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Super System by Doyle Brunson – Book Review

Super System by Doyle Brunson

If you have dreams of making it big as a poker player but feel a little guidance is something that you need then Super System by Doyle Brunson might be exactly what you are looking for. As a man who has made himself a millionaire from the popular card game (the title of the book was originally going to be called How I Made Over $1,000,000 Playing Poker) he is definitely somebody worth taking advice from! The super system detailed in this book is probably one of the most popular poker strategy’s around and it has helped many people become skilled at the game.

There are a few different poker games covered in this book by other great poker players but the most popular ‘texas hold em’ is discussed in fine detail by Doyle Brunson himself. Each and every section of this book gives you invaluable information which is why it’s a must have whatever kind of poker you enjoy to play. Although it was originally published in the 70’s, everything still applies after-all – the cards never change.

Let’s look at the system itself without giving too much away so that you can have an idea of what you are up against. It is a very aggressive strategy that if you put into place will definitely get you noticed. You will send fear down the other players spines is that is what all the professionals need to take down hands in an amazing manner. The psychological side of poker is such a big part of it and being able to read people separates the weak from the winners. Doyle Brunson hammers this point home but also has such important tips to make your own game pretty amazing. The style of poker detailed in this book is so unique and you have to give your everything to succeed like Doyle Brunson has. He has helped some big names along the way and so many of them have praised this book. The only thing you need to be careful of is that if you try to copycat Brunson’s style but don’t do it with confidence, it’s very likely that you will not get the results you are looking for.

When you consider all there is to be a good poker player like being able to read people, gaining information by subtle body language, bluffing and not giving away too much – there can seem like it’s a lot to remember but once you UNDERSTAND how to do these it will become like second nature.

To sum up, this book is pretty perfect if you are an old hand at poker but want to improve the way that you play. Poker definitely comes down to more than just luck, it can become a top career choice if you know what you are doing of course. A lot of money can be made from The Super System, it might take a few reads for you to fully understand the concept and strategies involved however. Everybody should give the Super System by Doyle Brunson a read if they want to improve their game and make lots of money.

Profiting at Poker Review

Poker Strategy: 9/10
Entertainment: 7/10
Readability: 7/10