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Texas Holdem Practice

Internet poker has contributed to making texas holdem the popular game in the world. If you want to become proficient record as many winning sessions as you can, you've to practice. And a great way to practice texas holdem is online.

Any professional will tell you his greatest asset, experience. The more you play, the more you learn. Everything any pro learned he learned from earned experience. These lessons are written down in books for you to read, study, learn, listen and play, but you wouldn't expect to become a concert violinist or basketball player just by reading books on the subject. To do anything truly well, get in there and get your hands dirty, that’s the way.

You’ve huge advantage over any pro player and his contemporaries. They gathered their experience following the road to any game they could find and riding that white line all the way. They had to worries about being robbed or arrested, which created a distraction from any learning process. Now,you, don't even need to leave the comfort of your own home to gain texas holdem experience. Your playing in varied live casino’s can be intimidating. Your worries, that other players would laugh at your inexperience, or they could slow down the game because of your lack of technical knowledge. Practicing online, these are no concerns. Even if you made a mistake, no one will know it was you; all they see is an icon on a screen.

Most online poker sites do offer play money sections where you can play for free. This will help you get a feel for the game and get you into the habit of being ready to act on your turn, sizing out bets, and analyzing your opponents. It will probably not improve your poker skills considerably. Since there is no real money your playing with, people tend to play in a looser fashion that bears little resemblance to actual play, and they’ll play cards they shouldn’t and chase hands they wouldn’t normally do in real money games.

When you're ready to improve, you'll need to play real money game. Many poker sites offer extremely low stakes, down to micro limits with blinds of only a few cents. You’ll be surprised how much difference there is between play money and real money games, even when the real money is only pennies. Once you feel comfortable playing at a certain limit, you may want to consider moving up to higher stakes. Before you know it, once that experience starts to kick in and you’re more confident you’ll be playing with the best of them.

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