5 Tips to Improve your Poker Skills

Cool Cat Casino is a premiere online casino with lots of opportunities to win big at the poker tables. Fortunately, your gamin options are wide open and you can play as much as you want. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter how much you play if you are a horrible poker player.

Before you sit down to your next game of poker read through these five simple tips for improving your poker skills. You’ll thank us later.

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#1 Play

No, playing just to play won’t necessarily improve your poker skills, but if you play as if it is quiz practice for the big test, you are more likely to pay close attention to how the game it played, how the other players play, and how you should play.

Practice makes perfect.

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#2 Take a Tutorial

Because poker is one of the most popular table games in the world, with dozens of variations, there is no shortage of online video tutorials you can watch to help improve your game. Make sure that you are watching tutorials that focus on the type of poker game you like to play, and make sure that they aren’t encouraging you to cheat.

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#3 Study

Much like in school, if you want to improve yourself you study what you’ve been taught, and you take extra courses to increase your range of knowledge. When it comes to improving your poker skills, it wouldn’t hurt to take a course in deciphering facial expressions and body language. It will help you read the other players and make your move based on what you “read”.

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#4 Learn the Numbers

While many people think of poker as strictly a game of chance, there is some strategy involved – otherwise card counting wouldn’t be an issue. If you want to improve your poker skills, learn how to calculate the odds and spend some time doing the math. When you can play with confidence, backed up by the numbers, you can give the other players a run for their money.

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#5 Play Accordingly

One of the best ways to improve your poker skills is to watch others play. When you observe others, you can get a much better feel of the intricacies and basic guidelines of the game. Learn by example, do as others do – especially if they are much better poker players than you are.

You can be a brilliant poker player, but it does require some work. No one is born knowing how to play, so if they can learn and win big, so can you.

Erik Blackwell

Erik Blackwell is a 'bon vivant' with a problematic addiction to comics and fondue. Went to MIT but finally left to pursue acting. He currently lives in sunny California with an American Stafford-shire Terrier and an American Bulldog that somehow managed to get along. He's dabbled in acting but doesn't like the spotlight. Loves to play casino online.