There are seven levels to master in Online Poker
By AdFeatures | Monday, March 19, 2012, 12:23
When you play online poker you may not realise that it is much more comfortable but at the same time the prizes included in a win at a game is far more valuable than a prize offered at a local bingo game. When learning how to play online poker you need to go through seven different levels before you can call yourself a pro.
Number seven: It’s important to know the basics of playing online poker. For example, when you want to learn more about something you study it over and over until you get it right. The same thing goes for online poker. You need to learn all you can about betting and betting amount, playing position, how to read the board, managing your bankroll, what hand to start out on, and more.
Number six: Understand the basics of tournament play. One of the most important things you will do is to enter into a tournament. There you will find the most dedicated players who have proven themselves to be hard at work and dedicated. They receive rewards and you will to. It may not benefit you right now but it will eventually when you need it the most. To understand the tournament you need to know how to play both the short table and the full table,
Number five: Know who you are playing against. When you sit down to eat dinner you want to know who you are beside of so you can carry on a general conversation. The same thing goes for online poker. It’s important to know all you can about those around you so you can learn about their basic tricks and steals without being too obvious.
Number four: What is your strategy for every situation? You will need to have some type of strategy and this may take a while to find but once you do you can work with it from now on. The strategy you choose to use now will probably stick with you from now on because changing your strategy will take some getting use to.
Number three: Make a decision under the strictest of pressure. If you have done all you can and you are still not accepted into part of the game or by a group you need to make sure that you are able to handle making a decision under pressure because these decisions that you make will determine how you play the game in the future.
Number two: Build on your confidence. You know you can win but no one else does. You can build on your confidence by boosting your self up and praising your winnings. Play only when you know you can have a positive attitude. Playing any other time will ruin your concentration and it will make it impossible to keep up your confidence.
Number one: Be aggressive but only at certain times. You need to be aggressive however you cannot always be aggressive and you cannot turn it on and off like a switch. Use your aggression as a tool and only use it when you need it the most.
Once you have mastered all these levels you can log on to an online poker site, such as PokerStars, and start enjoying the thrill of winning in the online setting.