Best Poker Books List

As well as the videos, articles, and quizzes that we offer here at PokerStrategy.com you might want to supplement your learning with some books - we've selected some of the best ones for you, including some written by our PokerStrategy authors.

Recommendations from PokerStrategy.com

  1. Books by our coaches
  2. Classic poker books
  3. Miscellaneous
 

      Books by our coaches

       

      Sit 'n Go Strategy

      Sit 'n Go Strategy

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      Author: PokerStrategy.com coach CollinMoshman

      Collin has written strategy books on the first two game types he specialised in, "Sit 'n' Go Strategy" and "Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em," both of which became instant poker bestsellers. Read more



      The education of a modern poker player

      The Education of a Modern Poker Player

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      Authors: John Billingham, PokerStrategy.com coaches TwiceT and EmanuelC16

      How hard are you prepared to work to improve your No Limit Hold’em?
      The Education of a Modern Poker Player documents this process in John Billingham. Read more



      The Mental Game of Poker: Proven Strategies for Improving Tilt Control, Confidence, Motivation, Coping With Variance, and More

      The Mental Game of Poker: Proven Strategies for Improving Tilt Control...

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      Authors: PokerStrategy.com coach JaredTendler and editor BarryCarter

      The mental game may be more important in poker than in any other form of competition. This book will help you master it. Read more



      The Mental Game of Poker 2: Proven Strategies for Improving Poker Skill, Increasing Mental Endurance, and Playing in the Zone Consistently

      The Mental Game of Poker 2: Proven Strategies for Improving Poker Skill...

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      Authors: PokerStrategy.com coach JaredTendler and editor BarryCarter

      Imagine how dominant you would be if you consistently played poker in the zone. You make all the right decisions, know instinctively when to bluff, and are unfazed by a losing hand. Read more



      Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em: Expert Advice for Winning Heads-Up Poker Matches

      Heads-Up No Limit Hold'em: Expert Advice for Winning Heads-Up Poker Matches

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      Author: PokerStrategy.com coach CollinMoshman

      Heads-up confrontations can occur in any game, even when every seat is occupied. Yet, most Hold'em players who transition to heads-up do not succeed. Read more



      Treat Your Poker Like a Business

      Treat Your Poker Like a Business

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      Author: PokerStrategy.com coach Dusty "leatherass9" Schmidt

      A book targeted for poker players who want to monetise their leisure time, or reinforce their pro career into a dependable source of income—by a player that’s been there, done that. Read more



      Don't Listen to Phil Hellmuth: Correcting the 50 Worst Pieces of Poker Advice

      Don't Listen to Phil Hellmuth: Correcting the 50 Worst Pieces of Poker Advice

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      Author: PokerStrategy.com coach Dusty "leatherass9" Schmidt

      For players tired of losing or barely eking out a living, the authors confront conventional (losing) wisdom in how the game is viewed and evaluated, by correcting the fifty worst pieces of poker advice. Read more



      Pro Poker Strategy: the top skills

      Pro Poker Strategy: The top skills

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      Author: PokerStrategy.com coach Katie "katiedozier314" Dozier and CollinMoshman

      What skills do all top professional players have? In this concise text, edited to give you the most improvement in the quickest amount of time, best-selling poker author Collin Moshman and pro poker player Katie “hotjenny314” Dozier identify and explain each of these crucial skills held by the top pros. Read more

       

       

      Classic poker books

       

      No Limit Hold'em: Theory and Practice

      No Limit Hold'em: Theory and Practice

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      Authors: David Sklansky, Ed Miller

      Before 2000, it could be difficult to find a No Limit game. Now, it is played everywhere in casino cardrooms, in bar backrooms and homes, and on the Internet. Read more



      The Theory of Poker: A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How to Think Like One

      The Theory of Poker: A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How to Think Like One

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      Author: David Sklansky

      Discusses theories and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game, including five-card draw (high), Seven-card Stud, Hold'em, Lowball, Draw, and Razz. Read more



      Harrington on Cash Games, Volume I: How to Win at No Limit Hold'em Money Games

      Harrington on Cash Games, Volume I: How to Win at No Limit Hold'em Money Games

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      Authors: Dan Harrington, Bill Robertie

      The first years of the poker boom were fueled by the interest in No Limit Hold'em tournaments. Now acclaimed author Dan Harrington teaches you to play cash games. Read more



      Harrington on Cash Games, Volume II: How to Win at No Limit Hold'em Money Games

      Harrington on Cash Games, Volume II: How to Win at No Limit Hold'em Money Games

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      Authors: Dan Harrington, Bill Robertie

      The first years of the poker boom were fueled by the interest in No Limit Hold'em tournaments. Now acclaimed author Dan Harrington teaches you to play cash games. Read more




      Miscellaneous

       

      The Poker Blueprint: Advanced Strategies for Crushing Micro & Small Stakes NL

      The Poker Blueprint: Advanced Strategies for Crushing Micro & Small Stakes NL

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      Authors: Tri Nguyen, Aaron Davis

      You will learn how to win pots without premium holdings, how to crush your opponents using this simple tactic, how to increase your win rate with a tiny adjustment to your game. Read more


       
      Every Hand Revealed

      Every Hand Revealed

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      Author: Gus Hansen

      Gus Hansen documents every hand he played on his way to winning the Aussie Millions. Read more



      The Poker Hero - How to Survive, Fight, and Succeed in the modern Poker World

      The Poker Hero - How to Survive, Fight, and Succeed in the modern Poker World

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      Authors: Anna Paradox, Florian Roßner, Tommy Angelo

      Much in the poker community promises success because of what you learn — starting hand charts, pot odds, image building, fancy moves etc. — yet there is nearly nothing that teaches how to approach poker in general. Read more



      Quantum Poker

      Quantum Poker: Summing Up Everything You will Ever Need to Know About Poker

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      Author: Derric Haynie

      Quantum Poker is the first poker strategy book to completely and correctly define how to make the best in-game decisions by employing unprecedented methods. Read more

       

      Quantum Poker

      The Mathematics of Poker

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      Author: William Chen

      For decades, the highest level of pokers have been dominated by players who play by intuition. Over the last five to ten years, a whole new breed has risen to prominence within the poker community. Read more



      The No Limit Hold'em Workbook: Exploiting Regulars

      The No Limit Hold'em Workbook: Exploiting Regulars

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      Authors: Tri "SlowHabit" Nguyen, Tom Marchese

      Self-made poker millionaires Tom "kingsofcards" Marchese and Tri "SlowHabit" Nguyen will show you how to crush the regulars at your table. Read more



      Easy Game: Making Sense of No Limit Hold'em 3rd Edition: Adaptations

      Easy Game: Making Sense of No Limit Hold'em 3rd Edition: Adaptations

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      Author: Andrew Seidman

      Andrew "BalugaWhale" Seidman is a professional poker player, coach, and theorist from Portland, Oregon. He rode the poker boom to win hundreds of thousands of dollars playing online. Read more



      How I Made My First Million From Poker

      How I Made My First Million From Poker

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      Authors: Tri "SlowHabit" Nguyen (Author), Barry Greenstein (Introduction)

      From the co-writer of Let There Be Range (a two-thousand dollar poker manual for high-stakes poker professionals). Read more



      Applications of No Limit Hold'em: A Guide to Understanding Theoretically Sound Poker

      Applications of No Limit Hold'em: A Guide to Understanding Theoretically Sound Poker

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      Author: Matthew Janda

      One 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. Read more