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Whom to Believe

Can you believe anyone at a poker table? Maybe you can, who knows. Poker is a game of luck and bluff. Originally invented sometime in the 19th century, it soon became the best pastime for every person in America.

A Game of Bluff and Luck

Knowing it is a game of bluff and luck, one can ask the question,” Can I really believe anyone who is sitting at this table?”

The answer is maybe. Knowing that everyone bluffs is the first step to find out if a given person is any good at the game or is he just sitting there playing the game and hoping for the luck to come his way. The best way to make a poker game into profit is to find the table that has the most bad players at it. That way you multiply your chances of winning by each player that sits around the table.

If you have a normal game of 5 people, and two of them are really bad at the game you have only two real opponents to watch out for. This way, concentration on the real threats, which are the two good players, is easier than concentrating on four difficult to read targets.

In poker, you must be able to both bluff and read the other players emotions, as if your life really depends on it. That’s the big secret in the game.

The Internet Situation

Bluffing at a poker table doesn’t have the same effect at an online poker game. On the internet there isn’t any practical way to bluff. This makes poker more of a luck based game rather than a bluff based game. Of course, there are ways to bluff online. One of them is to bet carefully in different situations and simply try to confuse your opponents by making big and small bets on winning and losing cards.

The best way to ensure your financial flow in an online poker game is to enter a room where the players are either new or have a low supply of money. The trick is to enter with a large sum, and make big bets. Use the fact that most people will play it safe. This means that they only make big bets if they are sure that they will win.

That way you will make most of the common players fold before reaching the showdown. Without the opportunity to show your cards, they will never understand that you were bluffing.