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Excelling at Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games is a must-have if you have ambitions to move up the stakes. Renowned poker player and leading coach Jonathan Little brings together ten No-Limit experts to provide cutting-edge information for the keen student.

All the authors are established coaches for, the prominent backing company that features an immense private training site for backees. Pocarr has helped numerous players climb the poker ladder and succeed at the highest levels in events such as the WCOOP (World Championship of Online Poker) and SCOOP (Spring Championship of Online Poker).

Success beyond the lower stakes demands a highly specific skill set. Excelling at Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games will show you how to develop this so you can rise to the top of the game.

Topics include:

  • Quick tips for beating the low stakes games
  • Adjusting your preflop strategy
  • When to c-bet (continuation bet)
  • How to defend against c-bets
  • Navigating multi-way pots
  • Basic ICM (Independent Chip Model) and advanced ICM
  • Medium stacked final table strategies
  • Strategies to crush live poker

Excelling at Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games is the essential guide for anyone who is serious about wanting to succeed at the high stakes and make a significant income from poker.


Jonathan Little

Alex ‘msusyr24’ Carr

Alexandre ‘Cavalito’ Mantovani

Ben ‘BennyBills’ Shuster

Bert ‘girafganger7’ Stevens

Jon ‘apestyles’ Van Fleet

Luiz ‘AcePheres’ Feres

Mat ‘AussieStar’ Brown

Richard ‘ChipsFool’ Hoadley

Rob Tinnion

Vlada ‘Vlada2108’ Stojanović

“If you’re someone like me, who loves the theoretical side of poker but doesn’t get to play as much as you’d like, this book is perfect. It smartly covers how to implement both GTO and exploitative strategies in thorny spots that come up all the time but haven’t gotten much attention from other books. I can already think of tons of hands where it’s going to win me extra chips.”

Nate Silver, Founder of and New York Times Bestselling Author of The Signal and the Noise.

Jonathan Little continues to offer up the best poker advice in the business for both part time poker hobbyists and seasoned professionals. Excelling at Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games is a must read for anyone who takes their poker game seriously.

Card Player magazine

Jonathan Little collaborating with Jon Van Fleet (Apestyles online) makes this book a must-purchase if you want to work on your game. This book touches on a number of topics that are at the forefront of the poker world today such as the heavily popular PKO bounty tournaments and making adjustments from GTO play in order to exploit your opponents. A vast array of subjects are covered in the book which will help even an already serious poker player improve their game.

Chris Moorman, Professional Poker Player

Let’s face it, no-limit hold’em isn’t the same game many of us learned in the Mid-2000s. It’s evolved considerably and players have gotten better. As a result, the games are tougher. In order to compete nowadays, you must evolve with it. In Excelling at Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games, Jonathan Little and his assembled experts will not only bring you up to speed on today’s game, but they will also help you stay a step ahead of the competition.

Chad Holloway,

This book is a worthy investment of time and money for poker players of any level. I found chapters 7, 10, 13, and 14 to be especially informative. Thank you.

Brandon Adams, Professional Poker Player, Harvard Lecturer, and Author of Personal Organization for Degenerates

Jonathan Little is a phenomenal coach. I’ve learned so much from listening to him over the years–and I’m excited to read his latest guide to strategy. It’s going straight on my shelf the moment it’s released.

Maria Konnikova, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Biggest Bluff, The Confidence Game, and Mastermind

Jonathan Little is one of the world’s premier poker coaches. A highly accomplished player himself, he has a unique knack for being able to transmit poker strategies –– no-limit hold’em tournament strategy in particular –– in an easy-to-understand way that has attracted thousands of students worldwide. Moreover, Little is an excellent judge of talent as far as knowing which professional poker players possess the various types of qualifications and expertise needed to teach students. He’s assembled one hell of a line up for Excelling at Tough No-Limit Hold’em Games and it’s clear that anyone who picks up this book will benefit greatly from the instruction and lessons Little and his co-authors impart.

Robbie Strazynski, Founder of