Harrington on cash games How to play no-limit hold 'em cash games

Dan Harrington

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vol. 2: 1 / 1 copies available
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Published
Henderson, Nev. : Two Plus Two Pub c2008.
Language
English
Main Author
Dan Harrington (-)
Other Authors
Bill Robertie (-)
Edition
1st ed
Item Description
Includes indexes.
Physical Description
2 v. : ill. ; 22 cm
ISBN
9781880685426
9781880685433
  • About Dan Harrington
  • About Bill Robertie
  • Introduction
  • Organization of the Books
  • No-Limit Cash Games versus No-Limit Tournaments
  • A Sample Hand
  • Part 1. Basic Ideas
  • Introduction
  • The Four Principles of Poker
  • Expectation and Expected Value
  • Example
  • Pot Odds
  • Example
  • Expressed Odds and Implied Odds
  • Example
  • Calculating Outs
  • The Rule of Four and The Rule of Two
  • Bet Types
  • The Value Bet
  • The Probe Bet
  • The Bluff
  • The Semi-Bluff
  • The Check
  • Controlling Pot Odds
  • Example
  • Part 2. The Elements of No-Limit Hold 'em Cash Games
  • Introduction
  • Stack Sizes
  • Stack Sizes and Hand Selection
  • Sample Hand No. 1
  • Sample Hand No. 2
  • Big Hand versus Big Hand
  • Normalizing Hand Values
  • Implied Odds Justification
  • No-Limit Hold 'em and Venture Capitalists
  • Hand Distribution as a Defensive Weapon
  • Hand Selection in Tournament Play and Cash Play
  • Stack Sizes and Bet Count Tables
  • Stack Size, Pot Size, and Pot Commitment
  • Idea No. 1: Balancing the Strength of Your Hand and the Size of the Pot
  • Sample Hand No. 1
  • Sample Hand No. 2
  • Idea No. 2: Courting or Avoiding Pot Commitment
  • Sample Hand
  • Summarizing Hand Strength, Pot Size, and Pot Commitment
  • Hand Reading
  • Sample Hand
  • Defending Against Hand Reading
  • Diversifying Betting Sequences
  • Sample Hand
  • Recap: What Went Wrong?
  • Deception
  • Hand Analysis: Weighing the Evidence
  • The Metagame
  • Playing the Metagame
  • When Not to Make Metagame Plays
  • Metagame Evolution
  • Avoiding Big Mistakes
  • Hand Susceptibility
  • Dealing with Short Stacks
  • Part 3. Tight-Aggressive Preflop Play
  • Introduction
  • Hand Evaluation and Stack Sizes
  • Limping, Raising, and the Deception Principle
  • Adopting Complementary Strategies
  • Factoring in Your Post-Flop Skills
  • Playing Individual Hands
  • The Big Pairs
  • Medium Pairs
  • Small Pairs
  • Small Pairs and Implied Odds
  • Ace-King
  • Ace-Queen
  • Ace-Jack through Ace-Deuce
  • The Trouble Hands
  • Suited Connectors
  • Other Playable Hands
  • Playing the Small Blind
  • Playing the Big Blind
  • Attacking Limpers
  • The Gap Concept in Deep-Stack Poker
  • The Problems
  • Part 4. Tight-Aggressive Flop Play Heads-Up
  • Introduction
  • Your Goal in the Hand
  • Bet Sizing on the Flop
  • Raising the Initial Bet
  • Sample Hand
  • General Guidelines for Flop Play
  • Handling a Single Pair on the Flop
  • Betting Monsters on the Flop
  • Example: Strategy No. 1 and Stacks of 100 Big Blinds
  • An Interesting Variation: The All-In Semi-Bluff
  • Various Flops and How to Respond
  • Preflop Aggressor Out of Position
  • Hand A. You Raised with K[spades suit symbol]K[clubs]
  • Hand B. You Raised with A[heart suit symbol]Q[heart suit symbol]
  • Hand C. You Raised with T[clubs]T[spades suit symbol]
  • Preflop Aggressor in Position
  • Hand D. You Raised with A[spades suit symbol]A[clubs]
  • Hand E. You Raised with A[heart suit symbol]Q[heart suit symbol]
  • Hand F. You Raised with 9[spades suit symbol]9[clubs]
  • Non-Aggressor Out of Position
  • Hand G. You Called His Raise with J[heart suit symbol]J[diamond suit symbol]
  • Hand H. You Called His Raise with 3[clubs]3[heart suit symbol]
  • Hand I. You Called His Raise with K[clubs]J[spades suit symbol]
  • Hand J. You Called His Raise with 7[heart suit symbol]6[heart suit symbol]
  • Non-Aggressor in Position
  • Hand K. You Called His Raise with T[heart suit symbol]T[clubs]
  • Hand L. You Called His Raise with 4[spades suit symbol]4[diamond suit symbol]
  • Hand M. You Called His Raise with K[spades suit symbol]Q[spades suit symbol]
  • The Problems
  • Part 5. Tight-Aggressive Flop Play with Multiple Opponents
  • Introduction
  • Evaluating Hands in Multi-Way Pots
  • Playing Very Strong Hands
  • Sample Hand No. 1
  • Sample Hand No. 2
  • Sample Hand No. 3
  • Playing Overpair and Top Pair Hands
  • Sample Hand No. 1
  • Sample Hand No. 2
  • Playing Middle Pair and Low Pair Hands
  • Sample Hand No. 1
  • Sample Hand No. 2
  • Sample Hand No. 3
  • Playing Drawing Hands
  • Sample Hand
  • The Problems
  • Index