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Books from Via Regia

Via Regia has published two books: Reading Poker Tells (2012) and Verbal Poker Tells (2014). Both books have been published in a variety of formats, including paperback, ebook (PDF, EPUB, and Kindle), and audiobook (via For more information, or to order these books, use our Contact Page

Reading Poker Tells, by Zachary Elwood

Published in May of 2012, Reading Poker Tells has been hailed as the best book on poker tells by many poker players, both experienced and amateur. (Read more book reviews of Reading Poker Tells.) The book has sold more than 12,000 English-language copies and been translated into three languages: Russian, French, and German.

The author blogs about poker tells and psychology at


Verbal Poker Tells, by Zachary Elwood

Verbal Poker Tells was published in June of 2014. It's an examination of the verbal speech patterns of poker players. Read some reviews of the book here. 

Other reviews of Verbal Poker Tells:

A review from Steve Ruddock, journalist for

A review from PokerNews, a poker industry news site