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Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate Collection

There are countless Holdem courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Jonathan Little’s Excelling at No-Limit Hold’em: Leading Poker Experts Discuss How to Study, Play and Master NLHE (2015)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionExcelling at No-Limit Hold’em is a sensation in poker publishing. Renowned poker professional and author Jonathan Little brings together 17 of the greatest no-limit experts in the world to discuss all aspects of the game. These experts include superstars such as Phil Hellmuth, Chris Moneymaker, Mike Sexton and Jared Tendler.In Part 1 strategies are analysed for topics such as understanding the fundamentals, satellite play, lower-buy in events, analysing tells and moving up in stakesPart 2 sees a thorough technical breakdown of the game including sections on range analysis, game theory…
Author(s): Jonathan Little , Phil Hellmuth , et al.

2. No-Limit Hold ’em For Advanced Players (2017)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn 2003 poker was put on television and no-limit hold em quickly became the most popular form of poker played in casinos, public cardrooms, and on the Internet. At first, because of the newness of the game to most participants, they could be easily be beaten by players with only a moderate knowledge of sophisticated strategy. But today, this is no longer the case. Even though no-limit hold em is not, from a Game Theory perspective, a solved game, many ideas and concepts which come from this branch of mathematics now play an important role in a strong, winning no-limit hold em strategy. But it s also important…
Author(s): Matthew Janda

3. Harrington on Hold ’em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments, Vol. 1: Strategic Play (2004)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionPoker has taken America by storm. But it s not just any form of poker that has people across the country so excited it s No-Limit Hold Em the main event game. And now thanks to televised tournaments tens of thousands of new players are eager to claim their share of poker glory. Harrington on Hold Em takes you to the part of the game the cameras ignore the tactics required to get through the hundreds and sometimes thousands of hands you must win to make it to the final table. Harrington s sophisticated and time-tested winning strategies, focusing on what it takes to survive the early…
Author(s): Dan Harrington, Bill Robertie

4. Applications of No-Limit Hold em (2013)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionOne of the most daunting moments in a poker player s career occurs when he realizes his knowledge of how to play a specific hand well is incomplete without the additional understanding of how to play every other hand in his range well. This task would be impossible if a player had to actually think about every other hand in his range, but by understanding theoretical sound poker, he can quickly design balanced ranges using the proper bet-sizing while playing. Applications of No-Limit Hold em teaches theoretical sound poker, and thus the ability to create the…
Author(s): Matthew Janda

5. Winning Low-Limit Hold’em (2005)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionFor the last ten years, Winning Low Limit Hold’em has been the reference standard introduction to Texas Hold’em. Experienced hold’em players give this book to their friends who want to learn the game. Recently updated and expanded to include coverage of online poker and no-limit hold’em single-table tournaments, this is the one book that you need to start your hold’em career. “I always thought poker was a game of luck. After reading Lee’s book and applying the techniques recommended, it was as if I were in The Matrix. It all came clear to me. I simply saw the truth at the poker…
Author(s): Lee Jones

6. Harrington on Hold ’em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments, Vol. 2: Endgame (2005)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionPoker has taken America by storm. But it’s not just any form of poker that has people across the country so excited it’s no-limit hold ’em the main event game. And now, thanks to televised tournaments, tens of thousands of new players are eager to claim their share of poker glory. In the first volume of this series, Harrington on Hold ’em: Volume I: Strategic Play, Dan Harrington explained how to play in the early phases of tournaments, when most players at the table had plenty of chips, and the blinds and antes were small. This book, Harrington on Hold ’em: Volume II: The Endgame…
Author(s): Dan Harrington, Bill Robertie

7. Small Stakes No-Limit Hold’em (2016)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionSmall stakes no-limit hold’em cash games offer remarkable opportunities…if you come armed with the right skills. To win in today’s game you need to draw on a complete arsenal of the latest theories, strategies, and tactics. Now, available for the first time in print, this ultimate handbook outlines a powerful path to success, as three of the world’s top experts noted poker authority Ed Miller, top pro Sunny Mehta, and renowned practical theorist Matt Flynn put their expertise to work for you. Using hand examples from actual play to illustrate key…
Author(s): Ed Miller , Matt Flynn, et al.

8. Essential Poker Math, Expanded Edition: Fundamental No-Limit Hold’em Mathematics You Need to Know (2016)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionNew Expanded Edition Includes: Poker math is a vitally important aspect to No Limit Holdem poker, but it’s often overlooked or simply not used because many poker players fear it is too difficult to learn. I’m here to tell you it is not. In fact, fundamental poker math is very easy to learn. More importantly, it can yield you a lot more profits at the poker table. Without using simple math at the poker table, you are simply playing a guessing game. In this book I’ll teach you how to use simple arithmetic at the poker table to gain a huge skill advantage over your opponents that will allow you to win more and lose less. Poker…
Author(s): Alton Hardin

9. Professional No-Limit Hold ’em: Volume I (2007)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionNo-limit hold em was once only a tournament game. Cash games were rarely spread in conventional poker rooms, let alone the Internet. All of that changed when the game exploded on television. No-limit cash games started sprouting up at casinos of all types. No-limit hold em is now the most popular form of poker. Tournaments pushed it to the forefront, and a great deal of money can also be won here despite that fact, many players feel frustrated with their results. They win some money, only to lose it all on one botched hand. This book teaches you how to…
Author(s): Matt Flynn, Sunny Mehta, et al.

