Sometimes there’s just nothing you can do to prevent bad poker results. Regardless of how much you work on your game, the cards may simply just not fall your way. Rest assured, plenty of luck is always involved in poker – even for the greatest of players. You just stick to your plan, keep on working on your game, and doing everything in your power to minimize the effect luck has on you so that you’re giving yourself the best shot of turning things around.
When you watch poker on TV, it’s fun to enjoy and be entertained by the colorful personalities and mesmerizing poker play, but it’s just as important to remember to take advantage of the learning opportunity these televised poker tournaments and cash games provide.
Whether you’re a recreational poker player or a seasoned pro, you’re likely to prefer sitting at a fun poker table. Animated conversation always complements poker action well. But if the conversation at the poker table turns to any of these 9 topics, chances are the atmosphere will turn sour quickly. Here’s a list of topics you should never talk about at the poker table along with the reasons those topics should remain taboo.
Poker has gotten tougher than ever in the last decade since the Moneymaker boom. That makes it that much more difficult for new players to the game of poker to break through and become winners. Here’s a brief but important guide for beginning poker players to follow in order to start out on the right path to becoming winners in the poker room.
Jared Tendler, author of The Mental Game of Poker, like my review of his book. He was kind enough to agree to be interviewed for us here at Cardplayer Lifestyle. We specifically asked him for his thoughts on taking notes while playing live poker, as note taking was an oft-repeated theme of his book. Read on to see what Tendler had to say.
Just when you thought recreational poker players had no hope against the pros, who seem to be final tabling and winning every World Series of Poker event there is, Cardplayer Lifestyle is here to give you some great advice for what to do when faced with a name poker player across the table. Follow these tips and you’ll be sure to have an excellent defense against the arsenal that experienced pros bring with them to the felt.