January 4, 2010
Lets check out some of the key advantages to playing online:
One of the key advantages of poker on the web is that its global, people from all over the world are playing and there is always someone up for a game 24 hours a day 7 days a week. This is great it makes it easy to play when you want to especially if you want to play some sit and go games.
Because of the volume of online poker players the choice of game and tournament options is almost never ending. Compared to playing against friends at home or playing in a casino or card room where you are tied to the type of game everyone wants to play, picking online gives you the opportunity to decide how you want to play by the value of the game, or number of players or loads of other options.
So there is nothing on tv and you fancy a bit of poker, instead of phoning around to see if anyone is about, getting ready and getting yourself out the house, fire up the computer and you can be playing in 10 mins. All you need is to be signed up with one of the trusted online poker rooms. Good news is they almost all offer bonuses to new sign ups and you can find them all here.
Loads of beginners play online, in fact players at all levels play which is great for finding games you will be well matched to. Pretty much all the online poker sites offer pretend money games, which you can play just for fun.
Of course if the chance to win some cold hard cash is more your style then playing poker is ideal. You can of course play several tables at once if you like to improve your hourly earnings. Or if youâ??re a beginner sit at your computer with a list of tips and our hand guide open to guide you through. As long as you know the basics and stay patient anyone can win online. Brush up on your skills with our free videos here.
January 3, 2010
As poker is becomming evermore popular, A question needs awnsering! Is there a way to win at online poker! The answer is simple. Study and check out these guidelines, try them at poker time and see for yourself.
Before starting to play the game, keep in mind these simple suggestions:
*Inspect the site. Make sure that it is authentic.
*Read the terms and conditions of the site. Check the maximum payouts and the minimum bets.
*Allocate a budget for the day. That budget will determine how much you are willing to lose or to win in the game. Stick to the limit.
*Do not gamble if you can not afford to lose.
*Try to find sites that offer No deposit poker bonus or offer free poker money
*Practice playing the game. Familiarize yourself with the game first before you play for real money.
At the table, here are some warnings that you should always remember:
*If you do make a big win, do not be greedy, stop. Making a big win and gambling it all over again is a big sign of greediness.
*In poker, overall winnings are what count most. If you are losing, or have already lost your allotted money for the day, don’t try to win your losses back. You won’t. Stop. Tomorrow is another day.
*Drinking alcohol is a big no no at poker time. It can serious affect your judgment. So stay away from it while on the game.
*Never take side bets. Usually these are just gimmicks, so that more money will go to the casino.
*Never gamble your hard earned money unless you are very much ready to lose it.
While in the game, here are some important ideas to think about:
*Gaze at your opponent’s eye. Survey all their moves. Observe them, to better know them. This way, you will fear them less. This way, you will know when they are bluffing or not.
*Play in silence. Have that conversation with your self as well as think deep to your opponents actions. Concentrate.
*Base your decisions on what the reality is. See all movements as they are. Do not fear, instead, be calm and assess their moves accordingly.
*Don’t take it personally. At the poker table, it is always unavoidable that your opponent can irritate you. Never give in to such responses. Stay within the good game. Be cool and objective. This is a bluffing game. But do keep in mind that just because your opponent has bluffed earlier, it does not mean that he does all the time. Think tight. Review each move.
*Think about what your opponents have. Create a situation. So when deciding, you’ll have a better chance to be right.
*Know when to stop. Is the hand that you are raising now the hand you folded a while ago? This is a sign that you should go home.
*Play to enjoy. Do not play if you are sad, bored or tired. If you can’t play having enjoyment as your goal, then don’t play at all!
January 2, 2010
Poker Connects announces its Beta launch to members of the Philadelphia poker community. PokerConnects is a forum to help poker players find home games in the Philadelphia area. The website functions similarly to craigslist and other classified sites. Hosts can post their game using the “create a game” form, filling out details of their home games. Players can then browse games and contact the hosts directly. Similarly, players can post what they are looking for with the “looking for a game” form, and hosts of games can then contact them directly. PokerConnects is completely anonymous and free to use. No registration or login is required.
Poker Connects Areas of Operation
PokerConnects is currently only open to members of the Philadelphia poker community, but we hope to expand the site to other cities in the near future. We also plan to launch a number of new features. Our goal is to make the site a social hub for poker players around the country and world. We would love feedback and comments on our site as we move forward with development
We are pleased to announce that www.pokerconnects.com, the place to find poker players and home games online, has had over 10 games and 30 players post to our site within the first month of launch. We have subscribers from Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs in Delaware and New Jersey. We are excited about this growth and hope to continue to generate new visitors and posters. Our goal is to be the ultimate destination for poker-related content on the web. We are planning an expansion to other cities in the near future.
News Stream – Unique Feature of Poker Connects
We also recently launched a new feature, the PokerConnects News Stream. Every day, we pull three interesting pieces of poker-related content from a large database of websites and display the links on PokerConnects. We display a variety of content including videos, stories, and hands. Previous day’s entries are also visible in our archives. We hope you will enjoy News Stream and would love to hear any comments.