The Theory of Poker has ratings and 67 reviews. Stephen said: to stars. In my opinion, the single best book ever written on practical poker. Review of The Theory of Poker, written by David Sklansky. Kings up is a fairly good hand but not a great hand, and you’d like to get everybody out so they. The Theory of Poker. Ву. David Sklansky Chapter Three: The Fundamental Theorem of Poker 17 .. book Sklansky on Poker Theory, written by David Sklansky and . poker champion, has said he’d bust his own grandmother if she was in.

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Please discuss this issue on the article’s talk page. You are not a poker player until you understand what Sklansky has to say. If yes, then is it still profitable to make or call a d.skpansky on the flop, planning to fold if the turn is not a good card for you?

Stu called off a gut shot with less than 3-to-1 immediate pot odds but This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat April 24th,3: It is not light reading, more like a textbook, a beginning textbook on poker.

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Implied Odds and Reverse Implied Odds. In order to have the aforementioned discussion about odds ratios you have to know what the probability of various things happening are. Chances of making a hand improve greatly with the number of cards to come, but the odds a player is getting from the pot worsen.


I posted a thread asking for recommendations for books and how it helped people. Well, we have 3 possible po,er. The guy looks like a dork but knows his stuff.

Which is fine, because in every case, the theory applies whatever type of game you are playing, but be aware this is not a book specifically about hold’em. Jan 22, James rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The general advice of these books is to only play premium hands which is great advice for a novice, but not pker long term solution to winning money.

I have not read the book yet, I’m going to look for it and I’ll read it.

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Stu hit his 3 for a straight busted Doyle’s 2 pair to win the tourney. Jun 20, David rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I know it was still being used widely as a resource when the poker boom kicked off fifteen years ago or so; Kenny Hallaert pojer it when I interviewed him earlier this fall, saying it might still be useful for beginner players.

I often find myself playing too quick because I’m scared to run out of time. The most perfect book written on poker theory.

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A good player pkoer the discipline to release a hand judged to be second-best. And I think it’s time for me to visit my local library for some extra knowledge. With better tgeory because “trickiness” is required to confuse them In early cheap rounds of betting because when the pot grows large players both good and bad are less likely to fold When less players are in the pot because multi-way action is more risk and less value getting outdrawn Protecting small pots is expensive especially with a marginal pokeg because to win them a larger bet is necessary.


Go back to the awesome Texas Hold’em Strategy. Loosen up your starting hand requirements because: The most important idea is just to be aware of the theorem and try your best to follow it as closely as possible by analysing your opponents’ plays and reading them as best as you can. Apr 11, Justin Yeary rated it it was amazing Shelves: Check raising and slowplaying are two ways of playing a strong hand weakly to trap your opponents and win more money from them.


Page 1 of 3 Use the arrow to the right to read the next 2 page d.dklansky. It is the TOTAL amount in the pot thus the current pot odds you are getting to take the action that matters, not what YOU personally have contributed into the pot.

Every time you play a hand differently from the way you would have played it if you could see all your opponents’ cards, they gain; and every time you play your hand the same way dsklansky would have played it if you could see all their cards, they lose.