If you think poker is another gambling wasteland, then read this book. Some brief introduction to more advanced skills to prompt readers to more advanced readings. While you can use some of these strategies for ring games the book is mostly focused on building a strong foundation during the early rounds of play. Harrington on Hold Em takes you to the part of the game the cameras ignore the tactics required t Poker has taken America by storm. Greg Hill of the website Poker News noted that since Volume 1 does not include some of the more basic information about poker, it potentially discriminates against novice players and therefore could possibly be restricting the book's audience to a more limited audience.
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At the same time, you see why it earned that classic status.
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Harrington divides the book into seven sections, and I'll give you some of the highlights from each:. He shows how to manage your tournament game with all three styles, but also notes that mixing up styles every once in awhile is a solid idea. And it is mostly focused on tournament play, so I guess you'd probably want a more advanced and specialized book for playing ring and cash games. Discussion of the different types of tournaments can be found in this section as well.
For example, how should you play 88 in middle position if you're the first one to enter the pot.
Harrington on Hold 'em: v. 1 Strategic Play
That also hood for playing the hand more slowly. Pot Odds and Hand Analysis — Harrington discusses pot, expressed, and implied odds in this chapter, and also gives tips on how to analyze a hand.
Originally Posted by Abramo Della Luce. Due that the book is out of date it's still a great read and absolutely a must read for a novice tournament player. Dan Harrington is a professional poker player who won the main event at the World Series of Poker. This was a great book to learn about Texas Hold 'em.
These are techniques that top players use again and again to get to make it to final tables around the globe. Must-read for beginners and seasoned players alike Easy to read.
Harrington on Hold'em Book Vol 1 - Strategic Play
I believe anyone can learn to play hold 'em with this book and practice. Greg Hill of the website Poker News noted that since Volume 1 does not include some of the more basic information about poker, it potentially discriminates against novice players and therefore could possibly be restricting the book's audience to a more limited audience. The authors teach the reader how to calculate pot odds which I never knew before which are how much it costs you to be part of a pot.
Views Read Edit View history. Harrington on Hold Em takes you to the part of the game the cameras ignore the tactics required t. I played a lot of poker during my six years in the National Guard. HoH lays out a fairly basic strategy for playing NLHE tournaments that's easy to understand and will improve the performance of most amateur players.
This book explains the game in a simple and easily understandable format. Open Preview See a Problem? With ace-ten, you've slid down the slope, fallen off the cliff, and lie in wreckage at the bottom with hands like ace-five and ace-six. Originally Posted by proud2Bwhack.
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Rereading the books meant my biggest live cash in the World Poker Tour to date: If I have position, I like to let the hand play out more slowly, so that my positional advantage has time to operate. In short, this book is a bible of poker!
Originally Posted by Poker Orifice. If only it were so easy to keep all this stuff in mind when you are actually in a hand! I have read that book. It filled up some of the hurry-up and-wait time.
Good sections about heads up play and hand analysis. Your real decision is a tougher one. Still fondly remembers the soup avatar at Doyle's Room.