Here are the four must have books in your library to improve your game and put you in a better position to win your next poker tournament.
1. Harrington on Hold ’em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments, Vol. 1: Strategic Play by Dan Harrington
Dan Harrington wrote this breakthrough tournament book a few years ago and it’s still an essential read. This first volume tends to deal with situations early in an event when blinds are small and chip stacks are high. It provides a sound approach to tournament strategy.
2. Harrington on Hold ’em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments, Vol. 2: Endgame by Dan Harrington
After you read Volume I, you will want to get Volume as it talks about how to play after the early stages of an event pkv qq. Here you will learn about inflection points and the mighty M, so you can calculate when to move all-in It is a reasoned approach to poker tournaments.
3. Every Hand Revealed by Gus Hansen
This is a winning book written by arguably the best no limit tournament player. In this book, Gus analyzes every hand he plays on his way to winning a major tournament–the Aussie Millions in 2007. It is insightful, smart and eye-opening to read how a champion thinks through every decision.
4. Making the Final Table (World Poker Tour) by Erick Lindgren
This is a book that has never received the accolades it deserves. Erick is another big winner and he gives you great advice by revealing how he approaches the game. His approach is not about cashing, it’s about winning.
Don’t forget there is one more tournament poker book you absolutely must read. It is the only reference book on poker with the top 101 plays the Poker pros use to win poker tournaments. It’s like having the best of all the tournament poker strategies in one book.
The book is “Tournament Poker: 101 Winning Moves” and it is written by me, Mitchell Cogert. My book continues to get the highest ratings on amazon and is an easy and fun read for beginning and intermediate level players.