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Our poker books and gambling books are available at unbelievable prices and will give you all the hints and tips you need to win at various indoor games, such as Texas hold'em poker.

  • BYMOB

    Poker and Pop Culture (Paperback)

    Martin Harris

    Introduced shortly after the United States declared its independence, poker's growth and development has paralleled that of America itself. As a gambling game with mass appeal, poker has been played by presidents and peasants, at kitchen tables and final tables, for matchsticks and millions. ----- First came the hands, then came the stories -- some true, some pure bluffs, and many in between. In Poker & Pop Culture: Telling the Story of America's Favorite Card Game, Martin Harris shares these stories while chronicling poker's progress from 19th-century steamboats and saloons to 21st-century virtual tables online, including: * Poker on the Mississippi * Poker in the Movies * Poker in the Old West * Poker on the Newsstand * Poker in the Civil War * Poker in Literature * Poker on the Bookshelf * Poker in Music * Poker in the White House * Poker on Television * Poker During Wartime * Poker on the Computer ----- From Mark Twain to "Dogs Playing Poker" to W.C. Fields to John Wayne to A Streetcar Named Desire to the Cold War to Kenny Rogers to ESPN to Star Trek: The Next Generation and beyond, Poker & Pop Culture provides a comprehensive survey of cultural productions in which poker is of thematic importance, showing how the game's portrayal in the mainstream has increased poker's relevance to American history and shaped the way we think about the game and its significance.
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  • BYLKH

    The Everything Tabletop Games Book (Paperback)

    Bebo

    Tabletop and board games aren't just for rainy days or awkward family events anymore. As the game industry grows, people of all ages are jumping to play "the original social network." In our ever-increasing technological world, playing old-school games is a welcome retreat from the overexposure to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of social media. Over the past few years, board games have become the hot new hobby. Instead of friends sitting around the same table and staring at their phones, they are now either working with or against each other. Millions upon millions of new fans have begun to join their friends in real life for a fun game of Pandemic, 7 Wonders, or Ticket to Ride. The Everything Tabletop Games Book shows how to play some of the best tabletop games in the world, from classic strategy games like Settlers of Catan to great new games like Gloomhaven. Throughout the book, you'll learn the different genres of tabletop and board games; how to play each game; rules and strategies to help you win; and even where to play online-including new expansions to keep your favorite games fresh and exciting. So gather up some friends, pick a game from this book, and start playing! You'll be having a blast in no time.
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  • BXWWQ

    Money Games (Hardback)

    Anthony J. Pickles

    Gambling in Papua New Guinea, despite being completely absent prior to the Colonial era, has come to supersede storytelling as the region's main nighttime activity. Money Games is an ethnographic monograph which reveals the contemporary importance of gambling in urban Papua New Guinea. Rich ethnographic detail is coupled with cross-cultural comparison spanning the globe. This anthropological study of everyday economics in Melanesia thereby intersects with theories of money, value, play, informal economy, social change and leadership.
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  • BVQVJ

    Jonny Magic and the Card Shark Kids (Paperback)

    David Kushner

    A magnet for bullies at school, Jon Finkel grew up heckled and hazed until he discovered the trading-card game Magic: The Gathering. As Magic exploded from nerdy obsession into the mainstream, the teenage Finkel emerged as its first world champion. The young shark - now known to his friends and rivals as Jonny Magic - moved on to storm poker rooms, from the underground clubs of New York City to high-stakes tables online, until he landed on the largest card counting blackjack team in the country, taking Vegas for millions and becoming one of the biggest players in town. Finally, they took on the biggest game of all - the World Series of Poker...
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  • BUPEM

    Monsieur X (Paperback)

    Jamie Reid

    *William Hill Sports Book of the Year award winning author* Monsieur X is a dazzling tale of glamour, riches, violence and ultimately tragedy. Patrice des Moutis was a handsome, charming and well-educated Frenchman with an aristocratic family, a respectable insurance business, and a warm welcome in the smartest Parisian salons. He was also a compulsive gambler and illegal bookie. Between the late 1950s and the early 1970s, Des Moutis made a daring attempt to beat the French state-run betting system. His success so alarmed the authorities that they repeatedly changed the rules of betting in an effort to stop him. And so a battle of wills began, all played out on the front pages of the daily newspapers as the general public willed Des Moutis on to ever greater triumphs. He remained one step ahead of the law until finally the government criminalised his activities, driving him into the arms of the underworld. Eventually the net began to close, high-profile characters found themselves the target of the state's investigation, and people began turning up dead.
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  • BUKEO

