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How Gus Hansen came up with 30%?

Your question is a great example of some of the math that you need to carry out at the table. The first part is to know the value you're getting from the situation. Since Gus is calling a smaller ...
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How Gus Hansen came up with 30%?

I would suggest you have a read up on Pot Odds Here are a few sites: Pot Odds Wikipedia The Poker bank pot odds Hopefully these will help you understand.
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Good Poker AUDIO Books

I haven't tried any full-length books, but the Thinking Poker podcast is a great source of poker strategy in audio format. They always have a good strategy segment in their weekly podcast, and they ...
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Raising all-in against calling stations on draws?

If you've also read one of Sklansky's older books (Theory of Poker), you'll be familiar with the Fundamental Theorem of Poker: Every time you play a hand differently from the way you would have ...
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Book or books to learn to play Poker

Take no offense please, but "Poker For dummies" by Lou Krieger, is a fair starting point although published in the late 1990's so parts of it are dated as far as the state of online poker is ...
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Good Poker AUDIO Books

I recommend: http://haseebq.com/category/philosophy-of-poker/ and the site in general.
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Good Poker AUDIO Books

Decide to Play Great Poker by Annie Duke and John Vorhaus is excellent, IMHO.
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Book or books to learn to play Poker

For the basic rules, most any of the Hoyle books would be a good starting point. However, you won't get much in terms of strategy.
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Poker books for people with short attention spans

I have never read that book from Daniel Negreanu, but in general books that are that old are a bit dated. You might still be able to beat an easy $1-$2 game with what are often just tight-aggressive ...
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Pot Odds in "The Mathematics of Poker" Example 4.3

They're playing limit hold'em. That pot size means the SB folded, BB checked and the other player. 15$ from the SB, 30$ from the BB and 30$ from the other player. Limit hold'em or fixed-limit hold'em ...
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Am I supposed to deny equity to draws?

I don't think these examples are at odds with each other. The reason why you should raise top-two on a JhTh5c flop is not (primarily) to deny equity. It is to build a pot and get value from your ...
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books or articles on methodically analyzing hand history

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.'
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Good Poker AUDIO Books

Elements of Poker by Tommy Angelo was very enjoyable. As with all good books, they can be "read" more than once. He narrates it himself.
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Does the "the theory of poker applied to no limit" cover all the contents in "The Theory of Poker" both by David Sklansky?

In my case , I'm currently reading "the theory of poker" and I can tell that the book is really changing my way to think as a poker player. In the other hand, I can't tell you anything about ...
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blogs of David Sklansky

I asked Mason Malmuth he said David has never done a blog. He is however still active at 2+2.
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Best books for beginners Pot-Limit Omaha

Best book, I don't know as it's pretty personal opinions, but Master Pot-Limit Omaha the modern aggressive approach by Herbery Okolowitz & Wladimir Taschner is good. Ok strictly speaking not the ...
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Raising all-in against calling stations on draws?

You artificially make this about all-in when it is not. Pretty simple. If you can get someone to take bad odds then take as much as you can. The problem here is you don't really know if they ...
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Are there any recommended Tournament Theory Books?

Book recommendations are kind of out of scope. A Sit & Go is a mini tournament. Because of the payout structure a chip you lose is worth more than a chip you win. You need to stay alive. You ...
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Poker books for people with short attention spans

For future reference for people, I am now reading a book called Easy Game by Andrew Seidman, and it is an excellent book with about 3-4 page long chapters. Perfect for those little reading sessions.
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Poker books for people with short attention spans

I really like the Harrington on Hold'em series of books. I've just completed volume I and volume II, although I'm not a huge fan of reading! However, I found the books easy to read - you are given ...
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How Gus Hansen came up with 30%?

Thanks to over-sophisticated answers like the ones given here it took me forever to understand this stuff.. It's actually way easier to calculate: bet/pot+bet -> 2,200/5,200+2,200=0.297 which ...
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Classic Books for Texas Hold'Em

Texas Holdem for advanced players by David Sklansky and Mason Malmuth This was the bible for limit Holdem player in the late eighties on. It is about playing limit texas Hold-em, but still a must read ...
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