Published August 1, 2012
What if poker was in the Olympics? With the Olympics going on in London – what would it be like if poker was in the games? Would every country have a team score, an individual and specialists – like gymnastics? Would Gold, Silver and Bronze and winning for your country be as great as say, winning the World Series of Poker?
You might not be able to go for the Gold Medal in poker at the Olympics, but you can practice your skills and go for the Gold in August at Circle Line Poker.
Published July 31, 2012
How do you like your cards? In 2 colors – red and black or 4 colors – red, black, blue and green? Do you find 4 colors distracting or helpful? 2 colors are traditional and if you play poker in home games or in a casino, then sticking with 2 colors might be the correct decision. However, sometimes 4 color cards can be helpful. If you haven’t given 4 color decks a try, give it a go today!
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Published July 29, 2012
Do you have a favorite poker hand? One that you play all the time? And do you have a least favorite hand – the hand you dread the most (even if some people think they are good hands, this poker hand doesn’t seem to even win for you)? Sometimes people get attached to certain starting poker hands. Some make no secret of it. Knowledge is power in poker. So when you see these habits, make a note of it.
Sometimes people win with what you might consider crap starting hands because it’s their favorite hand. And some are part of the “any two will do” crew. Annoying, yes but all apart of the game of poker. Over the short term these players may win, but over the long haul – this kind of play will catch up. Regardless, make a note of their play and don’t let their play put your game on tilt.
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Published July 26, 2012
Do you sometimes let your mind wander if you’re not in a hand? Whether it’s a tournament or a cash game, paying attention might pay you and build your bankroll n the long term. Observing the players and how they play, what they play and making notes on their play even when you’re not in a hand can be an invaluable skill.
Practice paying more attention today – find a game check out the lobby and Beat the Heat this July at Circle Line Poker!
Published July 24, 2012
Knowing when to play and when not to play takes self control or in other words discipline. Now if you just want to have fun, try some new skills, practice putting players on hands all without concern about winning or losing, try a low limit table game, small buyin or a freeroll.
However, if you’re working on building your bankroll, then discipline comes into play. It also may give you the edge over the inexperienced and players with lack of discpline thus giving you more winning sessions over time.
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Published July 23, 2012
Knowledge is power in poker. Do you keep track of your poker sessions? Could be as simple as a notebook to using a spreadsheet program. The more you know about your sessions the more information you have about trends, your overall play as well as what limits are the most profitable for you.
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Published July 21, 2012
Every once in a while get caught at bluffing. Early in a tournament may be a good time to try this and will show your table that you bluff. It may also make them think you don’t know what you’re doing and this may be exactly what you want.
Varying your play is important and helps you not be predictable. You don’t want other players to be able to put you on a hand. You may win some hands this way, and you may lose some chips this way.
Being unpredictable and varying your play can also get you some calls from weaker hands to grow the pots and help to build your bankroll in the long term.
Practice your unpredictability today and Beat the Heat this July at Circle Line Poker!