|The Lounge | Champions | The Wire | Schedule | Audio | Arcade | The Top Ten | Historical | Email | Video|
Think Big and Give Your Poker Profits a Boost
Is your lack of confidence hurting your poker profits in your online poker play?
In the good Texas Holdem poker rooms on the internet there are various levels of buy-ins for tournament play, generally starting from around $5 (plus site fee) per player. This is the level that most new players play at but has your game moved on while you've stood still? What I mean by that is - have you gained enough poker experience to leave the "newbies" behind and move up a couple of levels? If you have then I would seriously suggest that you start playing for higher stakes, you could be losing out on a lot of online poker profits if you don't.
The thing about playing at the bottom rung is that inexperienced players make unpredictable moves a lot more of the time than experienced poker players, so the very fact that you don't know what to expect from them often means that they're harder to beat than better players. Take Phil Hellmuth for example. Phil is probably just about the best player in the world but he's famous for ranting and raving whenever somebody makes an unexpected move against him. He would find it very difficult against a complete novice who got a run of lucky hands, in fact most of the top pros avoid playing beginners for the very reason that there is an unacceptably high risk of them suffering an embarrassing defeat.
Poker is an art as well as a science. It's about people as well as about cards and different people do different things, it's human nature. A hand that one player might see as cause to raise all-in, another might fold. And nowhere in the world of online Texas Holdem is this difference of opinion more polarised than in the bottom buy-in tables. But as you move up the poker ladder, you willl find yourself mixing with a better standard of player at each stage.
Everybody wants to win so the players who have taken the plunge and have decided to move up are playing at the highest level where they still have a realistic chance of taking a prize. Nobody wants to play hand after hand without ever winning so each player finds their level and plays there until they are ready to move up again to the next grade.
So if your game has moved on and you've gained experience playing Texas Holdem online, don't hang around for too long at the $5 tables. Do yourself a favour and make the step up to the next level. You'll find players there that are more in tune withthe way you play so you will have more chance of being able to read their game and boost your poker profits.
Sure it will cost you a bit more money, but look at the positive side. You're a better player now so you've got a good chance of winning more money!
Is your glass half full or half empty? When it all boils down the decision where to play is of course yours, but don't you think it's worth a try...just to see?
Article by Ian McIntosh of http://www.Love-Texas-Holdem.com
Check out the site for all the latest information on Texas Holdem tournaments, freerolls and ideas to boost your online poker profits.Please feel free to use this article on your website, newsletter or blog as long as this resource box is left intact.
Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates spar on casino gambling, education ... - The Republican - masslive.com
Why All the Excitement Over Poker?
Poker's new upsurge in popularity in is due to televisedshowings of championship poker tournaments, such as The WorldPoker Tour and The World Series of Poker. This has resulted inmillions of people all over the world playing either online orat land based casinos.
The Truth About Roulette Systems and How to Win!
The Truth about Roulette Systems and How to Win!Casinos have an edge and they make money, FACT. Players bet on Roulette and the game has a built in edge in the casinos favour.
Roulette System: Chaos Theory
This article is going to discuss how Chaos Theory applies to Roulette."Looking at roulette chaos is like looking at a raging white-water river filled with wildly tossing waves and unpredictably swirling eddies.
10 Tips That Will Give You Unfair Advantage At The Poker Table When Playing Texas Holdem Poker
Playing poker and winning is a very difficult task to do, you can lose most of the times specially if you don't know the little dirty psychology secrets that anybody playing poker for real has to understand.1.
The History Of Blackjack
The origin of Blackjack is somewhat unclear. Some people believe that Blackjack originated in French casinos in the early 1700s where it was known as "vingt-et-un" ("20 and 1").
Winning at Slots, The Best Strategies
Casino gambling is often played with a gambling strategy in mind. This is however not normally the case with slot machines.
Women Gambling 101
There is a fundamental difference in the outlook of men and women about gambling. Surprised!! Well it is true.
Texas Holdem Poker Terms
If you're new to Texas Holdem poker this article will be very useful. It's fairly easy to find online poker articles that offer tips and strategies to improve your game, but often they're filled with confusing Poker Terms.
Halftime Wagering Part 2
Examples of pre-game research are to see how the teams play in the first half compared to the second half. Look at their stats and points scored for each half and make charts for when they are behind and in front at halftime.
The Secrets of Laying the Fives and Nines
Football Handicapping List
This will not be a long ad to buy our picks, but it will be a reminder to have all your ducks lined up so you, not us, are ready for the season. On our site we have several articles that cover most of the checklist below.
Bluffing is an important part of most poker player's games. Knowing when and how to bluff will dramatically increase your win percentages.
TOP 10 Biggest Betting-Gambling Mistakes
Our aim here is to highlight these common areas of failure in the hope that I can speed up your learning curve towards successful betting.MISTAKE NUMBER ONEFailure to Use Betting BanksMost gamblers fail to understand that the best method of achieving a healthy and sustained long term profit from racing and betting in general is to set aside a sum of money away from your main finances, solely for betting purposes.
Texas Holdem Poker Tournament Strategy - Online Poker Tells
Are You Using These? Are They Being Used Against You?Let's have a closer look at online poker tells in online games like Texas Holdem. These online tells differ quite a bit from traditional ones, as we'll soon see.
2005 AFC East Football Preview
In the AFC East I expect to see the Patriots drop off a bit, but not much, the reason for the projected drop off is mainly due to the fact that the Patriots will be without the services of offensive coordinator Charlie Weis and defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel, both have moved on to head coaching positions, Weis with Notre Dame and Crennel with the Cleveland Browns. Eric Mangini is the new defensive coordinator, while Bill Belichick will be calling the plays on offense himself.
Top 5 Things to Look for when Buying Quality Poker Table
When one is ready to buy a quality poker table that will last for years, there are some things to consider; like what size, what style, quality vs. price, purchasing chairs with the table, and of course where to buy your table.
Gambling Legality Basics
The gambling scene in America can be traced back to centuries. Gambling has remained to be a part of the American dream life ever since the inception of lotteries in New Hampshire.
The Secrets of Laying the Four and Ten
Online Casino Free Cash Bonus Means Sometimes No Money At All
Giving away online casino bonuses by casino operators seems to be the easiest way to attract gamblers. There are many types of bonuses out there - match bonuses (or sign up bonuses), deposit bonuses (when you transfer funds via Neteller or Paysparks) and free cash bonuses (also known as no-deposit bonus).
Online Casino Sign-Up Bonus and Match Bonuses - Easy Way to Lose Your Money
Online casinos have many ways to "trick you" into gambling. One of the most common ways is offering casino bonuses, which can be divided into several categories.
Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us
Copyright © 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.