Texas Holdem Poker Rules

Written by Stanley Majors

To new playersrepparttar Texas Holdem poker rules could seem quite complicated but in truthrepparttar 136084 game is fairly simple to follow once you knowrepparttar 136085 basics.

Texas Holdem is quite a fast paced style of poker. If you're playing online poker you're normally only given about 15 seconds to decide if you're going to bet, check, or fold.

If you haven't played Texas hold poker before, I'd suggest you play poker online for free to get more familiar withrepparttar 136086 rules and pace ofrepparttar 136087 game.

But before you head off to your favourite online poker site [we suggest you try www.TridentPoker.com ], you'll need to get a basic understanding ofrepparttar 136088 Texas holdem Poker Rules as well asrepparttar 136089 different poker hand rankings.

Holdem Poker rules : The game begins whenrepparttar 136090 first person torepparttar 136091 left ofrepparttar 136092 dealer button (seerepparttar 136093 Trident Poker game interface), places a small blind bet. A small blind bet is normally about halfrepparttar 136094 lower stake.

Play continues in a clockwise direction andrepparttar 136095 next player is required to post a big blind bet, which is equal torepparttar 136096 lower stake. Every player atrepparttar 136097 table then has an opportunity to call raise or fold.

Types of Poker Players

Written by Stanley Majors

Most poker players fall into one of four categories, and once you're experienced enough, you'll be able to place your opponents into particular groups very quickly. This is a detailed definition ofrepparttar different types of poker players you'll find. As you play poker online you should try to pick up as much information about a player to accurately place them into a category.

But rememberrepparttar 136082 boundaries ofrepparttar 136083 different types of poker players are not clearly defined andrepparttar 136084 best pokers players can change their style of play very quickly to misleadrepparttar 136085 rest ofrepparttar 136086 table.

Types of Poker Players :

Tight-Passive A tight-passive player is one that won't raise or call unless they have a very strong hand. This type of player is normally best suited for limit Texas Holdem poker games and will very seldom take a risk on their hand. If a tight passive player calls your raise – you'd better haverepparttar 136087 courage to backup your bet.

Loose-Passive Loose passive players are also known as “calling stations”. They call any bet you place and it's best to avoid bluffing these players. They'll very seldom fold once they've seenrepparttar 136088 flop.

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