Want to become a better player, fast? Follow these 10 tips to boost your poker performance performance & profits. While geared to beginner players, there's poker tips that even seasoned pros should remind themselves of once in a while.
Wednesday, November 7
Bad runs are sort of like the in-laws of your poker experience. You know they’re inevitably going to show up, even if you aren’t always sure when or why, you know that no matter how hard you try, there’s nothing you can really do to make the experience any better, and, worst of all, once they’re around, there’s absolutely no telling when they’re going to leave.
Friday, November 2
If you are considering a career in professional poker, good for you, but don’t be naïve and think that it will happen overnight, even if you beat all of your friends at home games. Becoming a professional poker player takes time and focus, but if you do it right, you could be the next Peter Eastgate.
Labels: Professional Poker
Tuesday, October 30
Winning a poker tournament requires a lot of skill, luck, determination, and talent – it also needs a lot of preparation. Some people think that just because poker is a card game, you don’t need to buff up before a tournament. Sure, it’s not like basketball or football wherein you have to prepare yourself for some major physical exertion. But joining a poker tournament is still physically, mentally, and emotionally taxing. Ask anybody who has ever joined a tournament and they will tell you the same thing. You can’t just wake up one day and feel like you’re already up to the task of playing poker the whole day, sometimes even the whole week. A tournament can last for hours and hours for each session, and it is important that you keep sharp at every step of the way.
Monday, October 29
While Hollywood movie writers would have you believe that all poker players have some twitch or movement that gives away exactly what their holding, it’s rare that you’ll find someone who scratches his nose when he’s bluffing and blinks his left eye when he has the nuts. But, there is no doubt that tells can add to your bottom line.
Saturday, October 27
There are several different bluffing strategies that a poker player can use during a sit-and-go poker tournament. The first bluffing technique is to limp into a hand when the player actually has a strong hand. This will encourage the other players to contribute to the pot and increase its value. This bluff is designed to maximize the amount of chips that a player will be able to win in a single hand
Labels: Sit n Go