Books on No Limit Texas Hold'em

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    My 50 Worst Hands

    By: Doyle Brunson

    Sit side-by-side with Doyle Brunson, the greatest poker player in the world, as he works his way through some of his worst-played—or at least ones that didn’t work out—hands in his illustrious 50-year career. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a legend’s worst hands and mistakes, with hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line, proving that even a two-time world champion makes the wrong moves sometimes. For no-limit hold’em fans, this is a treasure trove of how-to advice from the man who is synonymous with hold’em. Doyle goes through decisive and key hands in his career, talking about the size of the pot, the tournament, the game, the players, and every detail of the situation. He explains why he made the moves he made and what you should learn from his decisions. Every poker player at every level can benefit from Doyle’s wisdom and experience. Doyle brings you into the drama of the moment, making this how-to book as entertaining as it is helpful, especially when combined with its companion book, My 50 Best Hands.


    No Limit Hold ’em

    By: David Sklansky, Ed Miller
    Subtitle: Theory and Practice

    The book provides an in-depth exploration of no-limit hold’em strategy and aims to teach players how expert players think about the game. Mastering the key concepts can provide a significant edge over typical opponents.


    The No-Limit Holdem Workbook

    By: Tri Nguyen, Tom Marchese
    Subtitle: Exploiting Regulars

    Tom Marchese and Tri Nguyen, self-made poker millionaires, present The NL Workbook, a comprehensive guide to advanced no-limit strategies that have helped them and many other professional poker players win millions of dollars and improve their winrates across various game types. The book covers over 50 proven tactics, including hand range assessment, aggressive play, small pocket pair strategy, overbetting, and range balancing, all designed to help you crush the regulars at your table without requiring advanced math or a high IQ.


    Harrington on Hold ’em

    By: Dan Harrington
    Subtitle: Expert Strategies for No-Limit Tournaments, Volume III: The Workbook

    In this workbook, you’ll find a series of problems designed by Dan Harrington to evaluate your understanding of the principles outlined in the first two volumes. A significant portion of these problems zeroes in on a crucial aspect that often challenges aspiring players: strategies for post-flop play.

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    Harrington on Hold ’em

    By: Dan Harrington
    Subtitle: Expert Strategy for No-Limit Tournaments, Volume I: Strategic Play

    Harrington on Hold ’em is the definitive guide to tournament no-limit Texas hold ’em poker. In this first volume of the series, poker legend Dan Harrington reveals his expert strategies for the early and middle stages of tournaments, covering topics such as hand selection, betting patterns, bluffing, pot odds, playing styles, and reading opponents. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, Harrington’s lucid insights and real-world examples will help you navigate the subtle complexities of no-limit hold ’em and give you the edge you need to win. This is a must-read for any serious student of tournament poker.

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    The Game Plan

    By: Matt Matros
    Subtitle: How Casual Players Become Threats in No Limit Hold ’Em Tournaments

    The Game Plan distills the most crucial strategic concepts of poker into an accessible guide that any player can follow. Designed for home game enthusiasts and amateurs, it promises significant improvements in tournament play within weeks or even days. Alongside essential rules, the book features 14 hands from Matt’s World Series of Poker Main Event history, demonstrating how The Game Plan would have approached each scenario. This book provides readers with the fastest path to mastering poker.

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    World Poker Tour

    By: Erick Lindgren
    Subtitle: Making the Final Table

    This book, featuring contributions from other World Poker Tour stars, provides advanced poker strategies and insights for modern players. The World Poker Tour’s popularity has led to a surge in amateur players entering No-Limit Hold’em Tournaments, making old conservative slow play strategies ineffective. Only aggressive players like Lindgren make it to the final tables, and in this book, he reveals what it takes to be the last one standing. This book is ideal for World Poker Tour fans and those inspired by Australian poker champion Joe Hachem’s recent $10 million win. Lindgren himself has won nearly $2 million on the World Poker Tour, including two first-place finishes. The World Poker Tour television series has transformed televised poker with expert analysis, varied camera angles, and close-ups of the players’ hole cards, creating a new form of high-stakes entertainment.

