Tips for planning online poker strategies

Besides inventing alcoholic drinks, mechanical clocks, compass, tea, and gunpowder, Chinese folks also invented a tool that can make people millionaire. Yes . They invented playing cards. Some chapters from the history book suggest that playing cards were invented in China during ninth century. Thanks to them, today everyone has the opportunity to become millionaire in just few hours. All that people need to do is understand tricks and strategies in poker. Overall gambling industry is estimated to be around  800 billion every year. Most of the transactions take place on various online gambling sites, with poker sites leading the race. So, it is clear that online poker can prove to be door behind the room full of treasure.

When it comes to poker online, 29 year old poker master Alexander Millar deserves special mention. He recently made it in headlines when he won British Poker Award as the best Online Cash Player for 2014. Millar is millionaire, but his journey with online poker started just like everyone else. He played for the first time when he was studying at the Warwick University that is famous for engineering courses. Within few months, he became world’s third best online poker player, and then, he never looked back. Here are some tips from the online poker master that may help you win at-least something.

Plan and play

Planning plays the most important role in online gambling as well. Don’t put all your virtual money in the game after choosing the table. Wait for few minutes; think about how much money you wish to keep on the table while playing. If you plan to play poker with   50, convert the same into virtual currency. But, don’t bet everything at once, start with lesser amount. So, even if you lose few rounds during initial stages, you won’t have to get out of the game. This will help you stay in the game longer, and survive the bad phase by losing lesser amount. Unfortunately, people believe in putting everything on the table at once. Then, in-spite of losing big amount, they continue playing till their account balance turns zero.

Plan wisely, as mentioned before, never bet everything at once. If you have allotted  50 for the game, start playing with  5. This will help you keep all the possible damages under control.

Avoid making extremely large bets even if you find that your opponents are getting marginal hands or middle range. Never over bet, control your temptation even if you have a lot of potential bluffs and strong hands. Bet size should be increased only after carefully thinking about several factors.

If you wish to confuse and give tough time to your rival, opt for small bets with bluffs and strong hands. Your opponent may end-up making mistakes as he will get marginal hand and won’t be able to guess about the cards you are holding.

Assumption does plan an important role in the game of poker. But you should think about all possible cards that your opponent can strike you with, and play in a way that would help you stay ahead.

Use your loss as opportunity to learn

Losing something is not just part of poker, but part of everyone’s life as well. Some people blame their bad luck for their loss, while others believe that they must have made some mistakes that led to their loss. This loss in game and life leads to frustration, which can prove to be open invitation for mental and other health issues. But, you should never forget that the same frustration can be used to improve your game, all that you need to do is channelize this frustration.