Everyday new players are discovering the excitement of playing poker in the cardrooms around the world. Texas Hold'em is rapidly becoming the most popular poker game among low-limit players. Learning to play the game correctly can make a difference between being a winner and a loser. Here are 6 books that will help the novice player improve their knowledge of the game.
This is the book that was inspired by my "From the Kitchen to the Cardroom" series. I explain how to play Texas Holdem and share my personal experiences in learning the game. It is everything you need to know to get started playing winning Texas Holdem.
This book is written specifically for low-limit players. It does not cover a lot of advanced poker theory, but rather focuses on solid poker play that will help you win in low-limit games. Whether you are a beginner or experienced low-limit player you will learn some valuable information from this book. Lee Jones writes for a national poker magazine and has an extensive knowledge of the game.
Lou Krieger is one of the top poker writers in the country. This book will teach the novice how to play and will help improve your Texas Hold'em game if you are an experienced player. Lou has a unique way of explaining the concepts needed to win at Texas Hold'em that is easily understood by the novice as well as the advanced player.
This book was one of the first books written about Texas Hold'em. It was originally published in 1976 and was updated in 1997. Sklansky introduced the concepts of slow playing and semi-bluffing. The chart of starting hands has become the standard for winning players. Sklansky is considered one of the foremost poker authorities in the world.
This is a good book for the novice player. It stresses tight solid play and good hand selection. The writing is easy to understand. The book contains a good analysis of the types of players you will meet in low-limit games