Are there any books out there that teaches you how to methodically go through you own hand history? looking less for theory, more on something that is more practical and instructive and maybe some examples on how top players go through their hand history. I'm sure that many of them have probably developed a routine to address this issue. I'm looking for training tips on how to analyze your own hand history.


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    Nice question. I've seen this one in other sites as well, instead of books they only recommend to study your opponents stats. Never seen a book for this topic, but for an article you just have to read this.
    – user1165
    Nov 14, 2015 at 10:36
  • Not a book but a poker camp
    – paparazzo
    Dec 9, 2015 at 2:07
  • I also liked Gus Hansen's "Every Hand Revealed"
    – DSKekaha
    Jan 15, 2016 at 21:28
  • James "Splitsuit" Sweeney has a few hand reading books.
    – Jonast92
    Nov 22, 2019 at 14:04

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Sounds to me like you are looking for Phil Gordon's little Green, Blue, and Gold books. I'll make no claim, but do consider some material in some books is perhaps 'dated.'


I can recommend you to read "Polished poker" by John Anhalt You can also try to use different analyzing software like leak buster or ace poker drills. It helps you to analyze your game and improve your gaming skills.

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    i can't seem to find this book on amazon.
    – jason
    Dec 9, 2015 at 1:05
  • @jason There is more than Amazon in this world
    – David
    Jul 31, 2019 at 7:22

I thought that Ed Miller's analysis in "The Poker 1%" is excellent and a great model for using on your own.


For practicality, there's Every Hand Revealed by Gus Hansen, where he goes over his thought process during the 2007 Aussie Millions, and the 3 volume set, Winning Poker Tournaments One Hand at a Time, by Eric Lynch, Jon Turner, Jon Van Fleet, and Matthew Hilger.

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