When you’re a beginner or an intermediate poker player, you’ve often got lots of questions. Red Chip Poker co-founder James “Splitsuit” Sweeney understood this and took it upon himself to compile a fantastic Q&A guidebook called Unfolding Poker.
Available in both print and as an eBook, here’s our review of what is unquestionably a phenomenal resource for beginner- and intermediate-level poker players.
Shut Up and Deal is Jesse May’s 1998 novel that follows ramblin’ gamblin’ men to Atlantic City, Foxwoods, and Las Vegas. Rather than get into the nitty, gritty details of the tome,
Ben Saxton reflects on the book through the lens of an interesting cash game session that he played with a bunch of poker pros at Aria.
More than just a review of two books written by George “the Engineer” Epstein, namely “Hold’em or Fold’em?” and “The Art of Bluffing”, this post tells the story of how to engineer success at the poker tables, as well as away from them. Here’s hoping you enjoy the read as much as I enjoyed writing it up.
Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton’s influence on the poker world is arguably second to none. What he has accomplished in his storied career, both as a player as well as a promoter of the game, is well documented. Mike has just penned his first book, called “Life’s a Gamble” in which he gives readers and poker fans a front row seat experience into what it was like from his perspective to have been such an integral part of the poker world and its maturation over the years.
Longtime Sexton fan, and co-host of the Top Pair Home Game Poker Podcast, Bruce Briggs penned this great review of Mike’s book. Read it to understand why it’s such a worthwhile book to buy.
The Professor, the Banker, and the Suicide King is one of the world’s most legendary poker books, in which author Michael Craig immortalized the tale of Andy Beal squaring off against “the Corporation” of poker players for millions upon millions of dollars. Here’s a unique take and review on the book, which also combines Ben Saxton’s real life experiences playing in the Bellagio, adjacent to the infamous “Bobby’s Room”, where the legendary poker action took place back in the early 2000s.
You don’t have to be a history buff or a sports buff to appreciate a well-researched book on the history of sports. On the Origins of Sports, by Gary Belsky and Neil Fine, reviews the humble beginnings of 21 of the most beloved sports in the world… including poker! We took a closer look at the poker chapter to see what the authors’ research revealed about poker players’ favorite pastime. What they discovered about poker may surprise you! Read on for more details.