Top 10 Must Read Books for Amateur Poker Players

With so many poker tips and training books out there, it can he hard to know what ones are worth reading if you are an amateur poker player. Having read hundreds of books on poker myself I have made a short list of just ten poker tips and advice books that are well worth reading…


Harrington on Hold 'em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments
Harrington on Hold ’em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments

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It might be a little slow reading, but once it gets into the bones of the tips and strategies you will consider this book more of an investment than a book purchase.

Reading Poker Tells
Reading Poker Tells

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The book is made in a way that really helps you take the concepts and ideas learned and use them in a real-world game. I have no doubt this book will improve just about anyone’s game.

Best Blackjack
Best Blackjack

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Filled with strategies for single and multiple-deck games, tips on taking advantage of sloppy dealers and a masterclass of card counting techniques that will help most amateur poker players.

Winning Low-Limit Hold'em
Winning Low-Limit Hold’em

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This is for the “Texas Hold’em”, which is the most popular version of the game and it doesn’t go in too deep making it perfect for growing players.

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Jonathan Little's Excelling at No-Limit Hold'em
Jonathan Little’s Excelling at No-Limit Hold’em

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Featuring a lot more motivational advice than many other books it has a good mixture of advice, tips from the basic to the quite advanced.

Moorman's Book of Poker
Moorman’s Book of Poker

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While it does feature some truly professional level poker tips and advice it doesn’t do it in a patronising way. It helps you to grow, understand and learn.

Kill Everyone: Advanced Strategies
Kill Everyone: Advanced Strategies

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The authors of Kill Everyone set out “to marry poker math with real-time experiences to provide a sound approach to recurring situations” and indeed it does have a good mix of both math and tactics.

Playing Poker To Win
Playing Poker To Win

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It doesn’t matter if you are a complete novice at poker or a regular player. The tips and advice in this book will make pretty much anyone a better poker player.

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Phil Gordon's Little Green Book
Phil Gordon’s Little Green Book

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With this book I was impressed by the amount of tips and advice given to other aspects of the game, like pre-game advice and money management, making this book much better for starters rather than the poker pros.

Sit 'N Go Strategy
Sit ‘N Go Strategy

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This book for me was the best of the all. With guided tips and strategies on Low Blind Play, Mid Blind Play, High Blind Play and Career Play. If you have ever had dreams of becoming a professional poker player, this is the book you want.

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