    Racing Post Cheltenham Festival Guide 2019 (Paperback)

    Nick Pulford

    The ultimate betting companion in the build-up to the 2018 Festival. Packed with invaluable advice from the best writers in the business, this comprehensive guide has everything you need for jump racing's biggest meeting. Includes: Race-by-race guide, with in-depth assessment of the main contenders in every championship race by Racing Post betting editor Paul Kealy Key trends for all the established races The Irish challenge Views from the British training centres What the bookmakers say Tipsters' forum with the views of the Racing Post team on the big questions Plus: Racing Post Ratings, Topspeed, trainers and jockeys to follow, pedigree pointers and analysis of the key trials.
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  • BRKJE

    Mastering Mixed Games (Paperback)

    David Macklin

    Love poker but tired of playing No-Limit Hold 'Em? ----- Take up mixed games! ----- Mixed games used to be the domain of legends playing for nosebleed stakes in the back corner of live poker rooms but now, they are becoming more and more popular. This is especially notable at the World Series which features events such as Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better, No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw, Razz and Seven Card Stud Hi-Lo 8 or Better. There are also formats such as Dealer's Choice, H.O.R.S.E., and 8-game, which require expertise in many of these games. ----- David Macklin is a professional poker player and mixed games expert. In Mastering Mixed Games he gives a thorough introduction to each variant, explains basic strategy and then moves on to advanced concepts. With this book you will specifically learn: ----- * solid pre-flop and early hand strategies and ranges --- * how to apply generic concepts to each individual game --- * how to recognise and exploit game flow.
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  • BMMJV

    The Big Book of Poker (Paperback)

    Dario De Toffoli

    Learn the art of Poker from the Best Poker champion and game theorist Dario De Toffoli wants you to become a more consistent player. Put the odds in your favour using De Toffoli's common-sense approaches and advanced concepts, including easy-to-memorize poker mathematics. Learn to recognize and take advantage of different player types, master betting and bankroll strategies, and put your best foot forward at final table play. Beginners are welcome too - De Toffoli will ensure that they don't get lost in the thicket of call, pot and all in. Best of all, the rules, winning strategies and culture of Texas Hold'Em (no limit and fixed) are given pride of place throughout the book. De Toffoli also covers the "soft" concepts of poker, such as table etiquette, the history of the game - and there's even a section on poker in cinema. Written with precision, simplicity and humour by a leading professional player, The Big Book of Poker is the best way to fall in love with the game - and move from a being a regular loser to a confident winner. De Toffoli also covers the "soft" concepts of poker, such as table etiquette, the history of the game - and there's even a section on poker in cinema. Written with precision, simplicity and humour by a leading professional player, The Big Book of Poker is the best way to fall in love with the game - and move from a being a regular loser to a confident winner.
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  • BMJJG

    Monsieur X (Hardback)

    Jamie Reid

    *William Hill Sports Book of the Year award winning author* Monsieur X is a dazzling tale of glamour, riches, violence and ultimately tragedy. Patrice des Moutis was a handsome, charming and well-educated Frenchman with an aristocratic family, a respectable, insurance business, and a warm welcome, in the smartest Parisian salons. He was also a compulsive gambler and illegal bookie. Between the late 1950s and the early 1970s, Des Moutis made a daring attempt to beat the French state-run betting system. His success so alarmed the authorities that they repeatedly changed the rules of betting in an effort to stop him. And so a battle of wills began, all played out on the front pages of the daily newspapers as the general public willed Des Moutis on to ever greater triumphs. He remained one step ahead of the law until finally the government criminalised his activities, driving him into the arms of the underworld. Eventually the net began to close, high-profile characters found themselves the target of the state's investigation, and people began turning up dead.
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    From Vietnam to Vegas! (Paperback)

    Qui Nguyen

    Poker players are always told that to be successful, you have to play aggressively. What is not usually explained is just exactly how you are supposed to play aggressively. On the Final Table of the 2016 WSOP Main Event, Qui Nguyen destroyed the opposition with an absolute masterclass in aggressive play and walked away with the coveted gold bracelet as well as $8 million. If you want to understand what this mythical "playing aggressively" means in practical terms, then From Vietnam to Vegas will give you the answer. ----- Many of the experienced professionals commentating for TV simply couldn't understand Qui's play. Antonio Esfandiari, who has won over $27 million in live play, commented, "I couldn't get a read on Qui Nguyen if my life depended on it." ----- From Vietnam to Vegas tells the complete story behind Qui's magnificent achievement. In this book Qui: --- * reviews 176 key hands from his historic victory at the WSOP Final Table --- * provides an in-depth analysis of his thought process on each hand --- * relates the story of his life, from his early struggles in Vietnam through to his transition to a poker professional in Las Vegas. ----- The book also includes commentary from Steve Blay, founder of AdvancedPokerTraining.com and Qui Nguyen's personal poker advisor at the final table. Blay's commentary often analyzes the mathematical basis behind Qui's decisions, and discusses practical ways to apply it to your own poker game.
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  • BJMFP

