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The Transition From Online To Live Poker

by Nick Heather |  Published: Jan 01, 2011


These days a lot more people play their first hand of poker online, mainly due to how accessible it has become. After some time playing online the majority of people get the bug to play live. Many people find it hard to adjust, myself included, so I’m going to outline some of the common mistakes online players make in the live arena and how to counteract them. Playing Too Many Hands Online players are used to playing many tables at a time. As an online tournament player, on a Sunday I’ll often be 10-14 tabling. Playing so many tables means you are playing multiple hands per minute. While live you could go 30 minutes without being involved in a hand. Ways To Counteract This Be aware of how many hands you are playing and your table image. The desire to play a lot of hands generally comes from boredom and ...

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