Introduction

The introduction of the game before you step away.

Many people enjoy playing poker as a hobby. Maybe they sit around the kitchen table once Sunday with some friends or co-workers. Perhaps they dabble in low stakes games are weird or tournaments on the internet. Maybe they play Casino poker tournament once in a while. Most people do not intend to make a lot of profit from this little hobby. They do not plan storming Las Vegas. They have not set out their views become the next Poker World Champion-but they want to improve. They just feel they will get a lot more satisfaction from the game if they can clearly see that they are gradually getting better.

Most likely, they will pick up a book of poker-is probably one of the famous poker Pros-and hope it will improve their game. What sometimes comes next is a bit of a disappointment. People often find themselves disappointed by books like that. They really do not find that this book helped them very much. They do not notice any improvement in their win rate. They do not feel that all the suggestions that have improved their prospects in their home game any real level.

They Don't feel that they have a very long way. They may very well find a (relatively) Advanced strategies outlined in the book poker pro really counted against them when applied in their local game or the game internet wagering. Usually, they read all about how to bluff successfully-but found that no matter how carefully they are bluffing at the games kitchen table, they get called anyway! Maybe some advanced tactics are stuck in their minds from the book, they tried it and it failed miserably.

It is all very well to find subtle ways to Excel Gus Hanson, Doyle Brunson or Phil Ivey Poker superstar – but it never seems to accept Your invitation. It's hard to get these people or anyoneas they appear to your game. All most people really want to learn from poker books are how to beat John next door neighbor.

I think there is a problem with many modern poker books. In an effort to become a leading, they sometimes lost or frugality over the basics. They do not provide what people are really looking for. They miss out on the basics that can really make a difference in a kitchen table game, all the while trying to impress with the sort of advanced tactics that don't really help very much.

This book is for people who want to improve their game, but they have not looked into the big tournaments in Vegas (at least, not yet) – they just want to see a real improvement in their performance in their weekly game social club or at Mike's kitchen.

This book is for people who already know the rules of Texas Hold'Em. It is probably the main-and perhaps only-the game you play. For people with a basic knowledge of the game to get better.

This book deals with the basics of poker, whatever variation You are playing. I am mainly referring to the game of no limit Texas Hold'em in my example-as that is the most played and best known games in the modern era. Most of the advice in this book, however, can be applied in almost every poker variation.

If you've never read any poker strategy book, that's good, because this is the place to start-this is the typical strategy for players looking to improve their game basics. This is not to advance players. On the other hand, if you've been reading poker strategy books or magazines or listening to poker ' expert ' on television, but have found that the advice you receive is getting you very far in your home

The game, then this book is designed to focus your mind on the basis that their other sources of advice is often ignored.