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Poker tricks to beat your co-players – How to stay at an edge over others

Monday, February 13, 2017 5:11
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In case you were to ask some of the top poker players about the secrets of poker and how they achieve success, they’ve probably lend their deaf ear towards you. Why would they ever share their secrets with you which could anyday go against them? You can never master the art of poker in a day and you can only build it over time. The more you practice poker, the better you will be at assessing the table tricks, choosing which the tips are and tricks that can be useful and where you should use them.

The concerns of this article will take you through the attributes that a professional gamer possesses and that can help you with playing poker in a better way. Check out the ways in which you can make right poker decisions.

  1. Avoid drinking while playing poker

Remember that when you play poker, it all depends on your luck and the money will only flow in your direction when you’re lucky enough. You can even make money when someone else got unlucky or made mistakes. When you drink alcohol, this reduces the ability to make logical and rational decisions. While there are some who drink to remain social, some others get confidence. You must have seen many players using uber-aggressive strategies just because they’re drunk. So, don’t drink alcohol and watch out for people who are about to make mistakes.

  1. Recognize your target and know what action to take

If you’re competing in a home game, there’s less of you and they all will gradually become friends. You will gradually start taking care of them and each player will have a set of skills which you need to recognize over time. It’s critical enough to play your hand optimally and experts suggest that you should avert playing pots with players who are strong and instead focus on players who are weaker than you if you were playing 3 Card Poker.

  1. Know the attributes of a winner

Professional poker players usually are a combination of businessmen and sportsmen and they succeed in an area which needs equal portions of luck, endurance and discipline. But you must be wondering how they do it. From hand selection to money management to psychological awareness to careful selection of the table, there are many benefits of incorporating such attributes.

  1. Create a specific strategy for poker

Take down notes and also the feedback from the player who seems to be better than you in playing poker. Based on what they say, strategize the decisions and soon you will see that such plans will become the main foundation of your game. Next you have to experiment and check what works and what doesn’t work. Keep repeating the same process time and again. You have to play, pay attention, take down notes and thereby adjust your strategy.

So, in case you don’t know how to play poker, start mastering the strategy from players who are experts and follow the above mentioned tricks and tips to excel.

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  • Here’s a nice trick, the flop is 365, the turn A, the river K? QQ some more, Aces flying high, confident Kings, those sets go down because I got 47.

    I quit playing poker professionally, btw, one of my better tricks.

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