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7/9/12 1:10 PM
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TSMontana
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Anyone have any opinions of Gordon's Little Gold Book?
7/9/12 3:30 PM
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TSMontana - Anyone have any opinions of Gordon's Little Gold Book?
Not very good. Maybe ok as an introduction to math/range based play, or the general approach an online player takes vs a live one, but I think Dynamic Full Ring poker does that, plus a whole lot more. Phone Post
7/9/12 3:55 PM
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TSMontana - Anyone have any opinions of Gordon's Little Gold Book?
Not very good. Maybe ok as an introduction to math/range based play, or the general approach an online player takes vs a live one, but I think Dynamic Full Ring poker does that, plus a whole lot more. Phone Post

Thanks for the recommendation, Andreh. I stopped playing a few years ago before Black Friday (hit brickwall in my understanding of the game, and it wasn't enjoyable anymore), and caught the "bug" again after getting invited to a casual home game (live in US, so it's gonna be harder not living near a casino). Gordon's work was the only one that helped me understand the game with concepts I could remember in the heat of the battle (Sklansky and Harrington were just too dry and complex for me to remember by reflex), but from what I understand, the game kinda passed him by when the ultra-aggressive style started dominating games.
7/23/12 9:42 PM
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Jonathan Little's Secrets of professional tournament poker1 and 2

Excellent books
9/11/12 11:00 PM
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5/10/13 7:00 PM
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I used to play a fairly regularly, strictly nlhe on pokerstars, 5-30 range about 7,8 years ago. Usually made money playing causually, and took down a couple of nice 5k plus winnings on MTTs. Kind of fell away from playing and have recently started again and fuck me its a different world. Im just about breaking even, playing predominantly 7 and 15 3 table sng's.

Bearing in mind my game types what books would you guys recommend?

 

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5/12/13 11:02 AM
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Ttt for recommendations Phone Post 3.0
5/12/13 12:10 PM
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random_muppett -

I used to play a fairly regularly, strictly nlhe on pokerstars, 5-30 range about 7,8 years ago. Usually made money playing causually, and took down a couple of nice 5k plus winnings on MTTs. Kind of fell away from playing and have recently started again and fuck me its a different world. Im just about breaking even, playing predominantly 7 and 15 3 table sng's.

Bearing in mind my game types what books would you guys recommend?

 

Cheers

I don't think books can keep up with the online game at this point. I think that if you are trying to use poker (online) to make money you have to join a training site or be a regular on 2 2 for information. Books won't cut it for anything beyond the basics, IMO. Phone Post 3.0
5/15/13 6:22 AM
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9/22/13 9:13 PM
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The Mathematics of Poker

The Intelligent Poker Player

These 2 books will help quite a bit, but you need to have a very good of understanding of poker already to get much out of them.

With SNG's, you really need to know the math in and out and at least be aware of GTO if not apply it to your own game.

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I'm not really a book person. I have Super System and Harrington's books. To be honest, I find the best way to learn is to just play a lot of hands. Books are good to get you started, but after that I think you'll learn better by playing.

I do like the Deuces Cracked videos - they helped me a lot with online play. Also like watching pros play who analyse their hands as they play it. Jason Sommerville's Run it Up series is great for this, as you get to see his thought processes in each hand.

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