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 I make a lot of references to books I read in my blog post.

Poker books photoI have read several books, but I will list a few books I have read that have attributed to my success and I highly recommend. Most of the books I have consumed have been audio books. I try to read about 20 books at a time listening to one chapter of a book before moving onto the next book. 


Currently Reading 

1. Think & Grow Rich 

2. Good To Great

3. Ready Fire Aim

4. Mastery

5. I Will Teach You to Be Rich

6. The Power of Habit

7. The Education of Millionaires

8. Outwitting the Devil

9. The Richest Man in Babylon 

10. $100 Start-Up

11. The 4 Hour Body

12. The Lean Start up

13. Purple Cow

14. The Gabriel Method

15. Models

16. Freakonomics

17. The Power of No


 Currently Re-Reading

18. The E-myth Revisited

19. Emotional Intelligence

20. How to Win Friends and Influence People


Most Influential Books

Poker Books 

Professional No Limit 

Secrets of Professional Tournament Poker 

Mental Game of Poker 1 and 2

Poker Mindset

Tao of Poker 

Zen of Poker 


Business and Finance Books 

Millionaire Next Door 

Millionaire Mind

4-Hour Work Week 

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Cash Flow Quadrant 

The E-Myth Revisited

Millionaire Real Estate Investor


Self-Help and Motivational Books 

Emotional Intelligence 2.0

The Game

How to Win Friends & Influence People 

Slight Edge

7 Habits of Highly Successful People 





Other books I have read that have contributed to my success…

Harrington on Cash Games 

Your Worst Poker Enemy 

Poker Winners Are Different 

Outliers by Malcom Gladwell

Super System 1 & 2

Caro’s Book of Poker 

Read ‘Em and Reap 


Photo by jeff_golden