10. Texas Hold’em For Dummies (2006)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionTurn on the TV, drop by a newsstand, or just browse the checkout your local supermarket and you’ll see firsthand that Texas Hold ‘Em is the poker game everyone’s playing. It’s a game that’s deceptively simple, yet within its easy framework you’ll find truth and trickery, boredom and fear, skill and misfortune—in other words, all the things that make life fun and worth living! Texas Hold’em For Dummies introduces you to the fundamental concepts and strategies of this wildly popular game. It covers the rules for playing and betting, odds, etiquette, Hold’em lingo, and offers sound advice to avoid mistakes….
Author(s): Mark Harlan

11. Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold ’em Examples (2016)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionIntroduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples illustrates both standard and advanced probability topics using the popular poker game of Texas Hold’em, rather than the typical balls in urns. The author uses students’ natural interest in poker to teach important concepts in probability….
Author(s): Frederic Paik Schoenberg

12. Mastering Poker Math: Become a Feared Shark in Texas No-Limit Hold’em (2018)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionMastering Poker Math has been created to help you gain a competitive advantage in tournament poker. It covers two major areas. First, the book helps you to gain a visceral understanding of the math of Texas No-Limit Hold’em. You will learn to trust the numbers in the right situations and circumstances to improve your game. Second, you will learn to integrate the math with your other skills. Knowing the math isn’t enough today. The competition is tough and getting tougher by the year. To be a successful player today, your math skills need to be fused solidly with your other skills. This book will show you how to accomplish this. In…
Author(s): Chuck Clayton

13. Mastering Small Stakes No-Limit Hold’em: Strategies to Consistently Beat Small Stakes Tournaments and Cash Games (2017)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionThere is a lot of money to be made at small stakes no-limit hold’em because… surprise, surprise… most of the players aren’t very good. However, few players understand exactly how to exploit these games. Competent players who generally play larger stakes will, of course, beat them. But they won’t beat them for nearly as much as they ought to. Why? Because they don’t understand how to adjust correctly. Playing a solid, competent, decently aggressive style is a strategy that will be profitable. That said, you should not be content with just beating these…
Author(s): Jonathan Little

14. Master Micro Stakes Poker: Learn to Master 6-Max No Limit Hold’em Micro Stakes Cash Games (2017)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionAre you new to poker or a struggling poker player? Do you want to be a profitable poker player? Do you want to learn how to master the micro stakes? If so, this book is for you. If you’re a beginning, losing, break-even, or slightly winning micro stakes cash game player, this book was written for you. This book will teach you everything you need to know to master 6-Max No Limit Hold’em micro stakes cash games and turn nickels, dimes and quarters into hundreds of dollars of profit. In this book you’ll learn everything you need to know to crush online micro stakes poker. I’ll teach you time-tested…
Author(s): Alton Hardin

15. Getting Started in Hold ’em (2005)

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate CollectionRecently, countless people have started playing poker, hoping to quit their jobs and strike it rich. Sadly, most of these “professional” players will wind up broke. While many people play, few win consistently. In Getting Started in Hold ’em, noted poker authority Ed Miller guides you onto the winning path. As someone who made the leap from beginner to professional in less than a year and a half, Ed is uniquely qualified to show new players the quickest route to hold ’em success. This book presents the critical principles that expert players use: preflop hand…
Author(s): Ed Miller

Best Holdem Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some holdem books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Legal Writing: Process, Analysis, and Organization

Author(s): Linda Holdeman Edwards
Publisher: Aspen Publishers, Year: 2018, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2373291

The Grinder’s Manual: A Complete Course in Online No Limit Holdem 6-Max Cash Games

Author(s): Peter Clarke
Publisher: Peter Clarke, Year: 2016, Size: 41 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2259913

The Cambridge Introduction to W.B. Yeats (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)

Author(s): David Holdeman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2006, Size: 909 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 304197

The Cambridge introduction to W.B. Yeats

Author(s): David Holdeman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2006, Size: 976 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 1189058

Introduction to Probability With Texas Holdem Examples

Author(s): Frederic Paik Schoenberg
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 0, Size: 29 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2270484

No Limit Holdem Theory and Practice

Author(s): Ed Miller and David Sklansk
Publisher: , Year: 0, Size: 4 Mb, Download: mobi
ID: 2334429

Cole (CTS) South. Let there be range. Crushing SSNL/MSNL No-Limit Holdem games

Author(s): Tri (Slowhabit) Nguyen.
Publisher: , Year: , Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1870783

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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