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Getting Started in Hold 'em
Recently, countless people have started playing poker, hoping to quit their jobs and strike it rich. Sadly, most of these "professional" players will wind up broke. While many people play, few win consistently.
In Getting Started in Hold 'em, noted poker authority Ed Miller guides you onto the winning path. As someone who made the leap from beginner to professional in less...more
Paperback, 206 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Two Plus Two Pub.
(first published February 28th 2005)
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I picked up Ed Miller's Getting Started in Hold'em at a gorgeous secondhand bookstore in Harrisburg. Pros: It was dirt cheap. Cons: It was published in 2005, very shortly after the poker boom really kicked off, when everyone was throwing money around and few people had figured out what they were doing yet, so it's possibly kind of dated, and if I knew enough about poker strategy to really be able to evaluate what's still applicable and what's not, I wouldn't be reading books with "getting starte ...more
Ed Miller is such a great teacher. The concepts in this book are easy to understand and are presented in such a way that you can take them to the table immediately. I highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to learn the game. The short stack NL strategy outlined in this book is GOLD don't miss it.