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    Excelling at No-Limit Hold’em

    By: Jonathan Little
    Subtitle: Leading poker experts discuss how to study, play and master NLHE

    18 of the world’s top no-limit experts, including big names like Phil Hellmuth, Chris Moneymaker, Mike Sexton, and Jared Tendler explore every facet of the game in depth. Part 1 focuses on strategies such as mastering the basics, satellite play, lower-buy in events, reading tells, and advancing in stakes. Part 2 provides a comprehensive technical dissection of the game, covering range analysis, optimal game theory play, short stack strategies, value betting, and final table play. Part 3 addresses the psychological aspects of the game, including mental toughness and understanding tilt, which are as crucial as the technical skills. Excelling at No-Limit Hold’em is a comprehensive guide for anyone serious about improving their poker game.


    Easy Game

    By: Andrew Seidman
    Subtitle: Making Sense of No Limit Hold'Em 3rd Edition - Adaptations

    Professional poker player, coach, and theorist, Andrew “BalugaWhale” Seidman from Portland, Oregon, has won hundreds of thousands of dollars online. He is also an established author, known for his articles and e-book, Easy Game.


    Quantum Poker

    By: Derric Haynie

    Quantum Poker is the premier poker strategy guide that accurately defines optimal in-game decisions using innovative methods. This book integrates basic and advanced concepts into The Unified Theory of Poker replacing the standard poker term Expected Value, with a more precise term,  Average Enumerated Value. Although most examples are in NLHE, Quantum Poker is uniquely crafted to enhance your overall game. It covers everything from hand range and combinatorial analysis to equity distribution by street, equipping you with the essential tools to maximize your poker potential.

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    The Poker Tournament Formula

    By: Arnold Snyder

    The Poker Tournament Formula explores the intricacies of poker strategy with a focus, on no limit Texas Hold’em tournaments. Snyder, a seasoned poker pro and expert in gambling shares insights and tactics to excel in the world of tournament play. The book covers a range of aspects such as hand selection at the beginning strategic positioning during gameplay understanding pot odds and implied odds as well as reading opponents effectively. What sets this book apart is its approach to strategy – highlighting the significance of assertiveness and chip accumulation. With its guidance The Poker Tournament Formula equips players with the tools they need to enhance their skills and maximize their chances of success, in both events and international competitions.

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    Texas Hold’em Odds and Probabilities

    By: Matthew Hilger
    Subtitle: Limit, No-Limit, and Tournament Strategies

    Every single decision you make at the poker table is in some way related to odds and probabilities. Whether you are deciding to bet, call, fold, raise, or even bluff, odds and probabilities are an integral part of the decision-making process.

    – How often does each starting hand win against a specific hand or random hand?
    – What are the odds of your opponent holding a pocket pair when he raises?
    – What is the probability that an over-card will flop when you hold JJ?
    – How do you determine if drawing is profitable or not?

    This book covers all forms of the game, including limit, no-limit, and tournament situations. It does more than just show you how to calculate the odds – more importantly, the focus is on how to apply odds to make better decisions. Hilger’s approach shows that you do not need to be a math wiz to be successful in poker. Simple concepts and strategies that anyone can learn will have you matching wits with the top players in no time. Some of the topics include: raising draws for value, backdoor draws, facing all-in decisions before the flop, protecting your hand, the impact of stack sizes, and much more. In addition, the most comprehensive collection of Texas Hold’em charts and statistics ever put in print is provided as reference.


    Exploitive No Limit Holdem

    By: Paul Ratchford
    Subtitle: An Expert's Insight on How to Become a Winning Poker Player

    Unlock the secrets behind Paul Ratchford’s incredible winrate as he shares his unique ideology and, more importantly, demonstrates how to apply these strategies to enhance your own performance. This book is packed with real-world examples and practical applications, but its primary goal is to deepen your understanding of No-Limit Hold’em (NLHE). By the end, you’ll be equipped to continue growing and adapting as a player long after you’ve turned the final page.

