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Tom’s Winning Tips for Online Poker — Part II

Suggestions to help you improve your win rate

by Tom McEvoy |  Published: Oct 30, 2009


This column is the second of a three-part series of tips for playing online poker. In today’s poker world, there are far more people playing online each day at home than in casinos. These suggestions should help you to improve your win rate. Tip No. 4 Look for tells. A tell is a mannerism, gesture, or movement that gives away the strength of a person’s hand or the action that he intends to take in the play of a hand. For example, Ed always stares straight at you when he is bluffing, and at the flop when he has a strong hand. I know that you can’t see your opponents when playing online like you can when playing in a real casino, but that doesn’t mean there are no tells to be discovered online. Let’s look at a few of them. Most sites have little spaces on the screen that ...

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