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.

Poker Hand Rankings

Written by Stanley Majors

Poker hand rankings are one ofrepparttar most important aspects of any poker game. When playing online poker, especially fast online poker games such as Texas Holdem Poker, you need to be able to quickly discern which cards are needed to create a better poker hand.

Beginners often find themselves losing their first few games by not being able to identify which cards offerrepparttar 136080 best opportunities to build a really strong hand. It's fairly simple to understandrepparttar 136081 poker hand rankings if you just take a little time to study them.

Remember that when you're playing Texas Hold'em poker you are trying to createrepparttar 136082 best 5-card poker hand from a total of 7 cards. There are 2 hole or pocket cards and 5 communal cards. You may use any combination to create your best hand. You may even use all five communal cards.

These arerepparttar 136083 Poker Hand Rankings :

Royal Flush : This hand is unbeatable,repparttar 136084 highest ranking hand possible. A Royal Flush is made of 5 cards ofrepparttar 136085 same suit, Ten through to Ace. Ten; Jack; Queen; King; Ace - must berepparttar 136086 same suit.

Straight Flush : This hand is not as strong asrepparttar 136087 royal flush but just as rare. A straight flush made up of 5 consecutive cards ofrepparttar 136088 same suit. For example 6-10, 3-7 or Ace-5 (an ace can play both high and low in straights)

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