- 110 pages
- Hold 'Em Poker
- David Sklansky
- 02 March 2017 David Sklansky
Is Must Reading For Anyone Planning To Play Hold Em It Was The First Definitive Work On Hold Em Poker And Was Originally Published In 1976 Yet It Is Still One Of The Best Selling Poker Books Available, And In 1997 It Was Expanded And Updated To Account For Today S Modern Double Blind Structure The Text Is Designed For Someone Relatively New To The Game, But It Still Contains Much Sophisticated Material Which All Players Should Find Beneficial It Is Probably Best Known For The Sklansky Hand Rankings, Which Made The Game Much Simpler To Quantify And Understand Some Of The Topics Include How Texas Hold Em Is Played, The Importance Of Position, The First Two Cards, The Key Flops, Strategy Before The Flop, Semibluffing, The Free Card, Slowplaying, Check Raising, Heads Up On Fifth Street, And How To Read Hands.
Sklansky was born and raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, where he graduated from Teaneck High School in 1966 2 He attended the University of Pennsylvania, but left before graduation He returned to Teaneck and passed multiple Society of Actuaries exams by the time he was 20, and worked for an actuarial firm 3 Sklansky is generally considered by whom a top authority on gambling He has written man