3 Beginner Poker Tips

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So, you want to be a poker player? Well poker is all the rage, internet card rooms are booming, casinos are making huge and gorgeous poker rooms and stand alone card club are opening all over. Poker is a true classic game, and Texas holdem is a great contemporary addition. Texas holdem is a fast paced game with plenty of action. You can find a Texas holdem game at any hour of the day online. You can also find many live games at casinos, card rooms, bars and peoples houses. If you want to play, you can find a game to get a seat in.

In the infinite words of Doyle Brunson, (poker) takes a minute to learn ad a lifetime to master. The game of Texas holdem is a simple one to learn the rules to. It is actually deceptively easy. Before you sit down to play it is critical you learn the basic rules about betting, calling, raising and folding. You also need to learn the hand ranks, so you know what beats what. The last thing you want to do is be betting a hand that is beat, but you didn’t know the hand rank.

Here are 3 tips to consider to get you started at poker.

1.Play Money- The best way to get started playing poker is to play online for play money. This is a great way to get a little experience with the game, and the poker software without risking your hard earned money. You can also play with friends for play money, then you can all learn together. It is a fun way to spend a day, and you might learn a bit about poker. I also suggest to play for play chips when you are trying a new online poker room, just for a short while to become accustomed to the software.

2.Different Strategies- You have to find the way that works for you. If you are a live player you need to keep that aggressiveness to your game. If you are a tight player, then be a rock, but use this to steal blinds here and there. Read poker books, and try out what you learn. Be careful as you experiment, play for play money or lower stakes they usual. When you find a strategy that works for you, you will be on your way to poker success.

3.Don’t get a big head- Look, you might get luck when you first start out and win a few big pots. You must not get cocky, you must keep your head in the game. It works the same way when you are losing, keep a level head and pay attention to the game. Concentrate on the game when you are between hands and learn your players.

Hopefully these quick few tips will help you get on the path to learning Texas Holdem poker. Poker is a game with an aspect of luck, but eventually player with more skill rise to the top. By following these beginner tips you will be on your way to the top of the poker world.

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