Internet Texas Hold'em: Winning Strategies from an Internet Pro

Internet Texas Hold'em: Winning Strategies from an Internet Pro

by Matthew Hilger

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$29.95

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ISBN-13: 9780974150208
Publisher: Dimat Enterprises, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/28/2003
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.72(d)

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Internet Texas Hold'em: Winning Strategies from an Internet Pro 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
timbrennan on LibraryThing 24 days ago
This is an amazing page turner about the dark side of the Binion family. It's a great read and a must have for true poker history fans.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is pretty sweet and cool. There is a lot of good stuff in it. Mostly it's not bad. But some of it is bad.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a much easier (and laid back) read than one of 'the classics'. In particular, the section on odds and probablity is much clearer than S&M and the 'test your skills' sections are more infomative than S&M's hand quizs. Don't let the cheezy cover fool you, this is an excellent read.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought the poker advice in Hilger's book was excellent, and while I agree that there is not much here that you can't find in other Texas hold'em books, the writing style is very clear and concise (which is not always the case -- good poker players don't always make good poker authors, but Hilger is an exception). I do agree with another poster's advice to find sign-up bonus codes when you open accounts at the major sites as the book talks about -- pokercroaker.com keeps their codes updated fairly frequently. Overall, it was an enjoyable read that I felt helped my poker game. Before tackling higher limit games, though, I think additional reading, perhaps Sklansky books, would be prudent.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was somewhat disappointed by this book, not because the advice was poor, but rather simply because I don¿t think it added too much to the existing poker literature¿the book bills itself as a guide to helping you beat the internet poker games, but most of the advice is simply generic poker strategy advice (and if that¿s all you¿re looking for, there are certainly more accomplished authors, i.e. sklansky, malmuth, jones) to look to first. I also think the book could and should have devoted more time to the very real differences between the internet games and live casino play. The recent surge in poker¿s popularity has led to a HUGE influx of very poor players into the online poker sites, and I think the author could have taken some time to explain strategy variations that are effective in the different style of play you find online ¿ if you do open an account online, though, search around for a sign-up bonus code to use when you sign up ¿ another post here led me to pokercroaker.com, who keeps theirs updated fairly frequently. That being said, the advice is fairly sound, and written in an easy-to-understand style ¿ just not all that much different than can be found in more popular books, by the authors mentioned above.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is terrific! It paid for itself the first time i played after reading only half of it. I bought the book because i lost a lot of $ on the internet but since i bought it i've only been winning. Highly recommend it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If I had only one Hold 'Em book I could buy this would be it. Even though it is geared towards online games, all of the information is transferable to live play. The charts are easy to follow and provide an excellent set of starting hands based on table position. Also, provides numerous sample hands. There isn't a Hold 'Em player out there who wouldn't benefit by owning this book. It will pay for itself.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Hig rules, greatest book ever!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great poker book. I purchased it a while back, after I started playing and not fairing well. I had read the reviews on it and thought I would give it a shot. One review I read said something to the effect that the book paid for itself in the first week. I knew that wouldn't happen to me as it would take more than a week for me to read it...slow reader. However, since reading the book I have not been losing but winning. This book is an easy read for anyone interested in Texas Hold'em...either on the internet or live games. It is geared specifically toward on-line poker but is very applicable to live games as I haven't lost a live game since getting it. I would highly recommend this book. Easy reading and very helpful, especially the 'Test Your Skills' sections and 'Chapter Review' sections.
Guest More than 1 year ago
You have heard the adage 'I taught him everything he knows?' Yes I am his ole man, but my game got much better just because I clipped out some of those charts that tells you exactly what to do after the flop or the turn. Follow the advice and you will be a winner much more often!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I've read many poker books and I believe this one will become a classic. As a Hold'em book, the topics are very well organized and easy to read. And unlike other poker books, there are lots of hand examples to help you learn the concepts presented in each chapter. This book can help both beginning and advanced players. The book is also very useful for players trying to make the adjustment from the casino to the internet. Highly recommended.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is much like a textbook with a chapter summary and hand examples. I found his approach to be very easy to understand, although it will probably take several readings to absorb all of the material. The book has already paid for itself in one week.