There are plenty of things you need to keep in mind when playing live poker, but specifically there are a number of things you simply should not do. Especially if you’re an online poker player making the transition to live poker play, it’s critical to keep this list of five things in mind next time you saddle up to the felt.
In poker, losers have a budget while winners have a bankroll. Proper bankroll management is a key skill in poker, but above all you must ensure you don’t go busto in the first place. If you do, you’ll be doomed to having to cope with a poker budget. From personal experience, I can tell you that playing your A-game in that situation (with a budget instead of a bankroll) is far more difficult.
These days, there’s nothing in poker hotter than Twitch. The online streaming platform is attracting the biggest names in the game, including Daniel Negreanu, Jason Somerville, Liv Boeree, and plenty others. These poker greats now have tens of thousands of people watching as they play poker online. But does streaming online poker session create too many security risks? Cyber security expert Eddie Harari examines Twitch and points out a few potential “leaks”. This is a must read for anyone who already streams their online poker sessions or who is considering doing so.
The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, and, in between, some of the most frustrating experiences possible for a game to provide. That’s poker in a nutshell and we’ve compiled a list of the 10 most frustrating things in poker. Every poker player, whether pro or recreational, has experienced many of these frustrations firsthand at one time or another. It ain’t fun, but it’s certainly worth looking up and down the list to see if you agree with our picks.