Everybody will tell you that reading poker books is very useful if you have already decided to play this amazing card game. These books are very important because of the knowledge that they give us. Nowadays, Internet can replace everything, but reading poker-related books is still a key part of your preparation for participating in tournament events.
Playing poker is very exciting, but if you want to become a winning poker player you should read a lot of books – they will surely help you improve your play.
Every professional poker player remembers the first poker book he has read. When you are a newbie and have started reading books, you think that you can’t remember all the information in it, but it is not true at all. The best thing you can do is apply all the knowledge you have collected after reading a book. You should start analyzing what you’ve read and practice it immediately. It is a good idea for you to stay in front of the computer and play online poker with a book in your hands.
When you are a beginner and you are in difficult situation while playing poker, you could look through a book and find the needed answers. So it is better to start playing online poker, because no one at a real poker table will wait for you to browse a book. Remember that the book, which are dedicated to a particular part of poker gaming – for example poker strategy or rules or tips, are more useful, than just one book explaining all that.
Gambling Theory and Other Topics is the book that will explain you the mathematics of gambling, bankroll fluctuation and calculating pot odds. The author – Mason Malmuth is famous with his detailed and useful poker books. If you are a fan of David Sklansky and his articles, you can find them all in Poker, Gaming & Life. Awarded with ‘the best poker dealer training book’ prize, Professional Poker Dealer’s Handbook by Dan Paymar, Donna Harris and Mason Malmuth will be very useful for you if you want to learn something more about the dealing in the game of poker. This book will establish a standard in the industry, will assure all readers that poker will continue to grow and prosper in the future.
As the best book, dedicated to the poker theory, is defined The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky. The book puts you inside the talent of the greatest poker players in the world. It will teach you the most important things you should know when you play poker. The book will describe you the process of becoming an advanced poker player and will give you some important advices you should follow. Another David Sklansky’s book became very famous and took the prize for the best tournament poker book – it is Tournament Poker for Advanced Players. This is the first ever written book about tournament tactics, which a small number of players have used. Here you will be introduces all-in strategy, how to make deals, how to play at the final table and much more.
There is one great thing that will help you improve your play when you gamble online. No matter how detailed are the online poker rooms’ explanations, you will need to read books in order to become a successful player. Remember that reading more poker books will train your mind, improve you skills and give you the needed knowledge to participate in poker tournaments.