Poker Strategy

To play poker, you have to have your head screwed on straight. This quick crash course on beginner poker strategy will give you the insight you need to enjoy a no pressure online poker game.

Remember that poker strategy is more than these few points. Be sure to read all about hand rankings, starting hands and poker tips for more ways to improve your poker strategy.

Don't fish if you can’t swim. Know your abilities. If the other players at your table are better than you, move. You don’t want to end up as bait.

Fold before you flop! It’s ok to fold as many hands as you see fit. If the cards don’t look good, don’t play them.

Bluff with a straight face. Bluffing is all about time and place. Use it well and it will work to your advantage.

Watch the pot. The bigger the pot, the stronger your hand needs to be. The bigger the pot, the stronger the chance that someone else has a very good hand!

Poker face! Watch your opponents like a hawk. Watching them play will give you a wealth of information about what makes them tick! New players tend to concentrate on their hand only but it’s just as important to understand what cards the guy across the table may be holding.

Practice makes perfect. Play freerolls, read, learn and pick up tips.

While all this theory is great, the best way to understand poker is to play it. And there couldn’t be a better, or safer, place for you to play than at Cool Hand Online Poker. We’ve even sweetened the pot with a poker sign-up offer.

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