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The Best Poker Books Part Three

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Mike Caro at the 2006 World Series of Poker
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Mike Caro at the 2006 World Series of Poker

This is continued from The Best Poker Books Part Two.

Part Two listed the top two best poker books every poker player should read. These books were: Harrington on Hold'em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments and Doyle Brunson's Super System: A Course in Power Poker. The list continues with the only other book that was found on more than one of the lists used as references.

3) Caro's Book of Poker Tells - The Psychology and Body Language of Poker. Mike Caro, another successful top poker professional, wrote this book. This book is a "must read" for anyone wanting to win playing poker. It includes nearly 200 photos as well as numerous play-by-play illustrations of actual tells simplifying how to read your opponents during a poker game.

4) The Mathematics of Poker ranked second on one of the lists, but don't let the title scare you. It is not the typical math book found in any school. Poker player, software designer and quantitative analyst, Bill Chen along with Jerrod Ankenman authored the book that explains poker game theory using math techniques. The techniques are explained in a way that is not difficult and complex to comprehend. This book introduces quantitative methods related to poker that a poker player can use while playing the game.

5) The Theory of Poker: A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How to Think Like One. The book ranked second on one of the reference websites listing the top five poker books. Written by another professional poker player, David Sklansky, this book details the concepts and theories of the game in numerous game formats. The book's description states that a number of the best poker players said that this book made a difference in their game play.

6) How to Cheat Your Friends at Poker: The Wisdom of Dickie Richard. The book ranked number two on one of the lists. It is authored by Penn Jillette (of Penn & Teller) and Mickey D. Lynn and not for the faint hearted with its vulgar language and morally wrong suggestions. Dickie Richard is Penn's pseudonymous poker cheating guru.

Learn more by reading The Best Poker Books Part Three

References Used:

777.com; Top 5 Must Read Poker Books; Roberto Kusabbi

Part Time Poker: Five of Our Favorite Tournament Poker Books

PokerPages.com: PokerPages Counts Down the Top Five Poker Books

Poker Listings Blog; Top 5 Poker Books; Rod Stirzaker; July 2008

Links to Buy Books:

Amazon Books

Barnes & Noble

Diane has more than 20 years experience in the casino industry in Nevada. She doesn't just know how to play poker; she also knows how to deal the game.

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