Beginner Poker Tips (Part 1)

There is a very steep learning curve in playing Poker. At the beginning a little information will take player a long way, but as their ability is improved, the new information won’t add as much to the game.

So if a beginner of poker must read this article, this is probably the most useful and money saving information. If you absorb all of this beginner poker tips, you may even turn from losing into a break-even or winning player.

These beginner poker tips won’t turn you into an expert in a jeepy, but they will set you on the right track to becoming a winning poker player.

1] Don’t play too many hands.

A very common mistake that beginners make is not being selective with their starting hands. Don’t get caught into the common trap of thinking that ‘any hand can win’. Although this is correct, some hands are more likely to win than the others and will help players win more money, whilst others lose more money. So be selective about which hands you play.

Good beginning hand selection is the foundation of every winning poker player’s game. Learn it!

2] Don’t bluff too much.

Another common mistake about poker is that you need to bluff to win. You may find spectacular bluffs on the game, but these are edited to show the highlights of the games and so give the wrong impression of the frequency that top players bluff. Bluffing in poker is not as crucial as you think it is.

If you are a beginner, it is better to master your cards well rather than trying to bluff your opponents out of hands. It is best to try occasional bluffs here and there, but the real art of knowing when to bluff comes from knowledge and practice