Posts Tagged ‘gambling’

4 Gambling Mistakes New Poker Players Make

Poker is a game of chance, but there is still a large amount of skill involved when playing. Many new poker players make gambling mistakes that cost them a lot of money and get them out of tournaments. Some novices play free poker online and never win because of terrible gambling techniques. However, by knowing four common gambling mistakes that are made by new players, you can greatly increase your chances of winning games and tournaments.

1. Going all-in too often or in obvious desperation. In many tournaments with play money, some players go all-in the first hand. It may work for a few times, but after a while, someone will call you. In that case, you better hope that you have actually good cards. All-in can be used to get players to fold, but it should really only be used if you have a solid hand and could possibly double your stack. People should bluff very infrequently with an all-in. Going all-in with a bad hand is what many people call “bad poker.” Sometimes you can get lucky, but the best players bet carefully.

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Texas Hold’em – Folding with any hand

If you know any basic strategy in Texas hold’em, you know that choosing your hand is very important. Many beginners will play, bet and eventually lose with every hand. The key is choosing the hand that will give you the winning outcome. If you bet and play every single hand you will lose money every time you play.

There are some basic starting hands that are the “ultimate” hands in Texas Hold’em. These hands include pocket pairs, which are any pair. The best of which are aces. Getting a starting hand of 2 aces is the best hand in the game. The reason for this is, when the flop and river come, even if nobody on the table gets anything but a pair, you still win. In addition, nobody can have a higher pair than you.

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Hold’em Advanced Strategy – Aggressive Betting

How many times have you been dealt a AA, KK, QQ and called the bet or checked figuring you will limp in and build up the pot, only to lose when someone else beats you with a better hand. If anyone says it never happened to them…they are either lying or had Texas Holdem figured out from the start. This is a novice mistake and we will look into how to prevent this from happening. For this article, we will focus on no-limit Texas Holdem. Limit Texas Holdem relies more on odds and less on bluffing and strategy.

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Texas Hold’em – Bluffing Strategy

Many Texas hold em poker players understand that it is very important to be the aggressor when playing online Texas holdem. While it is true that aggressiveness is an important Texas holdem strategy, some players take it too far and forget to fold when they are beaten.

Many players who have a losing hand will opt to go all in when raised, instead of folding when they know that they have a losing hand. This may work on occasion, but in the long run the player with the best hand will call your bluff.

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Texas Hold’em – When To Play And When To Fold

Do you play every single hand. Playing like that is a very good way to lose your money in the long run.
You may win a little money here and there but you will lose more money then you win.
So what hands do I keep and which ones should i fold with? When do I bet and How?
Here are all your answers.

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Texas holdem is not a game that you can be “a natural” at. Anyone who says anything like that is fooling themselves and will start losing money. It is a very complicated game that is only deisguised like a simple to understand and win game. You have to keep that in mind when you play. The most important thing you have to do is remember that you can’t play every hand you get. It is very tempting to play every hand because it is exiting and you want to have fun but if you really want to win games you need patience. Patience is key in texas holdem.

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