Saturday, April 23, 2011

Useful Tips how to win at poker

Some useful tips to play poker. These tips helped a lot of poker players to win while playing poker.

1. Always make sure that you can afford a hand avoid big bet games and avoid the risk to loose a lot in one hand. Poker is a game that depends on luck to. Sometimes unlucky streaks happen. To not loose all your chips at once has to have enough finances for each of the games. This is possible thanks to the wise budget game management. One of the best ways to manage you looses is to set money limits for each poker play or for the whole season. This will help you a lot and you will never have to worry about your bankroll.

Short history of poker

It is believe that that a similar game to poker was invented first by the Chinese before A.D 969.when Mu-tsung emperor is reported that he played "domino card" on new years eve with his wife.

Skill or Just Luck?

There are a lot of people who belives that there is no skill in poker, just luck. If you have played poker only once in your life than luck is a huge factor, and it doesn't even matter if you play against the best players in the world or the worst players. With luck you can get a great hand an win the pot, and after that never play poker again. The luck was a factor? Of course it was.

Poker Hands

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How to Play Texas Hold'Em Poker

  1. Before the game begins, each player contributes the same amount (the Ante) to the pot. At The Poker Practice, the ante is $250.
  2. One player begins as the dealer. Each player is dealt two private pocket cards.
  3. The player to the dealer's left begins the game by posting a small blind. The next player then posts a big blind. Blinds are forced bets;their amounts differ from game to game. At The Poker Practice, the small blind is $500;the big blind is $1000.
  4. With the blinds posted, the game is open to betting. The first player may Fold (forfeit his hand and end his participation in the game), Call (match the minimum bet), Raise (bet more than the minimum bet), or go All-In (bet all of their chips).
  5. Once everyone has chosen an action, the Flop of three community cards is drawn. The remaining players must begin the round of betting again, choosing to Fold, Call, Raise, or go All-In. The remaining players continue.
  6. One more community card is then drawn in the Turn. The same betting process is repeated, and the remaining players continue.
  7. In the final round, the River, the last community card is drawn. This is the last betting round of the game.
  8. At the end of the game, the remaining players reveal their cards. The player with the highest hand is the winner. He receives the entire pot of all the bets made during the game.