    Football Betting Made Easy (Paperback)

    John D. Rothschild

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    From one of the most respected football handicappers in the country, discover profitable football wagering made easy! John Rothschild starts you on your profitable journey with wild gambling stories that are hard to believe, but true. You'll discover enlightening angles that will show you how to often win over 75% of the time. You really can make money wagering, and have fun doing it! In Football Betting Made Easy you'll read about: Why most professional handicappers can't win half of their games. Wagering advice your parents should have taught you. The nine biggest betting blunders most people make. Some of his own comical "big mistakes" that eventually helped him become so successful. How to think differently than everyone else John Rothschild's easy-to-understand approach will help both seasoned professionals and novices. You won't need to learn complicated theories--just how to use clear-cut, proven strategies. The more you read, the more you'll profit!
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  • BJLLX

    52 Great Poker Tips (Paperback)

    Lou Krieger

    A leading poker guru gives you the essential tips to win at Texas Hold 'Em poker at any time, whether at home, at a tournament or playing online. Lou Krieger, author of the bestselling 'Poker Player's Bible', covers the basics, such as tips on when to fold, when to call, and when to raise, but also gives you insider tips to help you raise your game. The advice varies depending on whether you are playing in a tournament, in a fixed-limit game (as is common in the USA) or in a pot- or no-limit game (the kind commonly found in the UK and much of Europe). The tips cover the following categories of games: * limit cash games* no-limit or pot-limit cash games* tips for tournaments* tips that work for all games* specific online poker-playing tips
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  • BIEVG

    Winning on Betfair For Dummies (Paperback)

    Alex Gowar

    Betfair is the world's leading online betting exchange. Launched in 2000, its annual revenues reached GBP145m in 2006. In the last year, Betfair has more than doubled its number of registered users. Since the first edition of the book was published, the total number of Betfair websites has risen to 18, and an Australian exchange has launched. The services Betfair offer have also expanded, including a telephone betting operation and new games including poker, blackjack and baccarat. This is the definitive insider's guide to playing - and winning - on Betfair. Written by Betfair insiders it gives you the full picture of how Betfair works; it explains the terms and jargon, helps you get started on the site, introduces every type of play - including poker and the Betfair Casino - and offers tips and insider know-how that both newcomers seasoned Betfair punters can use to maximise returns.
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  • BIBIE

    Overcoming Gambling Addiction, 2nd Edition (Paperback)

    Alex Blaszczynski

    Take control of your habit and your lifeStruggling with a gambling habit? If you feel that a 'flutter' has evolved into something out of your control, this indispensable book is for you. This self-help manual uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques, aspects of which were pioneered by clinical psychologist Professor Alex Blaszczynski, and now used all over the world, to help with gambling addiction. It will help you to understand how your own gambling problem has developed and what is keeping it going; also, crucially, how to develop the motivation to stop and control any future urges to gamble again. This fully revised and updated new edition takes into account the growth of sport betting and the increased ease of online gambling, as well improvements in clinical interventions.Specifically, you will learn: * Who is put at risk by gambling, with support given to friends and families * Step-by-step recovery techniques OVERCOMING self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper
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  • BHLKS

    Fate's Bookie (Paperback)

    Gary Hicks

    Today, the world lottery market amounts to more than $200 billion in annual sales, and some 140 state lotteries flourish in 75 countries. Yet lotteries have always been condemned for encouraging the belief that success has more to do with luck and chance than hard work or moral values, and they have long been associated with fraud, corruption and greed. But they have also delivered huge benefits: GBP20 billion has been raised for good causes in the UK alone. "Fate's Bookie" tells the story of the lottery from its Ancient Greek origins, through the activities of extraordinary personalities such as Casanova, George Washington and Queen Elizabeth I, the backlash of the moralists such as Wilberforce and the corruption of the Louisiana State Lottery, to its controversial use in allocating school places and public appointments. It is a rich tale of the eternal fight between moral rectitude and the desperation of governments to raise money.
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  • BHGWC

    Kill Everyone (Paperback)