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    The Poker Blueprint

    By: Tri Nguyen
    Subtitle: Advanced Strategies for Crushing Micro & Small Stakes NL

    – Mastering the art of winning pots without strong hands
    – A simple yet effective tactic to overpower your opponents found
    – A minor tweak to boost your win-rate, detailed
    – Instantly become the top player at your table
    – Strategies for successful bluffing and earning big rewards
    – Managing downswings calmly, explained
    – Quick odds calculation methods
    – Tri’s journey to becoming a poker millionaire

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    Poker Wizards

    By: Warwick Dunnett
    Subtitle: Strategy From The World's Great Hold'em Poker Players

    The ultimate guide for mastering no-limit hold’em tournaments, crafted by a prestigious lineup of champions and superstars. Drawing inspiration from the iconic Super System, this exclusive collection unveils the strategies, insights, and tactics employed by the best in the game. With invaluable advice from players who have individually amassed millions in tournament earnings and collectively secured over 20 WSOP bracelets, two main event championships, 100 major titles, and $50 million in winnings, this book is a treasure trove for serious players. Featuring renowned names like Daniel Negreanu, Dan Harrington, Marcel Luske, Kathy Liebert, Mike Sexton, Mel Judah, Marc Salem, T.J. Cloutier, and Chris “Jesus” Ferguson, it’s an essential read for aspiring pros and future WSOP champions alike.

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    Winning Strategies for No-Limit Hold’em

    By: Nick Christenson

    This book enhances the reader’s understanding of no-limit hold’em by focusing on a few key themes, rather than providing a simplistic and familiar approach to the basics. It covers the importance of planning ahead in no-limit hold’em, when and why to switch between an optimal and exploitive strategy, understanding the differences between deep-stacked and short-stacked play, and offers the most comprehensive examination of no-limit bet sizing to ever appear in print.

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    Expert Heads Up No Limit Hold’em, Volume 2

    By: Will Tipton
    Subtitle: Strategies for Multiple Streets

    In the highly anticipated sequel to the groundbreaking Expert Heads Up No Limit Hold’Em, Volume 1, Will Tipton takes readers on a captivating journey through the intricate world of early street play. Building upon the foundational concepts of equilibrium and balanced play introduced in Volume 1, this book equips players with the tools necessary to navigate the complex strategic landscape of multi-street situations. Through meticulous analysis and clear explanations, Tipton illuminates the interplay between savvy opponents’ strategies, enabling readers to develop and execute pseudo-optimal and exploitative approaches across the flop, turn, and pre-flop streets. Expert Heads Up No Limit Hold’Em, Volume 2 is a must-read for serious players seeking to elevate their game and dominate the competition.

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    Expert Heads Up No Limit Hold’em, Volume 1

    By: Will Tipton
    Subtitle: Optimal and Exploitative Strategies

    Many poker books claim to offer quick paths to success, with titles like “Crush the online games” or boasting about earning millions through poker, suggesting that mastering the game is a breeze. However, these assertions are far from the truth. Mastering poker demands significant intellectual effort and is anything but simple. Expert Heads Up No Limit Hold ’em stands out by offering a structured approach to understanding the game, thanks to Will Tipton, a PhD candidate at Cornell University. Tipton introduces the use of decision trees for navigating complex poker scenarios, starting from basic pre-flop situations to more advanced topics like balance and optimal bet sizing. This book is essential for anyone looking to excel in modern poker, especially in the critical heads-up phase of tournaments or sit’n’gos. It aims to sharpen your skills by teaching you to exploit opponents’ weaknesses, apply theoretical concepts practically, and enhance your game theory intuition for direct application at the poker table.

