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## Hey I am new here

1. Hey all,

I just started playing poker about a month ago, and I do enjoy it very much. I have experienced moderate success at the very low stakes games. I am alright at reading people, but I need to improve on calculating the odds and outs. Could anyone recommend some reading?

Thanks, I appreciate it.
2. hey:

Welcome.

There are lots of posts about both reading material and training sites available through the search feature.

I'll start you off by suggesting Harrington book 2.

gl
3. GOOD LUCK!
4. i reckon you deserve a big country Welcome!
5. Harrington's Books (1 and 2) are both good reads.

Welcome to the site. Hopefully you'll learn a lot while you're here. PD is probably the best place to get everything you need about poker questions.

Aside from that, now go to OT so I can tell you "Welcome to P5, now GTFO" LOL J/K
6. Full Tilt Tourney Guide is excellent!
7. Yeah I read Harrington #1, but I am probably going to read it again. I'm pretty good with Poker theory, I would just like to be able to calculate odds better without having to resort to one of the odds calculator programs
8. Easy, fast way to calculate odds post flop: Their outs on next street= # outs x2, odds for both streets = outs x 4, (for flop shove). (these are approximate %, but close enough). Ex. you have 98s vs his AA; flop is Ks 2s Jc, you have 9 outs on turn and again on river, or ~36% chance of hitting flush by river. Remember not to apply turn and river odds to just turn, or you could be calling a bet with weak odds.

Best tool to memorize common scenarios: PokerStove. You'll love it. (and it's free!)
9. gl...if you want in a competition in july check this out...... http://www.pocketfives.com/poker-for...R-JULY-2917830
10. hopefully the poker goes well for everybody....i am trying to get some books to read to, i will check those out and see how they go.
11. I think they have several books about how to calculate odds, percentages, pot odds, implied odds, etc. I basically learned by watching TV and methodology on how they do it so I could do rough calculations on my own and not have to rely on odds calculator programs.

I think Mike Shakleford (Wizard of Odds) wrote a book on it, but I'm not sure.
12. Hey thanks for the tip. Also thank everyone for the nice warm welcome that you all showed me, I appreciate it a lot.