How well can you handle the complex situations that arise in live no-limit cash game play? Leading professional Jonathan Little excels at this form of poker. Listen to this book and learn how to master the intricacies of this fascinating game.
Jonathan's first book in this series outlined how the modern professional plays the game. Now Jonathan has produced a second volume, allowing players to test their understanding of the nuances of playing NL live.
The question and answer format allows the listener to examine each individual hand, consider the relevant factors and formulate their thinking about the best line to take. In this way the listener can compare his or her thought processes with those of a top flight professional.
No-limit play is all about successfully adapting your strategy based on:
The pre-flop action
Whether you are the aggressor
Whether you are in position
The relative stack sizes at the table
Testing yourself by going through the examples in this book will enable you to make these adaptations instinctive.
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Doesn't suit audiobook format at all
- Amazon Customer
Overcomplication of basic techniques - unnecessary
His technique is not wrong. It is just an gross over-complication of basic knowledge and techniques. For example, a simple calculation of outs can give you a % calculation of say 20% in less time than it took me to type this one sentence. Jon's calculation requires you to input so many numerical variables that takes 3 times as long in order to get you a more exact 18.9%. If you have played live games long enough, you'd know a decision based on 20% vs 18.9% odds will result in the same decision 99/100 times. So why put yourself through such an equation, when there are so many more factors to take into account?!?! If you like to curl up to a good Algebra book in the evening, then maybe this book is for you. Otherwise, if you like to play poker and want to learn how to make more money playing a game you like - you should probably try books by Kid Poker or Doyle. I have played for decades and was looking to find either an advanced book on poker, or at least an insight as to the minds of the "newer" players. I'm "black coffee." Jon is a "tall red eye in a grande glass, hold the shot." - - - Same thing, but Jon's took a while to get there. Again - not wrong, just over complicated.