Best Video Poker Books

Here is a list of books that we believe every poker player should read before playing. Because why wouldn’t you give yourself the best possible chance to win? As everyone knows, knowledge is power. So without further ado, let’s take a look at the top 5 best video poker books…

1. The Video Poker Edge by Linda Boyd (2005)

Linda Boyd is a video poker expert with years of gambling experience. In this book, she aims to highlight each important decision that every player will need to make throughout a poker game. And how to play smart and make the right ones. It introduces you to the basics of video poker and explains all of the rules in a simple way that is easy for anyone to understand. There will be lots of examples of different types of video poker games and she will even give her own personal recommendations! The step by step guide can be helpful for beginners as well as experienced players. Oh, and as an added extra, she has included detachable strategy cards throughout the book. So you can take them out, pop them in your wallet/purse and take them to the casino with you for a reminder.

2. Million Dollar Video Poker by Bob Dancer (2003)

If you haven’t heard of Bob Dancer before, he’s the worlds number one video poker expert. So who better to take advice from, ey? He has blessed the world by releasing a book on everything you need to know about video poker. Including, the history, techniques, strategies, tournaments, identifying highest-return games, team playing and so much more! Ultimately, the book will teach you how to create as much profit from your poker playing as possible. This guide was created for beginners with the aim of helping them a fast track to a high level of poker playing. But with his expertise, we can guarantee that even experienced players or even professionals could learn a thing or two.

3. The Video Poker Answer Book by John Grochowski (2000)

This is an absolutely perfect book for beginner video poker players. Experienced or professionals are already most likely to know the majority of topics covered in this book. Grochowski will answer all of the burning questions that you’ll have about video poker as a beginner player. Such as how to use video poker strategy cards, the best video poker games for beginners, the importance of paytables, techniques needed to win and SO much more. He also covers many different types of video poker and explains different strategies you can apply to each one. Including the most popular variants, Jacks or Better, Deuces Wild, Tens or Better, Bonus Poker, Aces and Faces and Joker Poker. As well as less popular ones too.

4. Video Poker for the Intelligent Beginner by Bob Dancer (2009)

Another book from the extremely talented video poker genius himself, Bob Dancer. Like Million Dollar Video Poker, this book is also created for beginner video poker players. He gives a detailed step by step guide on how to play video poker, with many useful pieces of advice along the way. He covers an incredibly wide range of video poker variants. In fact, it’s very unlikely you’ll come across one in a land-based casino that he hasn’t covered. So, if you want a breakdown of each game, this book is very informative and clear.

5. Frugal Video Poker by Jean Scott and Viktor Nacht (2006)

A must-have for any video poker player. Why? because with Jean Scotts and Viktor Nacht (video poker experts) knowledge combined, this is a real gem and great source of information. It gives insights into the best poker strategies to implement into your gameplay for the best possible chance of winning. Tried and tested by these experts themselves for many years. And the profits they have managed to earn speak for themselves!

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