Do poker books help you like I feel they help me?
I feel like after reading a couple of poker books
cover to cover ive ended up playing like 10x better. And all just by reading the books. I came back to playing after reading and my games tend to play out better, I feel in better control and stuff. Not winning huge, but im slowly building my bankroll back to where it started.
Of the two books I read on poker so far my favorite one was the guide to no limit texas
holdem by dennis purdy. Alot of the pages are pictures of the hands and the table. It shows the SB the BB and the button, and the position "you" are in in a hypothetical poker tournament.
It goes through all this hypothetical hands and situations, and the author writes down whats going on. And after reading what is going on, you can stop reading and think about what YOU would do, then read the author's reasoning on what HE would do.
I feel like this gains a person SOOO much more experience at a faster rate than just playing the game. If I could find more reading material like this it'd be great. Ive also thought that maybe it'd be cool to have a poker teaching site where there could be a game where cards are dealt bets are made, and people could all just discuss what the best move to make would be based on all the events and stuff.