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Again notice that you can be against a better jack, or that a spade or straight card can beat you.

Not a quick playsrs, but great reference book to brush up on key topics. Poker is a great game because the idiot and the genius can both play together and some days you might not be able to tell which is which As I said in the pros section, the book is like an encyclopedia of information. But short-handed poker is very different. Jul 08, Eric M rated it really liked it.

The book is very informative but the writing style can be cumbersome at times, the authors do elude to that in the opening chapter and warn that the book is based on content and not out to win a pulitzer. To become an expert you must balance many concepts, some of which occasionally contradict each other.

It is a wealth of information that no Texas Hold’em player can afford to ignore.

Perhaps Hold’em Poker is meant to pkayers like a textbook, a very useful textbook I might reiterate. Inthe first edition appeared. Making the correct play on fourth street is important for many reasons, one of which is that the bets are bigger than those on the flop.


The result is a high profit potential for those willing to take the time and study this particular game. The book is a great complement to Theory of Pokera book that emphasizes concepts and theories that can be applied to a variety of games, but lacks practical advice. And, with your best 20 percent, you should usually check-raise on the flop.

Hold’Em Poker for Advanced Players

This one is more specific to live games against competent players. Thus with marginal hands it may be worth raising if you think it will take that raise to get the button to fold.

Sep 07, PlatKat rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Refresh and try again. However, in ordinary play against good plqyers, you should think at least up to the third level.

Hold’Em Poker for Advanced Players by David Sklansky

User Review – Flag as inappropriate This is essential reading for any hold’em player looking to take the next step. Bad players who play too many hands and go too far with their hands are ideal opponents. This is particularly true if you are against one or more players who only understands how to play at a full table. On the other hand, you may discover that your advantage has disappeared and you noldem be happy that you did not put in those extra bets earlier.

However, if criterion one or three is not met you should usually just call except with your best hands, and actually fold some of the weaker hands basically Group 6 that you would have otherwise raised with.


Overall, Hold’em Poker for Advanced Players is one of the advahced books for experienced hold’em players looking to bring their game up to the next level. The trouble with these cards is that if you flop a pair and your hand is best at the moment, virtually any other card that comes can beat you.

Hold’em Poker for Advanced Players by David Sklansky – Review

To do otherwise is the classic ‘weak player’ mistake, and it is the easiest way to tell if an opponent does not understand ;oker game as well as he should. In no-limit tournaments decisions are often made slower and the above advice may not apply in the same fashion.

This occurs when you plan to continue playing only if you hit your hand. The books start by giving players information about which hands to play, and what to do with the hole cards you get. Johndouglass rated it really liked it Feb 25, One should not always base decisions purely on mathematics because other players can recognize this and take advantage of your predictability.

However, they fail cavid understand that you can bet as a semi-bluff. Hold’em Poker for Advanced Players, of course, is no different.

Playing in Loose Games. Players in this category are referred to as ‘weak tight.