This was not the case with Jared Tendler's tome. While on occasion he does seem to go around in circles this is still the best book ever written on the mental aspect of poker. I read much ...more
What I liked about Jared Tendler was he gives you personal excercises to work on your own to discover why you tilt. They aren't easy, they are time consuming and most definitely are for the serious student of the game.
I actually wrote him (foolishing thinking I could afford his help) ...more
Having playing poker for many years I have become accustomed to the many ups and downs of the game. Sometimes these ups and downs (okay, usually the downs) begin to affect me emotionally. It's something I've struggled with; focusing only on results becomes a distraction against playing well and sometimes against playing at all.
The Mental Game of Poker addresses these issues. It doesn't just notice them, it examines and dissects them. For me it helped me better understand what was really going on...more
read this after seeing stephen burns reccommend it. as a day trader, the techniques the author uses for dealing with poker tilt can be used to describe going on tilt in trading...its a very excellent book every day trader should read
The first thing you should know about The ...more
Since its publication in 2011, Jared Tendler's The Mental Game of Poker has also earned a place among Sklansky, Caro, Brunson, and Harrington in the poker literature canon. It has truly established itself as a new must-read for all ...more
- It's important to realize the reality of the physical limit of your range - not what you wish the reality would be
- Most efficient way to improve is focus on the weakness first
- Always compare bad game to bad game (never a bad game with your best game)
- Preparation: Review long term goals & goals for this session, review list with the correctio ...more
It was never the financial part of it, because due to my absolute distaste for actually wasting money, the max I could potentially lose was lower than a normal night out. But I don’t get mad eating at a restaurant when I get the bill. So, what is it this that gives a person such a ro ...more
A new topic had not known ...more
This book deals with the entire Psychological aspect of Poker, which in my opinion is 30-40% of the game. If would be really irresponsible to attempt to play Poker without having the knowledge of principles and tools in this book. It could take a lifetime to master or even realise the mistakes you're making.
Reader's learning curve will be reduced by a couple of years if they apply the tools in this book.
An absolute must read for anyone who wants to take poker seriously and who feels they have leeks in their mental game. ...more