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    Beat The Donks

    By: Steve Selbrede
    Subtitle: The Biggest Mistakes Made By Low-stakes, Live-Action No-Limit Hold'em Players

    Beat the Donks explores the world of low-stakes No-Limit Hold’em games in Las Vegas, focusing on players known as “Donks” who frequently make predictable errors. These players, characterized by their repeated mistakes and refusal to adjust their strategies, become easy targets for those who know how to exploit these flaws. The book outlines common errors made by Donks, such as excessive limping, playing too many hands, and poor bet sizing, among others. It also highlights telltale signs that can give them away. Rather than a basic guide to No Limit Hold’em, this publication assumes readers have a grasp of the game and its terminology, aiming instead to enhance their skills by identifying opportunities to take advantage of Donks’ repetitive mistakes.


    Poker Plays You Can Use

    By: Doug Hull

    The book is divided into two main parts. Initially, you’ll encounter a series of poker hand examples, designed to highlight the thought process difference between an average no-limit hold’em player and a professional. Each example offers a minor enhancement to your gameplay. The second part transforms the lessons from the first part into tasks. Regularly performing these tasks and applying your should enhance your poker skills.

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    Superstar Poker Strategy

    By: Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Phil Hellmuth, Johnny Chan
    Subtitle: The World's Greatest Players Reveal Their Winning Secrets

    The world’s top poker players share their expert advice on mastering various poker styles such as tournaments, cash games, no-limit, limit and pot-limit hold’em, Omaha (high-low and PLO), 7-card stud (razz, high-low), and triple draw in the book Superstars of Poker. The book features strategies and secrets from poker legends like Doyle Brunson, known as the greatest poker player and the Godfather of Poker, and Phil Helmuth, who holds the record for the most WSOP championships. Other contributors include Daniel Negreanu, a 6-time bracelet winner and author, Lyle Berman, founder of the World Poker Tour, Bobby Baldwin, Johnny Chan, Mike Caro, Jennifer Harman, Todd Brunson, and Crandell Addington.


    Scoop! Big O and PLO8

    By: Greg Vail and Doug Hull
    Subtitle: Winning High Low Concepts for the Hold'em Mind

    This is a poker strategy book that focuses on teaching winning concepts and strategies for two popular poker games: Big O and Pot Limit Omaha Hi-Lo (PLO8). The book is designed for players who are familiar with Texas Hold’em but want to expand their skills and knowledge to these high-low split games. It covers topics such as hand selection, reading opponents, pot odds, and bluffing, as well as specific strategies for playing Big O and PLO8. The goal of the book is to help Hold’em players transition to these games and improve their overall poker skills.


    No Limit Hold’em

    By: Thomas Mitchell
    Subtitle: Crushing Micro Stakes & Small Stakes Poker

    This book is the ultimate guide for conquering micro stakes No Limit Hold’em. It stands alone in its category, offering players targeted strategies for overcoming the challenges of both the smallest micro stakes and small stakes games. Whether your arena is online micro stakes No Limit Hold’em or live small stakes games, this book provides all the essentials for triumph. A deep understanding of the typical micro stakes player’s mindset is crucial for defeating them. Covered topics in this book include: starting hands specific to micro stakes, types of players, styles of play, betting strategies unique to micro stakes, how to read the board at micro stakes levels, and much more. The book is enriched with numerous actual hand histories, showcasing real gameplay with commentary explaining the outcomes. A quiz in the final chapter tests your newly acquired knowledge, complete with answers and thorough explanations. Mastering this quiz means you’re prepared to take on the tables! If your goal is to profit from the lowest level micro stakes and small stakes games, this book by is indispensable.

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    Applications of No-Limit Hold’em

    By: Jonathan Little
    Subtitle: A Guide to Understanding Theoretically Sound Poker

    In the career of a poker player, a pivotal moment arises when they recognize that mastering a single hand is not enough; they must also excel in playing their entire range. This realization could seem overwhelming if one had to consider every possible hand individually. However, by grasping the principles of sound theoretical poker, as taught in “Applications of No-Limit Hold’em,” players can efficiently construct balanced ranges and appropriate bet-sizing. This book simplifies complex theories for immediate application, enhancing overall performance. It covers essential yet often overlooked strategies like overbetting, managing diverse bet-sizing ranges, donk betting, and check-raising as the preflop raiser. By understanding these concepts, players can start to integrate them into their play, gaining an edge over skilled opponents.


