Harrington on Online Cash Games; 6-Max No-Limit Hold’em
Authors Dan Harrington and Bill Robertie
Synopsis of Harrington on Online Cash Games; 6-Max No-Limit Hold'em
No-limit hold ’em was once a game played almost exclusively in casinos. But during the last decade, the game’s growth has been fueled in part by the easy availability of online playing sites where participants can play cash games and tournaments 24 hours a day, every day.
In Harrington on Online Cash Games, Dan Harrington shows you the key ideas and skills that will let you master the online poker world which differs in some significant ways from the world of casino games. You’ll learn how to handle different stack sizes, how to play at 6-max tables, how to deal with increased levels of aggression, and how to use the poker databases and heads-up displays that give you unprecedented information on your opponent’s tendencies. Harrington lays out detailed strategies for preflop and post-flop play in both the popular micro-stakes games and the more difficult small-stakes games.
If you play online poker or you’re looking to get started, you’ll need to read this book. Dan Harrington won the gold bracelet and the World Champion title at the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold ’em Championship at the 1995 World Series of Poker. And he was the only player to make the final table in 2003 (field of 839) and 2004 (field of 2,576) — considered by cognoscenti to be the greatest accomplishment in WSOP history.In Harrington on Online Cash Games, Harrington and two-time World Backgammon Champion Bill Robertie have written the definitive books on no-limit cash games in the online world. This books will teach you what you need to know to be a winner playing on the Internet.
Excerpts from Harrington on Online Cash Games; 6-Max No-Limit Hold ’em
This excerpt is from Part Two: Playing Online: The HUD statistics aren’t just stand-alone numbers. In many cases, you can use combinations of statistics to draw more interesting inferences about how your opponents play and what they’re likely to do. more ...
This excerpt is from Part Four: Beating Micro-Stakes Games: One characteristic opponent type in micro-stakes games is the loose-aggressive maniac. These players have a high VP$IP number, a high PFR number, and a high aggression factor — in fact, more or less every measure of activity is high. more ...