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Winning Low-Limit Hold'em

3.74  ·  Rating Details ·  317 Ratings  ·  19 Reviews
For over seventeen years, Winning Low Limit Hold'em has been the reference standard introduction to Texas Hold'em. Experienced hold'em players give this book to their friends who want to learn the game. Recently updated and expanded to include coverage of online poker and no-limit hold'em single-table tournaments, this is the one book that you need to start your hold'em ca ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Conjelco (first published 1994)
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Jason Koivu
Nov 29, 2008 Jason Koivu rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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BEST HOW-TO PLAY HOLD'EM EVER! I've read a few books about "winning" poker from players who've won and I found this to be the best, most comprehensive book for the beginner. It really holds your hand and walks you through the basics, so that by the end you should be a regular winner at your local "home game" table.

Sklansky and Malmuth's books are good too, especially with all the visuals and hands that they take you through step-by-step, but they don't quite explain the fundamentals in layman's
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Timmy
Jun 28, 2010 Timmy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Winning at the crazy loose tables you find at the lowest limits of hold'em involves playing a different game than winning at higher levels or no limit, and this book walks the reader through the strategies that are most effective for low limits. In the end, the best tactic to combat this level of competition is very straight forward tight-aggressive poker. Patience and discipline are the keys to long term success. In this sense, the book does not reveal anything Earth shattering. There are a few ...more
Tony
Mar 03, 2011 Tony rated it really liked it
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It's limit hold 'em, a very different game than no limit, which is the only reason that I didn't rate it higher. I needed to get that in upfront.

That being said, it's a great primer for anyone who wants to learn that game, and if you have good handle on the no limit game, reading this book will help your play there.

Like most good books for beginners, he reminds the reader that it's better to play fewer hands and win big, than play many hands with smaller pots. Hand reading is a tough art, and f
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CV Rick
Sep 25, 2009 CV Rick rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I happen to think there are more tactics and math in Limit Hold'em than there is in No Limit Hold 'em. I, like everyone else who watches poker on television, started playing the No Limit game but I have moved to low stakes limit poker because I believe there's more opportunity to win money over the long run. This is the perfect instruction manual for that game. It steps through every part of the hand - Preflop, flop, turn, river, and shows how to tighten up your game, plug leaks and show a stead ...more
HomePokerGames.Com
This is the best book for low-limit hold 'em. Most of this book resembles a typical introductory book. It covers pre-flop play, post-flop play, pot-odds and all the other basic concepts of poker. But it's philosophy about low-limit games in particular is where it excels. It emphasizes that bluffing won't work. Winning low-limit hold em is not about playing fancy, it is about playing good solid fundamental poker.
Randy
Aug 20, 2007 Randy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Only read this one if you're playing the 2/4 or 4/8 Hold'em tables at Flamingo on the Vegas strip. Obviously a book on Low-Limit isn't going to win the big bucks, but you'd be surprised what a little persistence, -- 8 hours of it -- can turn into...at least a free buffet.
Tim
May 25, 2009 Tim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good book for those who are interested in playing low limit hold em games. While the book won't make you a huge winner the strategies involved will keep you losses to a minimum and should, over time, allow you to post a small profit.
Toms
Jul 29, 2014 Toms rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome book
Tim
Apr 22, 2008 Tim rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great book teaches fundamentals of playing low limit hold'em.
Frank
Dec 17, 2015 Frank rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great advice on how to play against the average play any 2 cards player!
Steven
May 04, 2012 Steven rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
THE guide to low limit Texas Holdem Poker
Francis S
Dec 22, 2015 Francis S rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This book was the first time I saw how a simple framework could create a consistent edge in decision making for situations of financial uncertainty involving other humans.

Joe
May 27, 2008 Joe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the best books on basic poker theory around.
Roland Martinez
Dec 10, 2011 Roland Martinez rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the limit hold em bible.
Quintin Riis
This book is lame on so many levels.
Tim
Feb 25, 2012 Tim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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a classic of poker strategy lit, and deservedly so--probably still applicable in today's games. Reviewed for Card Player.
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