David Sklansky: The Theory of Poker
Many of today’s top poker players will tell you that The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky really made a difference in their play. First of all, these are the ideas that separate the experts from the typical players. So, those who read and study this book will literally leave behind those who don’t, and most serious players wear the covers off their copies. Finally, this is the best book ever written on poker.
David Sklansky Teaches You How To Think Like One
The Theory of Poker by David Sklansky discusses theories and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game, including five-card draw (high), seven-card stud, hold ’em, low-ball draw, and razz (seven-card low-ball stud). Also, this book introduces you to the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how it should affect your play. Especially relevant are other chapters discuss the value of deception, bluffing, raising, the slow-play, the value of position, psychology, heads-up play, game theory, implied odds, the free card, and semi-bluffing.