Harrington On Hold 'em: Expert Strategy For No-Limit Tournaments, Strategic Play (英語) ペーパーバック – 2004/12/31
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Provides poker strategies for every phase of tournament play, covering the early phase where the stakes are small to later tactics such as bluffing, flops, scare cards, playing shorthanded, loose games, and endgame play.
Doyle is still "Da Poppa ".
But, I was nicely surprised to see the incredible detail, length of explanations, ease of " getting it" , as in WHY you should or shouldnt do somethings, when, where, what position, hand and chip strengths, etc. I will be re-reading this for sure, and having the wife who loves poker, read it herself.
I will also get the second book in his series.
OK, just finished this, so updating my review. I have to take back that beginners wont get enough out of this. That isnt true.
The book has so many illustrations, so many examples, table position, chip stack sizes, blind structures, how are the people at the table in the example acting, betting amounts, bluffs, steals, pre flop, post, fourth street, fifth street bets, etc.
You have an arsenal of information here. I will let the wife read it, then I will re-read it after i do the 2nd and 3rd books ( got all of them ).
The quality of information, the way it is laid out, step by step by step, with reasoning at every level, the " Why WOULD you do that now, why WOULD you fold here, how you bet to little, to much, at all ", it is incredible how he gets some complicated points across, while not acting like if you dont get it, you shouldnt be playing. This is a must read, and I hate to say it, because it might help out my opponent in the next WSOP I play in, NOT kidding either, its that good.
I always respected "Action Dan", but this book was a surprising read.
just a really nice, well laid out book on strategies and style of play.
Harrington has since written a more in-depth book on the subject, Harrington on Modern Tournament Poker. The newer book reflects important changes in the strategic landscape, and is a must-read if you're playing seriously. But it's less beginner-friendly than the original. So, I recommend reading the old Harrington (Volumes 1 and 2) before delving into the new Harrington.
This classic by superstar Hold'em Tournament player Dan Harrington is well regarded by experienced poker players everywhere. It is a "classic" and a worthy read despite the fact that some of the techniques are so widely known that they have lost much of their effectiveness. There is a multitude of good reviews on the content, which I will not discuss. Instead, I will discuss the merits of the Kindle edition.
This is one of the best Kindle editions of a paper poker book that I've seen so far - most graphics-heavy poker books don't translate that well. (I also own paper copies of this series, so I can compare the two readily). First, the text itself is not plagued by the transcription errors and typos that are common in most Kindle versions. (I don't know why it's so hard for them to proofread Kindle versions carefully before they put them up for sale, but that's another issue.) The text in this book is exactly like the original, without any transcription errors.
Second, the Kindle version does an excellent job of reproducing the diagrams from the original paper book. This book is loaded with diagrams, and some Kindle poker books don't handle these well, especially when you change the typeface size on your kindle. This book is outstanding in this area.
As I write this, the price discount for the Kindle version compared to the paper version is only a couple of bucks, but I can't complain. In fact, the kindle version to me is even more valuable than my paper versions, due to portability. The kindle is shaping up to be a great device for serious poker players, because we can keep our Gus Hansen, Dan Harrington, and other books all in one small package to read during travel time to the casinos.
Doesnt mean if you didnt almost make it into MIT this book isnt for you. The techniques shown, the enormous amount of data and examples
( I love the huge number of " real world" table examples Dan put into all these books, its very helpful to see what he is talking about, and
helps to correlate that with the play he is showing you ).
You can skip the extremely deep math and just read over and over all the other info you have in this and the other books.
You simply need to get all three, read them, then read them again, and again. They are that good, that helpful, and you
cant avoid playing better if you only remember a fraction of the wealth of information Dan gives you.