For some it’s a hobby; for others it’s practically a science. The logic and luck behind gambling has been boiled down over the years, and now it’s online and available to everybody. Writers from all walks of life and all types of game have gotten on the e-Book bandwagon and uploaded their strategies for your purchase and download.
So, read up, find your edge and find wins at even the best casinos, online or off.
1. About Online Poker by Nicolae Sfetcu
Intended as an introduction to the game of poker, particularly online, this compact, relatively cheap e-Book talks through the basic structures of one of the world’s most wildly popular card games, and how it’s best played online. This is a great download for any beginner, and even any table player looking to get into the online sphere.
Nicolae boasts knowledge of bonus systems, jackpots, strategies and tactics in this A-Z of online Hold ‘Em. The best casinos comp their players with bonuses, free spins and extra jackpots, and sites like bestcasino.co.uk list them all in comparison.
2. Squares & Sharps & Suckers & Sharks by Joseph Buchdahl
Squares & Sharks & Suckers & Sharks is a funny little e-Book. It’s a walk down memory lane, in a way, that examines the science of gambling, of probability, cheating, the history of cards, and the irrationality of human beings.
If you’re looking for a more holistic examination of the sport and psychology of bets and wagers, this book is for you. It teaches you to play online slots and other advantages.
3. Hoyle’s Games by Louis Hoffmann
For a complete rundown of card and table games, look no further than Hoyle’s Games. With detailed sections on everything from chess to baccarat, you’ll be prepared for any challenge ahead. Hoffmann breaks down the rules, the general strategies and the simplest of techniques for each; a great intro to any would-be casino-goer looking to find their niche on the floor.
4. The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling by Adam Kucharski
For centuries, gamblers have been trying to find ways to dupe the system, to win big without the benefits of lady luck and have the odds forever in their favour. It’s only recently, with the maths of probability and the science of strategy that success has been found.
The Perfect Bet examines the history of gambling tactics and the state of modern-day play. Spanning chaos theory, machine learning and game theory, it aims to take the randomness out of gambling and put you in the best position to win. Read more at whsmith.co.uk.
5. Back a Winning Horse by Belinda Levez
A beginners guide to horse racing – Levez takes her readers on a whistle-stop tour of the track in short sections on introductory principles and betting philosophy. This is a nest egg of tips, tricks and veteran experience to help you spot the next big winner. Back a Winning Horse offers full coverage of both internet and in-person bets, betting exchanges and spread bets. Horse racing has a long and rich history. Learn more here: britannica.com.
Gambling, like any hobby, is forever changing. Keep up to date with the latest tactics and games with newly releasing e-Books and audiobooks, however, and you’ll be right as rain.
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