Friday, June 30, 2006

Online Poker

Online Poker is the new and upcoming trend of making money online. Many though, have lost a lot of money playing in online poker tournaments, mainly because they do not know what they are doing and keep saying they can win it back to only get deeper and deeper into their loss. There are proven techniques to winning without investing a lot of money into lengthy strategic books that make you piece together your own strategies.

Once you have a full understanding on how to adapt and use a tournament format to your advantage, playing against the other players with a systematic approach is very straightforward. You will then have a clear concise strategy and you will be playing in a manner you can use to your advantage to achieve consistent results.

So how do you do this? How does one win at online poker? It could literally take years to put together the exact right combination of techniques, do the necessary research, read all the right manuals and then apply and play with the different techniques until you see what works and what doesn't. Just to figure out how to win and place in the money enough to turn a profit every once in a while.

A few key strategies for you if you want to be in the vast few out in the internet today that make a decent amount of money playing online poker, the most popular is Texas Holdem Poker, using the sit and go single table tournaments. This will involve game selection, specific odds strategies, and very importantly, emotional control as well as money management.

To acquire some solid poker skills, I would recommend a single table tournament that has a fifty dollar reload, these tournaments have good starting odds for you to place in the top 3. I would strongly recommend this type of site for the beginner. Paradise Poker and Party Poker are two of the best to start at. I have performed quite well at both of these sites.

I would not start any higher than fifty dollars. Limit yourself to what you can afford each month, absolutely do not let your emotions take over when you are losing thinking you can put money in that you cannot afford to spend to end up losing more. If you reach your budget, then sit back and watch and learn but do not put any more money into your account once you have reached your budget. That is foolish. Set goals for yourself, when you take your fifty dollars and turn it into three hundred dollars, then take back your initial investment plus a percentage of your earnings. This is smart.

The main issues to being a great Internet Poker player are to play smart, have fun and make money. Do not be like many of the losers out there who use their mortgage payment in the hopes of winning an online poker tournament. Think smart, you can even make yourself a Sit and Go Tournament Spreadsheet to help you track your winnings. Have fun and play safe.

About the Author

Nanette Hughston is a freelance writer with a bachelors degree in Finance. Living in the southern region of the United States. Permission is granted to reprint or republish this article with the author bio remaining intact.


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