Home Add to favorites
Poker Room Reviews Poker Strategies Poker Blog
 
Online Poker Labs Online Poker Labs
Poker Blog Poker Room Reviews Video Lessons
 
Poker Basics
Poker Types
Poker Psychology

How to Play Casino Poker in 5 points

There is one thing to remember when playing casino poker. No matter your experience level, everyone needs help sometimes. There are five main rules that can be followed to improve the game of all players, regardless of how well they play.

The first rule when playing casino poker is to have fun. There are many different sites that offer different types of games, and it's often daunting for a beginner to join an online poker room where everyone seems more experienced.

Showing other players that you are new to the game can sometimes help in giving you a better advantage. If a person sees an inexperienced player, some will tend to be lenient towards you. This is the key to having fun, and of course winning the money.

Even if you do know how to play the game, it might also be beneficial to act as though you don't so that players will help you where they can, thus enabling you to take control of the situation.

In truth however, most players are only looking at what they are doing, and will tend to ignore any others that are in the room. Therefore, there is no need to concentrate on any other player during a game other than your own hand. This way, the game will run smoothly, and you'll be guaranteed to have fun.

The second rule to follow when playing Casino poker is to pay attention to the turns in the game. While not specifically concentrating intently on other players, it is wise to take care of how your game is played. Following small rules is beneficial to the playing of the game, as it is often difficult to forget when it is your turn, or when to make a bet, or play the cards. Simply paying attention to the way the other people are playing can help improve your timing immensely. It has been noted that in a group of players, people taking too long to place a bet can irritate some of them.

Similarly, people taking their turn too quickly can also mean that a player cannot be thinking of their game in a way that is fair to all. It is quite common in a game of poker to wait a few seconds, but no more than a minute or two before you place a bet. This is to build up suspense while still maintaining the speed of the game, and also to determine that the game is played correctly. Before you take your turn, think about the players who went before you to ensure that you are playing correctly, and the game should be pleasant, fun and entertaining, as well as highly competitive.

The third rule that is stressed to those playing poker is to gain information about the room you're entering. So many players sit down to play a game without taking anything in. There are often deals that are offered by the poker room, from point redemption when buying items, to free games being offered as a taster. The staff in the poker room are there to help all players, so if there are any queries you might have, these are the people to help you. They can inform you on the types of games that are offered, the rewards and incentives that come with the games, and they can also tell you other things such as how long the games typically last.

It isn't a requirement that you enter a poker room and start playing, and it is possible to watch others playing a game to determine the experience level of each player before deciding whether or not to play. There are helpful players out there, and most will happily tell you about the game they play, or the reasons behind going in that particular room. Helpful hints are always good to have when deciding on different rooms of casino poker.

The penultimate rule in playing poker is to limit yourself. If you're new to the game, then it's advisable to start small, and work your way up to the extremely fast, highly experienced games. The same rule applies for collecting prizes or cash values. Entering a game with a lower limit will give you a chance to ease into the playing, thus increasing your chances of securing a win. Placing a small bet means that if you do happen to lose, the money lost should be an insignificant value.

It is possible that other players are in the same position, all thinking about their own balance and wagers, and so you won't be alone in going at a slower pace. Playing poker in this manner will also add to the advantages you can gain at the table. If you play a game with high limits, then there is a chance that other players will assume that you have more money that they can take from you.

Finally, the last rule in casino poker is to take breaks. Play shorter sessions to avoid gaming with time-wasters, or people who wish to eat, drink and converse instead of competing in a fun game of poker. Concentration is a key factor in playing online poker, and it is very common for players to become frustrated with newer ones who play too long and then begin to falter in the speed of their game.

When walking around the poker room, you should notice the dealers first. Watching them will give you an idea of the speed of the game that is being played. It is advisable to start with a slower paced game before you work up to the faster paced ones. This is so that the newer or more inexperienced players can have the opportunity to obtain refreshments as and when needed without disturbing others. Not only that, taking a break will enable you to walk around the room, and obtain any other information about the players that might help you improve your game.

  • All Poker Articles
  • How To Play Casino Poker In 5 Points
    There is one thing to remember when playing casino poker. No matter your experience level, everyone needs help sometimes. There are five main rules that can be followed to improve the game of all players, regardless of how well they play.
  • Six Pre-flop Tips For A Winning Texas Holdem Strategy
    In order to be a winner at Texas Holdem, you need a winning pre-flop strategy. A carefully constructed strategy is the key to success. Here are some questions to consider when putting together a successful pre-flop strategy.
  • Tips For A Winning Poker Bluff
    Sometimes in poker, you have a great hand. Sometimes you don't. But not having the best hand does not automatically make you a loser. If you are able to convince other players that your hand is better than it really is, you may be able to bluff your way to victory.
  • Online Poker Etiquette
    Playing poker online is not exactly the same as playing face to face with others in a casino. However, there is still basic etiquette that you should follow when you play online so that both you and your opponents have a positive experience.
  • How To Tell If Your Opponent Is Bluffing
    Believe it or not, even in online poker where you cannot see a “poker face” per se, there are some telltale signs that a player is bluffing. In fact, there are many ways to spot a poker bluff.
  • Poker Strategy: Winning Big In No Limit Texas Holdem
    When there is no limit on betting, there is no limit on winning. People who play with no limits are generally skilled poker players, and the strategy you need to win a no limit game is very different from the strategy that you would use in a limit game.
Full Tilt Poker
Full Tilt Poker review Play in Full Tilt Poker
Poker Stars
Poker Stars review Play in Poker Stars
Absolute Poker
Absolute Poker review Play in Absolute Poker
Euro Poker
Euro Poker review Play in Euro Poker
Party Poker
Party Poker review Play in Party Poker
Titan Poker
Titan Poker review Play in Titan Poker
Noble Poker
Noble Poker review Play in Noble Poker
Sirius Poker
Sirius Poker review Play in Sirius Poker
 
Poker Blog | Poker Room Reviews | Video Lessons