    Lee Nelson

    Kill Everyone took the poker world by storm when it was first released in 2007. Its perfect blend of real-time experience, poker math, and computational horsepower created new concepts and advanced strategies never before seen in print for multi-table tournaments, Sit-n-Go's, and satellites. In this revised and expanded second edition, Kill Everyone adds even more ammunition to a tournament-poker-player's arsenal. In addition to groundbreaking analysis of fear-and-fold equity and equilibrium, plus the presentation of optimal strategies for the bubble, the end-game, and heads-up play, this second edition adds 50 pages of incisive commentary from the hottest tournament-poker player in the world, Bertrand "ElkY" Grospellier, and a new chapter on short-stack cash games to go with the original discussion of playing in short-handed cash games. With a Foreword by 2006 World Series of Poker champion Joe Hachem, annotations by ElkY, and solid math-based strategies from Lee Nelson, Tysen Streib, Steven Heston, and Mark Vos, Kill Everyone packs more poker brainpower between two covers than any book to come before it.
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  • BGYDZ

    Poker Brat (Hardback)

    Phil Hellmuth

    If you know Phil Hellmuth then you either love him or hate him! His rants, tirades, and lines like I can dodge bullets baby" and If it weren't for luck, I'd win them all" are epic and have earned him the nickname the Poker Brat." However, whether you love him or hate him, he is undoubtedly the greatest poker player of our time. Phil is a global poker icon who holds every record at the World Series of Poker, including an extraordinary 14 world championships. In Poker Brat Phil paints a picture of his early Midwestern life, in which he struggled mightily in grade school and high school, but always had aspirations to do something great. Phil takes you from the low lows of his life to the high highs, and shows you how he developed an unhealthy ego along the way, which eventually turned into his poker brat" persona. In Poker Brat, Phil shares his own powerful tips and techniques, the ones that he used to set his goals, and then he shows how he achieved those goals as he climbed to the summit of the poker world.
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    Mastering Small Stakes No-Limit Hold'em (Paperback)

    There is a lot of money to be made at small stakes no-limit hold'em because...surprise, surprise...most of the players aren't very good. However, few players understand exactly how to exploit these games. Competent players who generally play larger stakes will, of course, beat them. But they won't beat them for nearly as much as they ought to. Why? Because they don't understand how to adjust correctly. Playing a solid, competent, decently aggressive style is a strategy that will be profitable. That said, you should not be content with just beating these games - you should be absolutely crushing them. The trick to doing this is to disregard a lot of correct" poker and get way out of line at the right times. The methods required are far from obvious or intuitive but in Mastering Small Stakes No-Limit Hold'em Jonathan Little explains them in great detail. Jonathan constructs a basic strategy to crush small stakes games and also identifies the adjustments that need to be made when facing more competent opposition. You need this book if...* You frequently play small stakes no-limit hold'em * You usually play larger stakes but (especially live) often have to make do with smaller stakes games * You play tournaments (such as WSOP events) that feature numerous recreational players
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  • BGKDF

    Moorman (Paperback)

    Chris Moorman

    Chris Moorman is known as the most successful online poker player of all time. His focused determination and ferocious will to win have led him to achieve record-breaking accomplishments in the poker world including: * $17 million in online and live tournament winnings* 27 World Series of Poker cashes* 25 PocketFives Triple Crowns* Winner of British Poker Awards best online player 2010-2015 Following on from his best-selling first book, Moorman's Book of Poker, Chris decided to mix it up for his second book, Moorman, analyzing his own hands as well as sharing the fascinating story of how he achieved his phenomenal success. Chris discusses life growing up, how he got into poker and documents the highs and lows of his career so far. He takes you straight into the world of million dollar wins and even bigger losses. Naturally, Chris's story is built around his successes at the poker table. Chris discusses numerous key hands from throughout his career and explains in depth how he arrived at his decisions and analyzes whether they were right or wrong.Studying the hand analysis and though processes of the most successful online player ever will undoubtedly take your game to the next level. Furthermore, numerous world class pros, including Daniel Negreanu, Liv Boeree and Fedor Holz, share their insights into Chris's play. Moorman will allow you to understand what it is really like to think and act like the pros.
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  • BEREZ

    Sports Betting to Win (Paperback)

