• The Theory of Poker

  • A Professional Poker Player Teaches You How to Think Like One
  • By: David Sklansky
  • Narrated by: Brian Arens
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (35 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This audio edition of David Sklansky's classic discusses theories and concepts applicable to nearly every variation of the game, including five-card draw (high), seven-card stud, hold 'em, lowball draw, and razz (seven-card lowball stud). This audiobook introduces you to the Fundamental Theorem of Poker, its implications, and how it should affect your play. Other chapters discuss the value of deception, bluffing, raising, the slow-play, the value of position, psychology, heads-up play, game theory, implied odds, the free card, and semibluffing. Many of today's top poker players will tell you that this is the book that really made a difference in their play. That is, these are the ideas that separate the experts from the typical players. Those who listen to and study this book will literally leave behind those who don't, and most serious players wear the covers off their copies. This is the best book ever written on poker.

This audio edition of The Theory of Poker is skillfully narrated by Brian Arens, an Audible listener favorite, and includes brand new commentary from the author.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©1987, 1992, 1999 David Sklansky (P)2021 Echo Point Books & Media, LLC
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Solid advice & strategies

There are solid advice & strategies in this book. however it's a little difficult to follow as an audiobook at times. I plan to buy the hard copy to follow some of the hypothetical hands Sklansky lays out. Over great book tho, 9/10 would recommend.

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Worth the wait

the first 2/3rds of book for beginners, last 1/3rd makes up for it. I will read again