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Learn to Win at Poker – Secret Pro Tips

One can play poker for fun. Like most forms of gambling, poker is a great form of entertainment and most people will spend a little money on their hobby. The thrill of the occasional win makes up for the small loss in money in the long run. These people feel no desire to learn to win at poker — they have their day jobs and other interests that they prefer.

On the other hand, there are those who want to make a living out of poker, to never have to work in a sterile office again and cater to every whim of the boss. These type of people will learn to win at poker but they are further divided into two camps — those who ignore everything they have learned and rely on luck, and those who heed good advice, apply it with discipline and consistency, and make a nice profitable income from it.

If you want to learn to win at poker successfully, you must be disciplined! Here, I will share a few tips that the pros use that can help improve your

Know your odds. This is perhaps the single biggest tip that I can give you. If you play blindly and “hope” for better cards, you will definitely lose money, I guarantee it. Without understanding the percentage chances of you or your opponent getting a specific hand, you may well be having false hope of winning and risking money when you should fold. Alternatively, you may fold when you have a killer hand a.k.a. “the nuts” and your opponents have little chance of beating you. To learn to win at poker, you need some basic understand of poker odds which can be easily learned with a poker system or a half decent poker book — see below.

Bluff only when you are sure that no one can tell you are bluffing. If you blink a lot when bluffing — wear some shades. If your cheeks flush and go red, you may not have a future in table gambling and could just stick to internet gambling. If you want to learn to win at poker, you should also learn not only to hide your own tells, but learn how to recognize the tells of others. Body language experts will tell you that it is almost impossible to hide your intentions and playing poker is no exception to this rule.

These are just two secret pro tips that will transform your game if you are not already using them. Over time, you will wish to employ these tips plus others until you form your own strategy or system. All profitable strategies are different but they all share some common fundamentals, regardless of origin.