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Video Poker Bob Dancer's books....worth the money?

Discussion in 'Video Poker' started by BayouBengal, Sep 3, 2014.

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  1. BayouBengal

    BayouBengal VIP Whale

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    Bob is considered a video poker expert and I'm looking for a way to sharpen my game. But what would I learn from his books that I couldn't learn from WizardOfOdds and the app I bought from VideoPoker.com which has a trainer telling me the optimal play. It almost feels antiquated buying a book for this when there are so many online resources.
     
  2. undathesea

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    I have never read Bob Dancer's books but I do read his column from time to time. My personal feeling on buying books are this:

    If you feel like he's going to tell you some proprietary information that you can't derive from other source for free on the web, you should buy the book.

    If you want to feed the Bob Dancer machine because you like Bob Dancer, you should buy the book.

    Otherwise, skip it.
     
  3. boxofbirds

    boxofbirds High-Roller

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    I bought his Video Poker for the Intelligent Beginner. It had a lot of useful info, but if you're not trying to become a professional VP player looking to only play when you have an advantage, or don't plan on using the Video Poker for Winners software, then you probably don't need the book. I believe his other books are more like memoirs.

    His column on LVA, and the info on Wizard of Odds and some strategy cards are all you need to play VP with the best strategy and return for your money.
     
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