    Steve Ward

    This is a book that teaches you how to bet on sports with the same discipline and mindset as the professionals. Lots of books and websites give advice on profitable strategies - and tipsters and systems proliferate. But this is the only guide that helps you make your trades and bank your wins for the long term, avoiding the perennial dangers of overconfidence, irrationality and emotion. However successful your selections, you are never safe from crippling losses until you know how to bet with the clear head and calm approach of the masters. The simple fact is that most people betting on sports lose over the long term. Performance errors currently hamper the majority of bettors: they lose their bets because they first lose their heads.The only answer is to think differently. With chapters ranging across motivation, performance analysis, the betting process and going pro, this book is the definitive guide to achieving this: - Use dozens of exercises to sharpen your thinking and refine your betting processes. - Share in the exclusive insights of professional sports bettors, who reveal for the first time how they have built successful gambling careers.- Benefit in every chapter from one-to-one training from the author, a professional sports and trading performance coach. Sports Betting to Win is your own personal course for establishing a firm psychological foundation for long-term betting success.
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  • BCVVI

    Gambler's Dharma (Paperback)

    Simon Chokoisky

    Drawing on traditional Vedic Astrology as well as his own research and winning experience, Simon Chokoisky outlines 5 powerful techniques for predicting the outcome of any competition between two opponents with 70-80 percent accuracy. He explains how sports betting offers black-and-white outcomes and you do not have to be an advanced astrologer to understand the principles in this book or to apply them to daily life. Using examples from his bets in the World Cup and baseball, the author shows how to judge the favorite and determine the underdog's chances by looking into the body, mind, and soul of a team and its players. He details how to use the planets to determine the physical strength of each side and whose motivation, mental toughness, and drive to win is strongest as well as the more subtle spiritual nature of each team-who is luckier and who has fate on their side. He details how he used these simple principles to win hundreds of bets and how he now uses them to fund charitable causes.
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  • BBRTU

    Moorman's Book of Poker (Paperback)

    Chris Moorman

    Chris Moorman is the most successful online poker tournament player in history. Leads the industry with more than $11 million in online cashes Excels on the tournament circuit with over $4 million in live cashes Placed in the top three in online tournaments 651 times to date Many strong poker players have written books explaining their thought processes. However, players at the low- to mid-stakes who want to advance to the highest levels find the leap a daunting one. Chris, through years of hard work, has achieved this advance and now wants to help you do the same. Moorman's Book of Poker has a unique approach. Chris analyzes 80 tournament hand histories played by co-author Byron Jacobs - a typical mid-stakes player. The adoption of a coaching format allows Chris to explain in clear detail exactly what is needed to progress to the next level of expertise.
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  • BBQSK

    Mastering Pot-limit Omaha (Paperback)

    Herbert Okolowitz

    Most PLO books advocate a highly conservative game-plan - this style is outdated and will get you crushed in today's games. Mastering Pot-Limit Omaha is different. It is a unique and remarkable book, outlining a whole new approach to the game: teaches you an aggressive style. provides you with clear guidelines on how to develop your game-plan and adjust to your opponents. teaches you how to analyse board textures - the key to success in PLO. Herbert Okolowitz (Huck3be1n) and Wladimir Taschner (Insyder19) are professional poker players, PLO experts and sought-after coaches on Pokerstrategy.com. They will explain in detail: pre-flop hand selection and pre-flop hand dynamics - including analysis of wide 3- and 4-bet ranges and the theory behind optimal bet-sizing. how to use equity shifts on the turn and the river to your advantage and how to bluff correctly. how to understand the game better and to develop a holistic view of the play: connecting pre-flop decisions to action on later streets. Plus much more - A clear game-plan and the right mind-set will improve your win-rate tremendously and give you the edge against your opponents. Mastering Pot-Limit Omaha will give you that edge!
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    Jonathan Little on Live No-Limit Cash Games (Paperback)

    Jonathan Little

    What do you think about when you sit down to play live no-limit cash games? If it's only your hand and how you should play it, then you need to think again! There is much, much more to being a good live cash player than simply playing your hand "correctly". You need to develop a host of other skills. Jonathan Little, a top-ranking professional poker player, will teach you these skills. Jonathan has justifiably gained a reputation as one of the best instructors the game has ever seen. He has an almost unique ability to explain difficult poker concepts in simple terms. Jonathan thoroughly examines the difficult topic of how to modify your play on all post-flop streets based on: * The pre-flop action: limped, raised and re-raised pots have different dynamics * Being in position or out of position * Whether you are the aggressor * Whether you have a strong made hand, a drawing hand or a bluff Jonathan analyzes the numerous different player types and explains how to adjust your game to play well against each of them. In Live No-Limit Cash Games Jonathan also discusses key "non-poker" concepts including: * Bankroll management * Game selection * Spotting and concealing tells * Emotional control
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