the Mind of a Poker Player
Sitting round the table, hands clutching cards and waiting to see what your opponents are going to play.
a lot of casino games, there’s a definite skill to being good at poker
and you can separate the great players from the rookies quite easily by
looking at how they play.
Whether it’s with your friends or at a UK online casino,
the difference is obvious based on how you approach the table. The best
players won’t let their opponents know what they have, with a vice like
control on their emotions, and will display confidence that they can
win no matter what hand they have.
behaviour, setting themselves apart from the players who look nervous
and uncertain, is just one half of it though, they’ll also be the more
observant players who have an intense concentration and pay attention
to their fellow players.
they have a tell when they have a good hand? Do they always raise when
they’re bluffing? The pro’s will have no problem folding on what might
be a good hand if they know the opponent has something better.
course, the other thing you need is a good head for maths to make sure
you keep it clear in your head how strong your hand is, the probability
of an opponent having a stronger hand and how much you can afford to
stake on it.
To make it clearer, we have this excellent little animation so you can gauge where you stand.