Other Poker Variants
Books here include variants including all mixed games (stud, lowball, draw, split-pot etc.) and limit hold’em.
Love poker but looking for a change from endless No-Limit Hold’em?
Take up mixed games!
Mixed games are becoming more and more popular. The World Series of Poker features events such as Omaha 8-or-Better, Deuce to Seven Triple Draw, Razz, Stud High and Stud 8-or-Better – all of which are covered in detail in this book. There are also formats such as Dealer’s Choice, H.O.R.S.E., and 8-game, which require expertise in many of these games.
Dylan Linde is a professional poker player and mixed games expert. In Mastering Mixed Games he gives a thorough introduction to each variant, explaining the rules and basic strategy before moving on to discuss advanced concepts. With this book you will specifically learn:
solid pre-flop ranges and hand strategies
how to apply generic concepts to each individual game
how to recognise and exploit your opponents’ tendencies
The basic themes of poker apply to all games and learning a new variant is, essentially, just understanding how to value new ranges in a new game.
Mastering Mixed Games will enable you to join the whole new generation of players who are exploring the weird and wonderful world of mixed game poker.
Five years ago Internet Poker barely existed. Now, a poker revolution has occurred and at any given moment tens of thousands of players are playing poker for real money from their own homes. There are dozens of sites offering hundreds of different games. Whether you want to play for big stakes, modest stakes or just for fun money, you can log on and find a suitable live game within seconds.
There are many variants of Poker but Limit Hold’em is the game. Approximately 75% of on-line players are playing Limit Hold’em. If you want to join them, then this is the book for you.
Most people have a rough idea how to play poker, but the Beginners Guide to Limit Hold’em assumes no prior knowledge and builds from the absolute basics. Experienced author and successful on-line poker player Byron Jacobs provides newcomers to the game with a thorough grounding in the rules and the basic principles.
The Beginners Guide to Limit Hold’em deals with every aspect of playing limit hold’em on-line including the rules, etiquette, basic strategy, bankroll management and site and game selection. Poker is a fun game, but it is more fun when you win. This book will provide you with sufficient knowledge to commence your poker career as a winning player at small stakes games.
Learn Limit Hold’em from scratch or brush up on the basics
Extensive hints and tips make key advice easy to remember
Numerous problems allow you to guage your understanding of key ideas
“Terry and Lawrence bring style and new insight to the shorthanded game. Their book is a must for any ‘killer’ poker player.”
John Vorhaus, Author of the Killer Poker series.
Short-handed games are extremely profitable and fun to play. Terry Borer and Lawrence Mak - two short-handed experts, and Barry Tanenbaum - one of America’s top poker coaches, will teach you how to dominate the short-handed tables, both live and on-line.
You will learn:
How to optimize your strategies for 6-handed, 3-handed, and even heads-up play.
How to play every street at an expert level.
How to select your site, limit and seat for maximum profit.
How to master the mental game and cope with the swings of short-handed play.
How to exploit bonuses and get the most rakeback for your time.
How to use poker software and statistics to maximize your profits.
By carefully studying the 245 quiz questions and examples in this book you will improve your game and be able to dominate and control your table.
Terry and Lawrence have won hundreds of thousands of dollars playing on-line - exclusively in short-handed cash games. They have also consulted for an online gambling and poker website. Now they pass on their knowledge to you.
Barry, author of Advanced Limit Hold’em Strategy and regular Card Player columnist, has been a full time professional for many years and is widely acknowledged as a top poker coach and teacher.
There are numerous variants of Poker but the most popular, both in cardrooms and on-line, is Limit Hold ‘em. There are literally thousands of tables permanently available on-line and anyone who wants a game can play anywhere in the world at any time.
This book will be of tremendous value to anyone who has some experience of Limit Hold’Em and is looking to improve their understanding of this exciting game. The material is presented in a novel test-yourself format, which simulates live action play by inviting the reader to consider the best course of action at each stage of a hand. All features of the game are discussed within the hands and readers can assess their understanding by comparing their decisions with those of the experts.
Limit Hold’em is the most popular form of Poker
Highly entertaining and instructive test-yourself format
Ideal primer for both on-line and live action players
Every time you call when you should fold, you’re giving away money. Every time you fold when you should call, you’re giving away money.
In this innovative book Rolf Slotboom and Dew Mason provide a comprehensive guide to playing drawing hands after the flop in hold’em. Their methodical approach to playing on the come. will provide you with a thorough grounding in post-flop play, enabling you to make the correct decisions in determining whether or not you should remain in the hand.
Hold’em on the Come answers such key limit hold’em questions as:
What should I do with a flush or straight draw?
How should I play with unimproved overcards?
How do I count outs, and what are the criteria for counting them as full outs?
What is the impact of the size of the pot on your decision?
All leading to this all-important question:
Do I belong in the pot or not?
The authors provide you with an in-depth analysis of drawing hands, leading to a simple but effective system that at all stages will help you see where you’re at, which in turn should help your overall results tremendously.