Poker Tips

Poker Beginner Mistakes

Many beginners makes a lot of common mistakes when playing poker. The most relevant one are:

-Bankroll Management
Whether it is greed or curiosity, some players cannot resist to play with limited budget. Your personal bankroll represents what you can afford to gamble on poker, and if it is administered in a limited way your career poker player will be under no risk. Should always have enough to survive a downswing.

Remember that it is not possible to always win at poker. No matter how well you play, you will also lose money continuously for a certain period of time. As a beginner, you are prone to make mistakes and lose. To move beyond these losses and not to make so many mistakes it is almost vital that you manage your bankroll in an effectively way.

– Fear. You have to respect your opponent to be knocking on poker, but you should not be afraid of him. If you overestimate your opponent you get to fold too often and it will be hard for you to avoid losing money and even less, to make a profit. It begins by assuming that your opponent has a better hand, because you believe that he is a better player. An increase in stake does not always mean that the opponent has a good hand, because there are a significant number of other reasons which can induce such an opponent. The only way to play poker is to play poker, so do not allow fear to seize your game when playing with real money.

It is always an element of unlucky in each hand of poker, which means that you lose, inevitably, money from time to time. Do not let this intimidate you, if you keep playing and you don’t risk losing money, you will be able to make money on long term.

-Do not play all the hands, use “Fold”
Probably the most common mistake of beginners is to play too many hands. When you just started, you really need to play and that means not just good hands to choose just to take part in the action. But many hands does not mean more profit, usually just the opposite. If you find that you go with half or more of hands that you receive, review tactics and became more selective.

-Do not bluff for the sake of doing “bluff”
Many beginners understand that your bluff is part of poker, but is not well understood . There is no rule to condition your game to even a bluff. And your bluff varies from one situation to another and from one table to another, because there are players who do whatever it takes and they will give you call and then the bluff becomes virtually impossible. Better no bluff than losing with it.

– A must stay in a game just because you play in it
Another common mistake of beginners is thinking “If I put all that much money in hand, I must go …” – You cannot win a pot throwing with money into it. There are cases where the chances (odds) indicates a call, but if you are sure that your hand is in no way a winning one , then fold is the solution. The money already invested may not be yours and you cannot recover it just because you go to the end, eventually you will lose more.

-Play at too many tables. As a beginner, you do not have much experience to make the right decisions at 12 tables simultaneously It should be played in as many tables you can concentrate. You need time, especially as playing poker as a beginner to think of what decisions you have to take. On the other hand, you can play well at several tables, and so you can earn more . If you start to get bored, you can also close a table. Remember only that the rate of gain / lose is more important than the number of tables that you play.