Here are a few free poker games tips I would like to share with you, my style and how I get my streaks in winning in poker texas holdem whether money or free poker online or real cash tables.
My poker tips cover 2 areas:
- The Type of Players in Poker
- Your Position
1. Types of Players
The Call Stations – These players likes to see a flop doesn’t bet or raise he only calls or checks until the river that is why they are labeled as Call Station. You can extract money on this player but be careful not too bluff at this player because it won’t work. (A.K.A. Loose-Passive)
The Rock – These players does not want to get involve with more hands and thus this player only plays with strong or premium hands. His hands can be range as pair of 10s and up with face cards. This player can easily be bluff. This player’s favorite action is only fold or call if he has premium hands. If you’re bluff is called then respect him because he isn’t lying about it. (A.K.A. Tight-Passive)
The Maniacs – These players are the ones who bet and raise so much and loves to bluff that much too. They would even go all in pre-flop without hesitation. I know you seen these kinds of players. Only call these players if you have the best hand. Bluffs won’t work because they are the ones who are going to bluff you back. (A.K.A. Loose-Aggressive)
The Solid Player – These players can be sometimes be called the professional players. They know the game and got some few tricks under sleeves. They know when to fold when their beat and know when to go all in when they sense it’s a bluff. They don’t play for luck, they play to win. (A.K.A. Tight-Aggressive)
Position is really the key to able to get the most of poker. If you don’t know your position then you are playing poker blindly. An KQ might look good to call but its really not that good if you are the one first to act and other players are waiting for your action.
Early Position – this position refers to the first player to act before the flop comes out. This position follows next to the blinds.
There 2 early position in a table of 10 players. In this position you are in a great disadvantage to other players due to lack of information in the table. It is best to be tight in this position and raise with best starting hands. Your hands should only range in AA, KK, QQ, AK and others fold. Why? Because you lack information to other players and calling so many hands would risk you getting all your chips into the pot. Always raise.
Middle Position – this position is next in line with the early position players. There are 3 middle position in a 10 player table. In this situation you already have some knowledge of players involve in the pot.
It is best to play at least semi loose but still be cautious for there are still other players waiting in line. Hands can be played in this position are 88 – AA and suited connector cards like 89 diamonds. Be sure to know when you are beat in the flop and fold your hand. Re-raise only if you think you have the best hand.
Late Position – this position is next in line with the middle position. Usually this position is the most advantageous position. Why? Because you already gained enough information on the table with other players. You can almost play any cards in this position if the pot hasn’t been raise.
Call with not suited or suited connectors, suited cards, small pairs like 22, 33, 44 and practically any card as long as you know your players and the action towards you. This is where most bluffs are likely to be successful.
For a great free poker lesson on playable cards and position see the D M Vadnais series, “Building Your Bankroll” also on NoPayPOKER, it’s brilliant.
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