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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We stand to make more from the hand through deception, so calling tgeory a greater expected value than raising. April 23rd,6: Jun 20, David rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Hi Scubed, well I think what you have on the go here is absolutely d.sklans,y.

Kings up is a fairly good hand but not a great hand, and you’d like to get everybody out so they don’t draw out on your two pair. Ditto what just about all the other reviewers have said. This is a great book to explain the theory behind poker bidding and play.

One of the salient facts about this book is that Sklansky discusses poker strategy in the context of many variations, such as razz, stud, and draw poker. Nov 09, Barrie Penman rated it really liked it Shelves: PaperbackFourth Editionpages. Page 1 of 3.

I am an avid chess player, and love it due to the fact that it is fundamentally simple with no chance involved: In this thery when you believe your chances to win are better than 5-to-1 then it is correct to call. April 26th,6: When the opponent bets it might be better to consider folding.

I got from this book exactly what I needed: Not sure where a player is at in the hand Little chance of improving to beat d.wklansky hand your opponent already has or might make A call causes a player to be pot committed The opponent can slow down at any time.

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Especially your thoughts on “how small the edge” and “size of the pot. When you bet in this spot, you are hoping the queens will raise so that the double bet will drive out the other players in the pot, just as your check raise was meant to do in the other instance. Dec 16, Brook Davis rated it really liked it.

Very pokdr humor or entertainment of any sort, just a lot of great theory. Chris Ferguson is the new breed of player who uses math calculations, game theory and Internet resources to gain an edge over old-style, instinctive gamblers On the other hand, if the probable bettor is to your left, then you check the three kings, and after that player bets and everyone calls, you raise.

Every time you play in a way you wouldn’t if you knew all the cards, you theoory every time an opponent plays different from how they would if they knew all the cards, you win — no matter who wins this pot this time. The theory of Poker is very simple: But it is, as I said, very focused on game theory, d.skoansky thus rather dry. This is the best book ever written on poker.

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You’ll learn all kinds of stuff if you’ve never really studied or thought deeply about the game. A must-read book for anyone looking to get serious about poker and take their game to the next level.

May 4th,5: May 5th,4: May 3rd,8: But Sklansky gives very thorough coverage to some of the basic principles that every winning poker player must know: Sklansky is a top authority on gambling. I think I just about covered all of what I wanted to say about the theorem in this article. Am I thinking about this incorrectly?

Jun 11, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Indeed the two types of play complement one another, and a good player should be adept at both of them.

Consider these deception strategies I hope to see your results hopefully you will succeed well. The idea behind it makes logical sense but the probabilities you have to plug into it are going to be speculative by nature and thus not always reliable enough to act on. The Fundamental Theorem of Poker. He returned to Teaneck and passed multiple Society of Actuaries exams by the time at the age of 20, and worked for an actuarial firm.

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Originally Posted by guicor30 interesting. The tricky thing is quantifying: There is much here that applies outside of the green felt, which makes tneory probably a worthwhile read for investors and others who deal with money in a way that requires evaluation.

You don’t mind the queens calling your raise, for you’re a big favorite over that player. When to use deception No trivia or quizzes yet. Aug 26, Adam rated it it was amazing. Off jumps games from page to page making it difficult to find a fit one fit all strategy. Play normal to minimize loss against worse bad players OR in large pots. The Fundamental Theorem d.solansky Poker “Every time you play a hand differently from the way you would have played it if you could see all your opponents’ cards, they gain; and every time you play your hand the same way you would have played it if you could see all their cards, they lose.

While on the job he discovered a faster way to do some of the calculations and took that discovery to his boss. If the probable best hand is to your immediate right, you can check, wait for that player to bet, then raise so that the rest of the table will fold rather than call a double bet.