Even though the game of poker implies having a little bit of luck and getting the right cards, the truth is that there is an easier way to get that stream of victories and that is reading the body language of your opponents. In other words, you must find the "tell" of the people you are playing with, especially when there is a large sum of money at stake. The "tell" is a physical reaction or a habit that gives the other person away and from which you can find out whether you should continue on the hand or not. Basically, you will need to observe and learn the automatic behaviors people do when they have certain cards in their hands and take advantage of them. [...]
A lot of people fall in love with poker because it simply is a brilliant game that mixes luck, skill and psychology to win. Poker players have to be sharp and have to be in tune with the psychological aspect of the game to be a great poker player. [...]
During your online poker playing career there will be times during a game of hold em that you will look at your hole cards and will not be certain what to do. You will ask yourself, should I bet? Shoud I call? Should I raise? Can a poker odds calculator actually help you make these decisions? [...]
Hints & Tips
Hint#1: Nowadays it is possible to win a lot of money playing poker online. This way offers action and fun but requires also some strategies and a beat of luck. Everyone should try it and experience all the advantages of this game after visiting a poker guide website.
Hint#2: Through poker free roll tournaments, players have, essentially, the opportunity to play for free for the chance to win a free buy-in to the big events.
Hint#3: Did you know that a contingency plan - a plan devised for an exceptional risk which is impractical or impossible to avoid developed to explore and prepare for any eventuality and mitigate consequences, can be applied to gambling too? It has all to do with bankroll management and the ability to move forward despite the losing scenarios - after all there are many factors that can influence the game, luck, bankroll, betting method, human emotion, response and discipline for example. A contingency is a resource used to support your gambling efforts and can be realized simply by allowing a part of the bankroll to be removed for this measure - a 20% for instance. A bankroll backup like this gives your money the chance to survive longer and hence to grow up again.
Whether you are a beginner or a pro there is an assortment of casino games to play, featuring both online and in land based casinos. Some appear just for fun whilst others can result in a major cash payout. Video Slots is one of the more contemporary casino games and requires the participant to play using a computer screen, the computer screen in turn replaces the reels on a mechanical slot machine. Video Slots give the player the option of being able to place a bet on many more lines, than appose to those that are available on a slot machine that houses reels. [...]
Latest Poker News
Streaming of online poker leads to increased tourism in Reno - KOLO 26 May 2016, 6:21 pm
Streaming of online poker leads to increased tourism in Reno
Somerville is a poker pro who spends his time in Canada playing online poker and streaming the video while talking about what he Is doing at the time. His stream called "Run it up" has received over ten million unique views and thousands watch every day.
Small tribe, big plans: Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma launches online poker room - Casino City Times (press release) 26 May 2016, 3:05 pm
Small tribe, big plans: Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma launches online poker room
Casino City Times (press release)
On May 17, the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma launched its online gaming site, PokerTribe.com, to little fanfare. At the moment, the site is only for social gaming, offering play-money no-limit Texas Hold'em in an interface that vaguely resembles early Facebook.
Online Poker Ban Defeated Again On Capitol Hill - CardPlayer.com 26 May 2016, 2:22 pm
Online Poker Ban Defeated Again On Capitol Hill
RAWA-like language in a House version of a federal spending bill is off the table, as a Congressman failed to successfully push the amendment, according to the Poker Players Alliance, a D.C.-based lobbying group. Republican Rep. Charlie Dent ended up ...
Psychology of strategic deception revealed by online poker - Science Daily 26 May 2016, 2:05 pm
Psychology of strategic deception revealed by online poker
The research, which involved 490 participants playing poker online in an setting similar to the popular website Pokerstars, also found that Machiavellians are also more likely to become angry or upset by being slow-played -- which is when players bet ...
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Pennsylvania Online Poker Gets Love and Hate, Like It's Donald Trump or Something - CardsChat.com 25 May 2016, 11:00 pm
Pennsylvania Online Poker Gets Love and Hate, Like It's Donald Trump or Something
While both amendments sought to legalize online poker and online casino gaming, the motion which poker fans were pinning their hopes on was Representative John Payne's A7619, which was almost identical in language to the online poker bill he has ...
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Single Table Tournaments, STTs, Sit and go, Sit n go, SNGs and all other nicknames refer to the same thing, a type of Texas hold em poker where the player 'buys in' to the tournament for a set fee, receives the equal amounts of chips and then battles to be the last one standing.
Sit and Go poker tournaments are extremely convenient for the poker players at beginner's level as they have a set fee only unlike cash tables with no limits. Also this type of Poker is quick to play. [...]
What follows is a suggestion on how to go about playing a MTT.
This is not a hardened set of rules to follow, but is intended to provide a suggestion on how to go about winning a MTT or at very least placing in the money as often as possible. Taking into account that a MTT can vary from as little as 5 to as many as several thousand players, there is a very large element of luck in not only winning a MTT, but even placing in the money.
There are some very nice reasons to play in a MTT. [...]