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Applications of No-Limit Hold ’em teaches theoretical sound poker, and thus the ability to create the bet-sizings and ranges which will beat the better players.

Applications of No-Limit Hold’em is definitely not a book for beginners. It has a rich density – it is filled with helpful advice, and is abundant in examples exactly at the moments a player might need one. The book’s readers consider it to be well thought out, helping them to become better, well-rounded players. Some aspects of the book might not be up to date, though, as in poker tendencies change rather quickly – but, as the author said, constantly updating a work with the latest trends would cause it never to be published at all.

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Texas Hold ‘em is one of the most exciting versions of Poker available, due to its intense anticipation when the cards are dealt in. This happens gradually in four separate stages, with a round of betting after each development – The Deal, The Flop, Fourth Street (also known as The Turn) and Fifth Street (also known as The River).

Each player is dealt just two cards and will hold only these two ‘hole cards’ for the duration of the contest. After receiving these cards and assessing their value, a first round of bets ensues where you can call, raise or fold.

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