Poker is an exciting game, but it can also be unpredictable if you do not know your way around it. People often mistake it to be a game of chance when the skill of the game really lies in what you cannot see. Many beginners make the mistake of thinking that one can play poker with just a sufficient knowledge of the game. This, however, is not true and if you are someone who just started playing poker, these top 3 books will help you understand and excel in the game.
In 2007, Gus Hansen earned his fifth major title when he became the Aussie Millions Champion and won $1.2 million. He outlasted an impressive 747 players in the process. In this book, Hansen reveals in detail about the 300 hands he played on his way to victory. Through this book, you will get a glimpse into the mind of Hansen and see the rationale behind every decision he made.
As a new player, it makes sense that you will most often play it safe in poker. Small or low stakes are where players practice and test the waters and their skill. Which is exactly why this book on Limit Hold’em is a must read for any beginner. This book will teach you the fundamentals of the game and give you the tools you need to win. Even No Limit players will find it helpful.
The first thing to remember when playing poker is that you don’t only play the game but the people as well. To put it simply, poker is also psychological game and you need to develop the skill of knowing how to read and play your opponents. This book by Ed Miller will help you do just that.
Starting your poker journey with these books is one of the best ways you can improve your method and game. But don’t stop at reading because like all other sports out there, poker also requires a lot of practice and patience.
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Donna Amo is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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