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Old 02-06-2024, 04:43 AM   #1
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Subtle Art of Poker

Hey everyone, I've recently stumbled upon a poker game on TV and it got me all intrigued. The players' stoic faces, the tension around the table, and the sudden shifts in fortune were absolutely mesmerizing. I'm keen on learning how to play poker myself but have no clue where to start. What's the best way for a complete beginner to dive into the world of poker? Are there specific books, online courses, or platforms that are particularly helpful for novices? I'm looking for something that's detailed yet understandable
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Old 02-06-2024, 04:44 AM   #2
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Hello! Oh, diving into poker is an exciting journey, full of ups and downs. For starters, I'd recommend getting a basic grasp of the rules—Texas Hold'em is a great starting point since it's one of the most popular variants. Online platforms like PokerStars offer free tables where you can practice without risking real money. YouTube also has countless tutorials that can help you grasp the basics. Remember, patience is key, and learning poker is more about understanding your opponents than the cards
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Old 02-06-2024, 04:45 AM   #3
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Thanks for the tips! I've started watching some tutorials on YouTube, and it's slowly beginning to make sense. I'm curious about poker strategy, though. How do players decide when to bet big or fold? Is it just intuition, or are there specific signs they look for during the game?
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Old 02-06-2024, 04:46 AM   #4
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Pleasure to assist! Poker strategy is a deep and complex field, combining mathematics, psychology, and a bit of good old-fashioned gut instinct. Deciding when to bet or fold involves reading the game: understanding the odds, observing your opponents' behavior, and predicting their hands. It's also crucial to manage your bankroll wisely and not chase losses. To truly elevate your game, consider studying poker theory and advanced strategies. Books by Doyle Brunson or Dan Harrington are excellent. Moreover, engaging in online forums can provide real-life insights and strategies from experienced players. Remember, every hand dealt is a lesson learned. As you continue your poker journey, you might find yourself exploring various facets of gambling and strategy, akin to embarking on journeys to Book of Dead. It's a path of constant learning, where every game teaches you something new about the art of deception, risk management, and the psychology of gambling
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