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Limit Texas Holdem Poker
Limit Texas Holdem Poker is the most popular type of holdem poker, attracting many novice poker players. The reason it is so popular is because the betting is not too aggressive. The stakes are not high and because the betting is limited, you can easily compete with very little money.
If you are playing at a 50c/$1 Limit Texas Holdem Poker table, the betting will be limited to increments of 50c for the pre-flop and flop, and $1 for the Turn and River rounds.
If you are unfamiliar with these poker terms then read the Texas Holdem Poker Terms article for a clear explanation of what they mean.
In Limit poker rooms the best poker hand most often wins, because players are more likely to stay in the game and force a showdown. If you were playing in a No Limit Poker Room players are more likely to fold before the turn or river, than risk losing a large piece of their stack.
Bluffing in Limit games are not very common, because it's not too costly for your opponent to call if he suspects that you are trying to bluff him.
If you're playing at a low-limit table and you're dealt a strong hand you should try to keep as many players in the game as possible. Trying checking if you're one of the first to place a bet, this should trick most players into thinking your hand is weak.
After you reach the Turn begin to raise, and try to build the pot up as big as you can.
The key is to draw as many bets out of your opponents without revealing that you are in a strong position.
In low-limit poker games you should be looking for pre-flop hands that are no less than a 9s or higher pair, or two high rank unpaired cards. Read the Texas Holdem Poker Hands article to learn more about poker hands.
You can play limit poker games online for free; check out the Trident Poker online casino.
Download their online poker room software and begin playing within seconds.
Stanley Majors is an experienced online poker journalist who writes articles on a range of poker topics. You can read more on Limit Texas Holdem Poker. Plus find other articles at Texas Holdem Net, which provide useful and factual poker information and insight.
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