If you have serious plans of earning money from poker in the longer run, you are advised to study the game and what the experts have to say in a greater detail. There is so much literature already available on the Web and also in the printworld One has to begin the process first and we have some good references to offer you in this regard.
Poker for Dummies
Richard D. Harroch, Lou Krieger
Paperback: 298 pages
Publisher: For Dummies, 2000
An amazingly good introduction to all the essential poker concepts you need to get started. It begins on the ground floor and works up to strategies for popular games, with lots of attention-grabbing subtopics including slang, card room etiquette, tells and tournaments. This is an outstanding first book on poker, with explanations in simple English, but some more advanced players have complained about its lack of details about how to really play the games.
Caro's Book of Poker Tells
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Cardoza, 2003
More than 300 pages and over 170 photographs devoted to the body language of poker, this book shows poker players in action and provides Caro’s own associated explanations about when players are bluffing, when they are not and why? Following an Amazon reviewer, this book “really breaks down the art of poker (that is, the ability to read people) into simple categories of tells that are understandable and recognizable by anybody.”
Hold’em Poker for Advanced Players
David Sklansky and Mason Malmuth
Paperback: 332 pages
Publisher: Two Plus Two Pub., 3rd edition, 1999
Among poker aficionados and pros of the game, this is the most frequently recommended and referenced book with a wealth of practical advice. In the opinion of one reviewer, “this has been one of the most influential Poker books ever written and has literally changed how people have played the game.” What is more, this book has, in large part, set the standard by which other poker books have come to be judged. Highly recommended reading for all seekers of poker wisdom.