A Guide to Better Bluffing

Author: Jack Reider

There are many reasons to want people to think you are an inexperienced poker player and here are some ways you can make them think that.

The poker rooms host or hostess will walk you to your poker table. The people at the table will be expecting a new player and will be looking to see who they will bring over, so make sure from the moment you walk into the casinos poker room you have your gambling face on. The bluffing in poker does not start at the table it starts the minute you enter the room. They will be looking to size you up, so make sure you throw them off from the get go, this way all assumptions they make based on that first impression will be wrong. Look around the room in amazement; maybe even stumble a bit because you were looking around and not where you were going.

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Poker Bluffing, Do you Know Why …

Poker Bluffing – Do you Know Why It’s Not So Effective Online?

Author: Sacha Tarkovsky

There are significant differences between poker bluffing in a live game and online.

In fact, bluffing is much more effective offline due to the environment the game is played in.

A bluff can be defined simply as a bet or raise made with a hand that has no real chance of winning.

The purpose of course, is to win a pot when your hand is not strong enough to do so on it’s own. You are really trying to deceive your opponent you have a good hand when in reality you have junk.

Bluffing tends to be more effective in real games than online.

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How to Attack Intelligently Part II

Author: Nick Laurrell

If you’ve ever looked into prevailing poker expertise, one word seems to pop up over and over again – aggression. From Doyle Brunson to Barry Greenstein, from Wild Bill Hickok to Stu Ungar, an aggressive poker player is a good poker player. The rationale behind this is easy enough to follow – if you are going to make money playing poker than you have to win without the best poker hand. The only way to do that is to push people off better hands with strategically aggressive bets.

Of course, there is a problem when you bet with the worst hand – you can get called by the best one. The following are a few bits of advice to help you become a more aggressive player without falling into the trap of recklessness.

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How to Attack Intelligently Part I

Author: Nick Laurrell

If you’ve ever looked into prevailing poker expertise, one word seems to pop up over and over again – aggression. From Doyle Brunson to Barry Greenstein, from Wild Bill Hickok to Stu Ungar, an aggressive poker player is a good poker player. The rationale behind this is easy enough to follow – if you are going to make money playing poker than you have to win without the best hand. The only way to do that is to push people off better hands with strategically aggressive bets.

Of course, there is a problem when you bet with the worst hand – you can get called by the best one. The following are a few bits of advice to help you become a more aggressive player all the way to the flop, without falling into the trap of recklessness.

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Eight Ways To Spot A Poker Bluff

Author: David Walker

There are probably more than eight ways to spot a player who is a consistent bluff in the game of online poker but the easiest to spot tells used with some frequency are described in this article.

1. The person bluffing thinks he can uses the “chat option” to his advantage. Keep a close eye on chatty players and what they are doing. Do they raise pots and chat away about not catching any cards only to showdown with an A-Q suited?

2. If a player raises before the flop, it shows for instance 3-3-9 and they quickly re-raise again, you may be up against a bluff all the way to the river. Before you call, be sure you feel confident you can take the pot with what you are holding.

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