Unlike most of the games we find inside modern casinos or on internet based gambling websites; Poker actually involves quite a lot of skill. Indeed, you’ve probably already got a number of friends who spend their spare time sat in their room engaged in Poker matches, and although you might consider that to be a little antisocial, to them it’s thrilling – why do you think they do it? At the end of the day, you’re probably only jealous of their gambling anyway, especially if they tend to win far more than they risk. So, if you want to join them in the ranks of the UK’s best online Poker champions, read on, and I’ll try to highlight the path you need to take.
Know The Rules Inside Out
Whether you’re playing inside a physical casino or through a reputable online casino website, it’s imperative you first learn the rules before risking any money. Different institutions will have slightly different guidelines, and games may work in a slightly different way, so make sure you always ask the house before you sit down. That way; you’ll stand the best chance of rising up through the ranks. If you check out some online bookshops you should be able to find a wealth of information and publications that will help you along the way, so make sure you never stop brushing up on your knowledge and skill base if you really want to become a star.
Work On Your Poker Face
This is probably one of the most important elements to becoming a Poker star, especially if you intend on playing inside a casino. Online, it’s not too important unless you’re playing via a service that incorporates some kind of video chat. Other players will try to judge your next move based on your facial expressions – this is standard practice. So, you need to learn how to remain docile when you have a good hand and look excited when you’re about to fold. Once this has been mastered, you can work on the psychological elements of a double bluff and really start to confuse people.
Never Attempt To Cheat
We’re all adults now and so the idea of cheating should never enter your mind. That said; you might well be surprised by the sheer amount of people I’ve seen thrown out of casinos over the years, perhaps suggesting this standpoint isn’t universal. Still, you always want to play a fair game and so should all your competitors. At the end of the day, if you cheat, you only ruin the game for yourself.
Enter Lots Of Competitions
The only way to rise through rankings is to enter competitions and finish in a high position. This is probably more easily said than done, but it’s definitely something you’ll need to do if you want to achieve national or international Poker stardom. Most casinos and gambling websites hold tournaments every week, but just make sure you start out with low cost ones because entrance fees can often range into the thousands of pounds.
Well guys, now you know everything you need to about becoming a Poker star, I hope to see you soon at a UK tournament. Incidentally, if you do see me, make sure you come over and say hello – I’m always happy to converse with new players.