Reading Your Opponents

Online Poker eliminates visual and verbal clues 'tells') from the game. You can't see the faces of the other players (their real faces, in any case). This limits your ability to read the other players. The rules in online poker compensate for this by giving us a wealth of information in other ways. - How the other players react to the bets - How often do they raise and when - Are they consistent - stay, raise, raise

How To Think Like A Winning Poker Player

Socrates once said that the unexamined life is not worth living. So let's give some thought and examination to how we as card players process information and respond to decision-making pressures. These are important areas to consider as we work to improve our poker success - and be more successful in life generally. There is a science around the study of body language and human communication called Neuro-Lingusitic Programming (NLP). NLP is both an interesting and valuable area of study to...

Player Profiling Or Watching Who You Play With

Here's some advice that will improve your game as much as it'll have a positive impact on your wallet or purse. If you watched the movie, The Beautiful Mind, you'll be familiar with the Mathematician John Nash and his discovery of Game Theory. Game Theory is a fascinating concept that turns game relationships, opponents and players, into mathematical functions that can be 'crunched' and computed. Playing styles can be analysed and defined. In fact, the best Texas Hold'em computer simulations...