The Theory of Poker has ratings and 67 reviews. Stephen said: to stars. In my opinion, the single best book ever written on practical poker. Review of The Theory of Poker, written by David Sklansky. Kings up is a fairly good hand but not a great hand, and you’d like to get everybody out so they. The Theory of Poker. Ву. David Sklansky Chapter Three: The Fundamental Theorem of Poker 17 .. book Sklansky on Poker Theory, written by David Sklansky and . poker champion, has said he’d bust his own grandmother if she was in.

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A good player develops the patience to wait for the right situations to play a pot. Dec 02, Tony rated it it was amazing Shelves: But Sklansky gives very thorough coverage to some of the basic principles that every winning poker player must know: When I lose the maximum get stacked with a marginal second best hand.

Players of all ages and skill levels would benefit from reading Theory of Poker.

When the opponent bets it might be better to consider folding. Checking a big hand early to give impression of marginal hand hoping to win big bets big pot later Betting with a weaker hand to give impression of big hand hoping an opponent will check later free card Disguise use deception to maximize profit against better players OR in small pots.


The tricky thing is quantifying: He has all of required chapters on pot odds, slowplaying, giving free cards, etc. If yes, then is it still profitable to make or call a bet on the flop, planning to fold if the turn is not a good card for you? April 24th, Also, if you haven’t played many poker hands this book will seem like gibberish or worse convince you never to play poker because of the complexity.

In this case you should bet with kings up even though you know the player with queens will bet if you check and even though you think you have the best hand. If you can play poker with the intention of playing as closely as you can to the way you would play piker you could see all of your opponents’ cards, you will do well.

You can never re-read Sklansky’s book too many times!

The Theory of Poker Sklansky I’ll check this book out. Most poker books are a necessary substitute for not having played enough hands in a casino. Exposed cards complete information – what is on the board? Do you know if it is available in playstore?

For any of you who play by the numbers, Sklansky is for you.

The Fundamental Theorem Of Poker | David Sklansky

He returned to Teaneck and passed multiple Society of Actuaries exams by the time he was 20, and worked for an actuarial firm.


You are giving a free card to opponents who would have folded your bet, and in addition you are losing a bet from those who would have called. For freerolls, I think you can just play as you would normally, theofy it doesn’t affect your bankroll if you loose.

Slowplaying, which we discuss in more detail in the next chapter, is playing your hand in a way that gives your opponents no idea of its strength. April 23rd,2: Doyle Brunson’s Super System is considered an all-time classic, but you’ll get killed playing that way today. Probably its most important contribution to poker theory is Sklansky’s Fundamental Theorem of Poker: Tjeory your game with free cardschat membership.

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So, I guess, this book can help me. Originally Posted by scubed. Originally Posted pokee guicor30 interesting. April 26th, A free card is The more information that you can obtain from your opponent d.sklannsky reads and by analysing their betting patterns, the closer you will be able to play to this level and the more profitable your game will be. Play normal to minimize loss against worse bad players OR in large pots. Oct 02, Mike rated it it was amazing.

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