    Poker, Gaming, and Life

    By: David Sklansky, Mason Malmuth

    This book compiles articles by David Sklansky, previously published in Card Player, Poker World, and the Two Plus Two Poker Strategy Magazine, along with some never-before-seen pieces. The majority of the articles focus on poker and gambling, but Sklansky has also ventured into other subjects, analyzed in his distinctive style. The book includes essays on poker and gaming topics like being a favorite, talent versus discipline, and never go broke, as well as life topics like what It Is that makes an issue controversial and crime and punishment. The expanded edition features 32 new essays, many focusing on no-limit hold ’em.


    Advanced Concepts in No-Limit Hold’em

    By: Hunter Cichy
    Subtitle: A modern approach to poker analysis

    This book on No-Limit Hold’em, a notoriously intricate game, offers a straightforward, practical approach to poker analysis. The strategy is based on five key poker theory elements: pot odds, implied odds, pot equity, fold equity, and minimum defense frequency. He thoroughly explores each topic and their interplay. By merging optimal opening ranges with clear math and game theory explanations, Cichy provides a potent strategy that’s simple to apply and hard to counter.

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    Lessons from the Felt

    By: David Apostolico
    Subtitle: Advanced Strategies and Tactics for No-Limit Hold'em Tournaments

    Drawing from the knowledge-rich Lessons from the Pro Poker Tour, Lessons from the Felt instructs readers on the application of advanced strategies and tactics in various no-limit hold’em tournaments. David Apostolico, with his extensive experience on the circuit, uses real-world examples to emphasize the importance of making the right decisions in diverse settings. From local games to high-stakes tournaments, Lessons From the Felt offers the necessary expertise and analysis for players to enhance their skills, increase their chances of winning, and heighten their enjoyment of the game.

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    The Pocket Idiot’s Guide to Texas Hold’em

    By: Carl Baldassarre

    Texas Hold’em, a popular game on TV and major tournaments, has become the gold standard of poker. Players are now favoring a specific version – No Limit Hold’em, which allows unlimited betting, creating larger pots and more excitement. While the dynamics are similar to low-limit games, the strategy differs significantly. This book focuses on teaching the basics of Texas Hold’em, with an emphasis on no-limit strategy for cash games, online games, and no-limit tournaments.


    Harrington on Online Cash Games

    By: Dan Harrington
    Subtitle: 6-Max No-Limit Hold 'em

    Once primarily played in casinos, No-Limit hold ’em has evolved into an online phenomenon. In his book, Harrington on Online Cash Games, Dan Harrington provides key insights and strategies to conquer the online poker world, which significantly differs from traditional casino games. He guides you on managing different stack sizes, playing at 6-max tables, dealing with increased aggression, and utilizing poker databases and heads-up displays for insights on opponent’s tendencies. Harrington also offers detailed strategies for preflop and post-flop play in both micro-stakes and challenging small-stakes games.

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    How to Read Hands at No-Limit Hold’em

    By: Ed Miller

    Mastering hand reading is the most crucial skill in no-limit hold’em. By accurately predicting your opponents’ hands, you can make consistently smart decisions, spot bluffs and value bets that others overlook, and avoid potential pitfalls. While some argue that hand reading is a skill acquired through experience, it’s not entirely true. Experience is essential, but it’s not the only way to learn. The learning curve is steep, but the book ‘How To Read Hands At No-Limit Hold’em’ can fast-track your learning process. It will not only improve your hand reading skills but also guide you on how to enhance your skill in future games. The book covers various topics like identifying different opponents, finding bluffs and value bets, reacting to raises, spotting common mistakes, identifying non-continuation betting flops, using software for hand reading, and much more.

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