Always keep in mind that poker rewards those who play aggressively, and punishes those who don’t. An aggressive player will raise with a playable hand, right from the outset. This is not to say, however, that you should raise on every card dealt in the course of a game. There are times when you will want to check and there are times when it’s intelligent to just call a bet. Aggressive play does work. If you can bet, chances are you can raise and raising gives you the advantage. An aggressive player often takes control of the game. Everyone looks at them when it’s their turn to bet, sometimes you will see the other players literally wincing when an aggressive player puts in another raise. They upset the game and make other players uncomfortable. That’s what you want to do.
Always keep your opponents guessing. It’s a bad feeling when you have to guess what your opponent is holding. Playing a guessing game is not only aggravating, it’s a losing proposition as well. You should be making your opponent guess. If you’re in a game where you are the one always guessing then you are a worried player and you’re probably going to end up losing. One of the ways to stop guessing is to play strong cards, another is to play aggressively.
One of the best skills in casino en ligne poker is the ability to read other players. By this I mean knowing the value of their hands by their actions and/or gestures. Here, psychology plays a big part. How does one read opponents correctly? It’s not a science, more of an art. First of all, you have to be very observant. If your head is in the clouds during a game, much will pass you by. Watch the game at all times, even when you’re not in the hand. Then watch and see how a player bets or raises.
In smaller games, weaker players usually do the opposite of their hands. They “splash” their bets or fling their chips aggressively. Why intimidate …