December 9, 2020

Online Poker- basic skills

Leticia "Letty" Santos
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Poker is any number of card games where players stake money in which hand is best according to its rules. Poker as a game has been in existence since the 20th century and till today it's still one of the most played games online in the world, making it a must at online casinos.

 Online Poker- basic skills

How Poker Game Begins

Poker games begin when one or more poker players make a force bet otherwise known as blind or ante. Every participating player in the game of poker bet according to the rank they believe their hand is worth in comparison to other players.

Each participating player is expected to match the previous bet and failure to do that will result in losing the bet and all further involvement in the hand. Any player that matches a bet may decide to raise the bet. Bets come to an end when all players have either called their last bet or no money to play again.

Tactics to earn a bit by playing Poker online as beginner

Many rookies are going into an online poker game daily to earn some money and settle the bill but to earn online as a beginner, there are some basic rules that a player must know and be conscious of. It is advisable for online poker beginners to play on low stakes cash.

Online poker players should have a strategy to follow if they are to earn from poker online. To earn from online poker as a beginner, you have to be disciplined, hard-working, have the right strategy that works for you, bankroll, tilt control amongst others.

Breakdown of the working strategy for online poker player

  • Play Low Stakes Cash Games: To be successful and earn online by playing poker, players especially beginners should be looking forward to playing where they can bet with a minimal amount and watch their profit grow steadily.
  • Playing NL10 or NL25: For beginners to earn more playing poker online, the player must be ready to take some risk by staking more money in the now very competitive game. Consistent players enjoy Rakeback from online poker brands. Almost all poker brands online now offer Rakeback as a form of incentive/ bonus cash to entice players to stick with their brands.
  • Playing Tight and Aggressive Strategy: The best and advisable tag that successful poker players that have earned money playing the game apply is called "TAG." TAG means tight and aggressive Strategy. Tag is the best strategy to use for online poker players to earn decent money when playing micros stakes cash games.

A Successful Strategy in Poker

A Tag in poker means three important things which are:

  • Online poker players should be very selective about which hand you choose to play.
  • To have a working strategy, poker players should be mindful of their positions on the poker table when it's time to decide which hand to play.
  • Online Poker players should be ready to play their hands aggressively after a flop. Poker is similar to chess sometimes as players who can make the right moves when the opportunities present itself is likely to earn decent money from online poker. To be successful as a poker player, you must be ready to stick to your strategy even when it's not giving you desire results in days and sometimes a couple of weeks as it might not be 100% all the time.

Spotting The Table With The Fish on Them

To make good money online playing poker, the player should be able to spot the best table. When the stake is low, online pokers can easily get away with playing on any table but once the limit gets higher, there will be no fish on your table hence you have chosen the wrong table.

Beginners who are looking to earn from playing poker should be ready to put in the shift to attract some mid and average players to his table and then beat them to it to win more.

Other Ways to earn from Online Poker Apart from Cash Game

When it comes to earning from poker, the cash game is always first on the table but there are other ways too by which poker players can earn money from the game online.

  • Multi-table tournament: To win in a multi-table tournament (MTT) as an online poker player, you still need the above-listed tactics low stake cash, clear-cut plans and working strategy.
  • Sit and Gos: online poker players also earn by playing Sit and Gos and to win in sit and Gos, you still have to apply low stake cash too and other strategies that will aide your winning chances.
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Leticia "Letty" Santos
Leticia "Letty" Santos

Letty Santos, a vibrant spirit from the heart of Manila, seamlessly merges her passion for Filipino culture with the exhilarating world of online casinos. Bringing a unique Filipino touch to every project, she's a gem in the casino localization realm.

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