Have you noticed
that more and more inexperienced players are starting to
try their hand at online Texas Hold’em? Have you noticed
that many of these rookie players will start with their
all-in nonsense, and when they show at the end of the pot,
they show a three of clubs and seven of hearts?
With so many
online UK poker rooms out on the market today, there really
isn’t any good reason, not to play your best game
of poker every time you log on. However, you will see some
players come into the game with all of the patience of a
six year old. They will jump all-in until somebody gets
fed up, calls, and off they go to another table to repeat
While the tips below won’t help you develop patience
it will give you a large advantage over them.
- NEVER play more than one game at a time. How do you
think you can jump from one game to the next and still
have the ability to study your opponents’ every
- ALWAYS play good starting hands, such as the top 10
starting hands: AA, KK, QQ, AK, AQ, JJ, 10-10, 9-9,
- LEARN how seat position can play an important role
in how you bet and when.
- STUDY THE FLOP and make an informed decision before
you bet. Ask yourself what the best possible hand is
and consider whether or not your opponent has it!
- SELDOM raise before the flop.
- ALWAYS try to prevent your opponents from reading
you. If you get into too many habits, you will be an
Finally, make your time at the tables count. Learn from
the good players and the bad ones and improve your game
every time you play.