Pocker, Pool Game, Card Game
Smart: Selecting The Right Table
When selecting a poker room or a table for short, you should do it with caution. Essentially you must choose games in which you can stand a chance not only with your poker skills but also with your bankroll. This is best explained if we take an easy example. Let’s say you are the 15th top player in the world and you only play at tables with the 10th top players exclusively. It would not be a wonder if you lose more often than you win. You must include at your table players th...
Playing Poker Smart: Selecting the Right Table
When selecting a poker room or a table for short, you should do it with caution. Essentially you must choose games in which you can stand a chance not only with your poker skills but also with your bankroll. This is best explained if we take an easy example. Let’s say you are the 15th top player in the world and you only play at tables with the 10th top players exclusively. It would not be a wonder if you lose more often than you win. You must include at your table players that you know or think are worse than you, not only players about whom you know for sure are better than you. If you do this mistake you may find yourself passed by a player that has worse poker skills but who only plays with weaker opponents. The best is to look for those tables with many weak players, you have more chances to win and to be engaged in a larger pot.
When playing poker and not sure how to select your table, look for these criteria:
- The number of players that enter the flop
- The pot size – average
- Games that have weak known players in them
Online this information is very easy to find. Look in the lobby next to the game you are interested in. The amount of players who see the flop is the most important way to tell the condition of a game. If many players see the flop, then there are many weak players in the game. If on the contrary few players see the flop this means the games is tight because many players that are playing it at that moment are expert players. If you are an average poker player look for games in which the percentage of the players who actually enter the flop is over 40%.
The pot has to be bigger than the small bid at least 12-15 times if you want to make some money in that game.
If you know on a certain table there are sitted for sure a couple of weaker player try to take a sit in that poker room.
Because players move a lot in online poker room, you must be aware at all time of the above indicators. Maybe a game was right for you but in the mean time the players changed and now it is too tough. You can very easily walk out and choose a different table that fits your criteria.
Hands: Winning Table Strategy
Of course anyone knows that a hand like AA is better that a hand like 22. That is the obvious part of the starting hands and the questions is not posed when talking about extremes, it is posed when we are dealing with middle hands that can get us often confused. It is possible that your pocket aces will loose against a worse starting hand. Why? Probably because you were playing against a lot of people and because they played other types of hands with bigger value in hold'em i...
Poker Starting Hands: Winning Table Strategy
Of course anyone knows that a hand like AA is better that a hand like 22. That is the obvious part of the starting hands and the questions is not posed when talking about extremes, it is posed when we are dealing with middle hands that can get us often confused. It is possible that your pocket aces will loose against a worse starting hand. Why? Probably because you were playing against a lot of people and because they played other types of hands with bigger value in hold'em in this situation. It is important to know that hands hold a different value depending on each situation and that it can not be generalized. A good hand when many players are at the table is a hand like 8s9s. Sometimes people find it strange that hands like Ks7s are worse that a hand similar to 8s7s. This happens because they are not looking at all at the value of the hand itself, they are just comparing the numbers printed on each card.
Hands like 10-6s, Q-7s, J-7s, J-4s and K-7s are no good in hold'em. Why a hand like K-7s is such a bad hand is actually an obvious thing. Its chances of actually wining the pot are very low. How can it win actually? Well first you can hope for your king to hit. Not that it is that unlikely but think about it, even if it does hit then what? Then you have a very low kicker for your pair and that kicker will be easily beaten by another hand. Or, you can catch the 7-7 pair but it is a very low pair and most likely there will be other player in the game to top that hand. To get a flush you have low chances. For a straight you would need so many in between cards that it is practically impossible to be the only one with a flush. Two pairs will be possibly toped by a better hand. And so go all the draws for this weak hand. The idea is that if you hold this hand you should fold it or play only if you are in a position and a game that lets you play it very cheap.
Another type of bad starting hand is the Ax off suit when x is a middle card. Middle cards mean below 10 and above 5. The reason this hand is also crappy is quite simple. If the x is not one of the cards above 10 or below 5 them you can't draw for a straight. For a flush you can't obviously draw because the cards are off suit in the first place.
So caution when playing any of these hands. The books say they should not be played at all because they involve a great risk but some situation might arise when you need to play them, but be careful not to pay too much for this.
What to look for
when buying a Poker Table for your Game Room?
The Best Prices to Purchase Poker Tables and Poker Supplies Online
Poker Tables, Texas Holdem Tables, Furniture Poker Tables, and Poker Table Chairs
What to look for when buying a Poker Table for your Game Room?
When shopping online for poker tables there are many things you need to consider before purchasing your poker table. Depending on the room size you have available you should consider how much of that you want to use for your poker table that which then help you decide what styles are available for you game room. Then of course you have to consider the quality differences and pricing. And of course get permission and opinion from you wife.
What style poker table would look good?
When purchased poker tables to play Texas hold'em on you should always try to consider purchasing a oval shape size table. Oval size tables usually start from 72 inches all the way to 96 inches. Even though some casinos use 108 inches or longer you will not find any that size online and plus it takes up a lot of room. I will consider purchasing a poker table 92 inches or 96 inches. Texas Hold'em tables are usually to most common tables to play on and they are ideal for tournaments and cash games. Most Texas holdem tables have chip trays built into in and a drop box to deposit cash or tips. You can find some texas holdem tables which just a dealer position or just a 10 player position. Round poker tables have been common in many households before the poker boom.Round poker tables usually come in 2-3 sizes, 48 inch, 54 inch and 61 inch. 54" round poker table will comfortably accommodate 6-8 people. If you need to seat more then 8 or if you need to be very comfortable and have the space for it, then I would diffentely consider purchasing a 61inch table. Many of the round poker table come with a dining top which you can place on top on the table when not being used. This will also make your wife happy because you can use it when you have guest as a dining table.
How about Folding Poker Tables?
Folding poker tables are pretty common for households. You can find the average folding table starting from $289.99 to $525.00. Folding tables have improved in the last few years. You can find very nice fold up poker tables with racetrack and stainless steel cups. Folding poker tables are perfect if you have a game once in a blue moon and you don't want to play on a dining table furniture or on any just table. For a little investment you can get a nice table that you can put your beer bottles and drinks and still sturty enough to play on.Furniture Poker Tables The best table for game room are the furniture style full size poker tables.
They look very nice and they belong in game rooms. Since poker gaming has been very popular in America more American people enjoy playing on a furniture style poker tables. The furniture tables come with matching chairs which match the wood finish from the table. Most of the furniture poker chairs are adjustable in height, so you are able to move the chairs under the table when not being used. When considering to purchase a furniture poker table and matching chairs you should give your game room space for your table and chairs about 10 inches from each size of the poker tables' length and width.
Where can I find good pricing and compare quality and styles?
The best place to do you research and find poker tables and supplies is online . You can go to a local billiard place in your area but the prices online and the comparison you do online does not compare. Most online stores have many poker tables for sale and they offer free shipping as well. So do you homework and make a decision that would be happy with and remember that life is too short and playing poker you should play on a real table.