Monday, December 28, 2009

Poker Book Review--Tournament Poker: 101 Winning Moves

Poker Book Review: Tournament Poker 101 Winning Moves

I just discovered a new review of my book on Amazon UK.

5.0 out of 5 stars
Harrington for the short of time
By K. M. MacLean (UK)

While Harrington on Hold'em will probably remain the ultimate guide to tounament play for many years to come, the books are chunky tomes which are hard on the hands (IMO) and require a substantial investment of time to digest. This little beauty, on the other hand, can be read easily in an evening and feasibly slipped into a travel bag (or possibly a large pocket) for some pre-tournament mental preparation.

The 101 moves is probably more like 91 since a few of them are repeated to fit into the book's structure of following the action, i.e. pre-flop, post-flop, turn and river, but I guess 101 sounds better and there's still plenty here to chew over.

For those who emphasize the importance of hand examples, each suggested play is backed up by case studies and there's a sprinkling of anectodes too, which add to the book's easy-to-read feel.

As it says on the back "If you take a way just one winning play from this book, it will pay for itself many times over". That may be something of an exageration, however it is fair to say that this book should get you thinking about the different ways you can play a hand and that can only improve your play and your profits.


GiJoeValdez said...

Nice feed back. For me this book has already paid for itself many times over.

adam said...

Easily the best book in the world for MTTs. Covers everything except TAG strategy.

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