Glancing At Chips

Glancing At Chips

Some basic tells in poker are universal, they are profitable in all games. Although professional players are unlikely to make a mistake like this. The tell goes something like this: As in all games of poker the player sees his new cards. It is at this point that you watch his eyes. They are shining…

Live Play vs Online

Live Play vs Online

Playing poker online and offline have some slight differences. The cards you have become more important when playing online. When you are playing poker in a live environment, you get to see all your opponents. This allows you to pick up tells, such as body language and composure. But online you only see your screen…

General Poker Guide

General Poker Guide

Pay attention to every table you are one, what is the atmosphere of the table in general? Also look into the specifics of each player. Is there one player destroying the table? Is someone just playing very passive then suddenly shifted gears and is going crazy? Has anyone lost a big pot recently? Take a…

How To Spot Bluffs

How To Spot Bluffs

When playing a game of Poker, there are a variety of different tips and tricks that can help you to improve your game and give you an edge over your opponents. Professional Poker players all know these types of “secrets” and use them to their advantage. Most of the time when playing with a local…

Buying a Free Card

Buying a Free Card

If you have been around poker for even a short period of time you will have heard about the importance of position. The main reason for this is that it allows you to see what all of your opponents want to do before you have to make a decision. This is a huge edge in…

Positioning in Poker

Positioning in Poker

Early Position (Under The Gun) The hardest position to play in any game of poker, with no exceptions is the first position, more commonly known as under the gun (UTG). The player sitting under the gun has to act first as soon as the cards are dealt. This position is the position directly to the left…

Slow Playing

Slow Playing

Slow Playing is when you hold a strong hand but instead of betting you are checking because you don’t want to scare your opponents away. Perhaps they will catch something later or try to bluff you because they feel that you are weak since you are just checking (slow playing). But i don’t really feel…

Cash Game Strategy

Cash Game Strategy

Patience is a virtue Patience is the first thing any cash game player must think about before sitting down and thinking about the specific strategy of the game. In poker there are so many skills that could help you win money in the game but patience is the top skill for anyone to have to win playing…