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Harrington on Hold 'em: Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments Review

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- The book is laid out well for learning. Each chapter starts with a discussion of the topic, touching on the theory. There are several example situations with the authors' answers and detailed reasoning, as well as the merits of alternative plays.
- Doesn't just focus on tight solid tournament play it shows you a wide variety of different strategies and types of plays in tournaments.
- Any level of poker player can learn something from this book to help there game.
- Doesn't go too in depth about the math of the game focuses on table presence and provides useful hints and tips to make you a better no limit player.


- None, this is one of the top poker books on the market.

Additional Information

Dan Harrington is probably the most famous nice guy in poker, most non agressive entertaining poker players no matter how good they are don't get the attetion or respect the deserve. The solution to this? Make it to the final table of the WSOP 2 years in a row with the largest fields in WSOP History. Harrington has earned the respect from every poker player for accomplishing such an amazing task. Harrington is arguably the BEST tournament poker player in the world & his book has long been awaited. Harringtons book has received rave reviews as being the best no limit tournament poker book on the market today. This is VOLUME1 of a 2 part volume for this series, no exact date has been set for the release of Volume 2.

The books covers the following topics:
- The Game of NL Hold 'em
-Playing Styles and Starting requirements
-reading the table
-Pot Odds and Hand Analysis
-Betting before the flop
_Betting after the flop
-Betting on 4th and 5th st

Book Details:
Paperback: 381 pages
Publisher: Two Plus Two Pub. (November, 2004)
ISBN: 1880685337
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.6 x 1.0 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds.


This book is a must have for any serious poker player, no matter what they're will be some information in this book that will make you a better poker player, doesn't matter if your an amateur or professional. Dan Harrington didn't make the final table of the WSOP 2 years in the row because of luck. Dan spills his guts and doesn't hold anything back in this book, this book isn't just a profit based product like most products about poker nowadays. If you are a pure beginner to the game I have to reccomend you start of with a simpler book at first but definetly have this book waiting to read once you have a better undestanding of the game.


Posted by DC80 on Mar 02, 2005 - 09:09 PM
My score: 5

I love dan Harrington.

Posted by Gromph on Mar 14, 2005 - 05:04 PM
My score: 5

Started reading it and its great. Most in depth & detailed book I have read by far. Highly recommded.

Posted by mattlandry1000 on Mar 15, 2005 - 12:10 PM
My score: 5

Where can I buy it?

Posted by Noma69 on Mar 27, 2005 - 08:28 PM
My score: 5

I think thats its the best book on nl holdem out there and can't wait for vol 2

Posted by tedh7 on Apr 07, 2005 - 12:50 PM
My score: 5

harringtons the man. good book

Posted by Static on Apr 07, 2005 - 10:35 PM
My score: 5

i just finished this book and it shows how to play a tight solid poker game. it is the most detailed and explanatory book i have ever read. he has so many examples explained in very specific situations and basically covers how to play every single diff. also explains how to play many different tournament strategies.theis book is awesome.

Posted by scaryjerry on Apr 26, 2005 - 05:47 PM
My score: 5

I recently finished this book and consdier it among the best NL books I have read. I have recomended it to several of my friends. My tournement play has improved significantly and I am winning much more consitently.

Posted by yodoha on Apr 27, 2005 - 01:02 AM
My score: 5

Lol well if this book has no cons than it must be really good no point in giving it less than a 10/10

Posted by ReadChomsky on Jun 04, 2005 - 04:55 PM
My score: 5

The Bible. Harrington is the best, and he proves it in his book. There is no better advice on how to play the big blind than in this book, not to mention how Harrington has revolutionized the gap theory. Genius.

Posted by ECWGuy420 on Jul 07, 2005 - 02:30 AM
My score: 5

I got my copy today and started to get into and I can safely say, it's amazing.

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