Action. What most poker players crave. The more they play, the more they need. Understanding this principle, one sees how poker’s recent. Alive4r. Alive4r’s picture. Collin Moshman: Heads-Up No-Limit Hold ’em. Has anyone of you read this book and what do you think about it? Top. Heads-Up No-Limit Hold ’em has 90 ratings and 4 reviews. Al said: Excellent read. Does an Collin Moshman (Goodreads Author). · Rating details ·

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Return to Book Page. What most poker players crave. Even an intermediate skill player where I would consider myself is likely to improve their hand reading skills.

This part collects twenty or so short chapters that focus on a wide variety of heads-up specific issues. Open Preview See a Problem? Biblofilter rated it liked it Jun 12, But those times our opponent four-bets us all-in, or calls and we miss, creates a difficult spot for us. Stephan Lamoureux rated it it was amazing Nov 27, First, suppose our hand was A 2 rather than 4 4. The reasoning behind this play is that an intelligent player will tend to think that someone who has been tight from the big blind and unexpectedly makes a small reraise may be doing so because he wants action with a strong hand.

When our opponent folds, we win the hand regardless. This text is the first strategy book devoted to no-limit heads-up play. Apr 11, Christoph Weber rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lists with This Book.

Heads-Up No-Limit Hold’em Book – Collin Moshman

This is an excellent time to execute a three-overbet by reraising all-in. Understanding this principle, one sees how poker’s recent history — particularly the evolution of players’ preferences for various forms of online play — has followed what might in hindsight be considered a predictable sequence. Jose Aguilar rated it really liked it Jan 04, The last two parts “step back” so to speak to discuss broader issues, “The Metagame” Part Six and “Career Play” Part Sevenadding more worthwhile advice regarding issues like pace-setting, tilt control, timing tells, among other issues specific to heads-up play.


The third part, “Pot Size Manipulation,” introduces the useful “bets-per-hand” concept to help one arrive at an ultimate dollin size that fits with one’s goals for a particular hand.

Refresh and try again. You have been folding to most button raises, and you now make a small reraise. Fortunately for most people H to H is a rare experience so this col,in not be a great deal of help to many people. It is in this part that Moshman answers a common tournament-related question regarding the notion of “effective stack sizes.

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The book then concludes with appendicies containing information about preflop hand probabilities, drawing odds, and starting hand rankings. Other useful concepts emerge here in the context of pot control, including “process of elimination” when deciding between available options and “price-setting the river” i.

So it is likely he has the best hand. Heads-up confrontations can hezds in any game, even when every seat is occupied. Plus, you can always win a big pot when you flop a strong hand and your opponent connects as well. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But it has potential. You have shown significant strength, and, hp to your earlier tightness, there is no reason for him to believe you are bluffing.

You will learn to: Ed Greening rated it liked it Apr 26, This first section discusses an advanced play that works well against thinking, aggressive opponents, particularly those who raise liberally from the button preflop. In addition, with the increasing number of heads-up matches now available, becoming proficient in them can be highly profitable. Manipulate the pot size based on your hand and your opponent, 4.


Want to Read saving…. Adjusting to the amount of aggression can be difficult since heads-up battles require you to bet and raise with many hands. Throughout this part and the book as a wholeMoshman unambiguously favors aggression as the “one common element” to all consistently winning styles of heads-up play.

For instance, if the flop had been J 8 2and he raised your post-flop leadout bet, then more often than not, you will be facing at least top pair or perhaps second pair with a higher kicker. Moshman’s response here is that “from a math perspective” it is “incorrect” in heads-up situations not to understand that “the effective stack is the only stack-related criterion necessary for making strategy decisions.

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Play and exploit the most common playing styles 3. This is clearly a situation to avoid. The next part, “Crucial Heads-Up Concepts and Situations,” is the longest of the book, comprising over a third of its length. Bad username or password Sign in. In particular, simply by playing a standard loose-aggressive style, you will have a considerable edge if the match progresses normally. Oleg Savelev rated it did not like it Oct 22, Think I will go back and give it 1 Star to help keep it out of the hands of dangerous people.

Part Two “Playing Styles and Exploiting Styles” then describes different playing styles and the relative merits and deficits of each. Despite this, no-limit heads-up hold em is growing rapidly, especially on the Internet.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A smaller raise will tend to pot-commit us, and pocket pairs play well in case of a call since two high cards significantly outnumber pairs from a hand combination perspective.