker Success

by Matthew Hilger, Ian Taylor
$24.95

The Poker Mindset is one of the most popular poker books of all-time. It covers seven core attitudes and concepts that ensure you have the optimal emotional, psychological, and behavioral framework for playing superior poker. It explores vital topics that most poker books only touch upon such as

  • Tilt: What it is, why and when you are most prone to it, and how you can avoid it.
  • Bankroll: A complete examination of bankroll management from a technical, but more importantly, from a psychological and emotional viewpoint.
  • Opponents: How to determine your competitors’ mental and emotional processes so that you can dominate, out-think and out play them.
  • Downswings: Every poker player experiences them, but you will truly understand and be armed against low ebbs when they occur.
  • Bad Beats: The Poker Mindset will enable you to overcome the trauma of bad beats and losing big pots.

The Poker Mindset may be the most valuable poker book you will ever read. Embrace its concepts and you can overcome obstacles that are limiting your success at the table.

Ace on the River: An Advanced Poker Guide

55. Ace on the River: An Advanced Poker Guide

by Barry Greenstein, Doyle Brunson
$25.00

This book aims to improve the play of everyone from beginners to skilled professionals. A unique play-by-play section will challenge readers to think beyond simple starting hand selection and make better decisions on other streets. It addresses elements of the game that are unfamiliar to many players. Included are chapters on the poker society, money management, family matters, and even sex. This compilation of philosophies and real table scenarios provides a rare chance to see the poker world through the eyes of someone who lives it.

Donkey Poker: Crushing Low-Stakes Live NLH

56. Donkey Poker: Crushing Low-Stakes Live NLH

by Steve Selbrede
$30.00

Donkey Poker teaches you how to win at the low-stakes of Texas No-Limit Holdem games you find in Las Vegas. These “Donkey Games” have to be played differently than high-stakes live games or even low-stakes online games. Donkey Games are filled with players who make the same mistakes over and over again and who are very exploitable. This book teaches a small-ball brand of exploitive and low-variance poker and why you should do it.

Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker

57. Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion’s World Series of Poker

by James McManus
$18.00

Harper’s Magazine sent James McManus to Las Vegas to cover the World Series of Poker. When McManus arrived, he risked his entire advance in an attempt to play in the tournament himself. Positively Fifth Street is a high-stakes adventure and a terrifying but often hilarious account of one man’s effort to understand what Edward O. Wilson has called “Pleistocene exigencies”–the eros and logistics of our competitive instincts.

Ship It Holla Ballas!: How a Bunch of 19-Year-Old College Dropouts Used the Internet to Become Poker's Loudest, Craziest, and Richest Crew

58. Ship It Holla Ballas!: How a Bunch of 19-Year-Old College Dropouts Used the Internet to Become Poker’s Loudest, Craziest, and Richest Crew

by Jonathan Grotenstein, Storms Reback
$15.99

The Ship It Holla Ballas were one of the most successful cards crew. They communicated through message boards and online chats, comparing hands, sharing advice, and working together to develop new strategies. Emerging from dorm rooms and basements they joined up in Vegas and won tens of millions of dollars. Along the way, they did what any red-blooded teenagers with mountains of cash and no responsibilities would do: partied like rock stars, transforming themselves from Internet nerds with zero life skills into legends. This is the twisted and incredible true story of the rise and fall of Internet poker, seen through the eyes of its most unlikely stars: teenage college dropouts, united by social media, who bluffed their way to the top of the game.

The Poker Tournament Formula

59. The Poker Tournament Formula

by Arnold Snyder
$19.95

This is one of the first books to provide winning strategies for Texas No-Limit Holdem tournaments with small buy-ins such as $100 or less. The strategies are similar to the big-money games, The important factors such as hand value, position, aggression, and others, and speed of play cause a radical change of strategy. Snyder recounts his experience with these methods at a win rate of almost 300% and gives readers specific strategies for winning the big money available in prizes at the hundreds of small buy-in.

Play Poker Like the Pros

60. Play Poker Like the Pros

by Phil Hellmuth
$15.99

Phil Hellmuth demonstrates how to play and win, even if you have never picked up a deck of cards. The modern games of poker covers tested strategies to beat any type of player including:

  • The Jackal (crazy and unpredictable)
  • The Elephant (plays too many hands)
  • The Mouse (plays very conservatively)
  • The Lion (skilled and tough to beat)

Begins by laying out the rules and set-up of each game and then move on to easy-to-follow basic and advanced strategies. Learn which hands to play, when to bluff, when to raise, and when to fold. Train how to read other players and how to stay cool under pressure. There are also special chapters on how to beat online poker games and an inside look at tournament play.

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