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Learn More about Poker Hands

If you want to improve your game play, you need to know the basics of poker game. The first thing that you need to know if you want to start playing poker is poker hands. If you will fail to understand the basic, then you will lose your chance of winning any poker game in the future. This is important especially if you want to play using real cash. You need to master these basics whether you will play online or in land based casinos.

Best Way to Learn Hands

You need to become aware of the fact that poker rules are very serious when it comes to implementing poker rules. Any deviation of these rules can lead you to being banned from playing the game or you will be disqualified from the game. Rules on players' hands are applied to all variants of poker. By playing constantly, you will be able to learn how to analyze different poker hands. It is easier to get used to poker hands if you will play with real poker games. You can learn poker hand playing game with your friends for free, or you can do that mastering your skill in special poker clubs with players who are ready to support new gamblers and explain them some game peculiarities.

Types of Poker Hands

All poker hands are different and first of all they differ in their rankings. It is important to know that poker hand always has five cards. In poker, unlike blackjack and baccarat, other popular card games, suits of the cards really matter. They are usually responsible for determining the category off the hand - another important aspect which makes poker game so distinguishing. There are 9 categories of poker hands which can be met in any game: straight flush (all the cards are of one and the same suit and they are in sequence), four of a kind (four cards in the hand are similar with the rank), full house (with three cards similar in rank and two other cards with other similar for them rank), flush (all cards of one suit), straight (rank of cards in sequence, cards of more than one suit), three of a kind (three cards of the same rank), two pairs (two sets of cards of the same rank), one pair (hand with only one pair of matching ranks of cards), high card (any other card combination).

Analysis of Better Hands

The good thing about playing poker online is that they can give you a record of hands that you have played before for review. You can take a look at it to know which hands win and make you lose a game. You can check hands that you have folded and find out if it had won if you are braver at that time. You need to scrutinize the record carefully and weigh all possible consequences. You can analyze your past decisions as to why you fold or why you choose not to fold. This will help you to know what decision in the past makes you lose or win the game.

Tips on Poker Hands

You need to become alert of your spot. You need to be very careful of players who raise a hand earlier in the game as they might have strong hand. You need to know if you have strong hand or if you need to fold in order to prevent yourself from losing to players with strong hand. Players who need to move earlier in the game are not in the best position to bluff and players in the middle of the game are at the better time to make some bluff. The best time to bluff is during the later part of the game since you already seen all playing styles of your opponents.

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  • Thomas West Poker Club

    We are the group of poker professionals from Seward, Nebraska. Our club is named by the first county clerk of our town. We'd like to share our poker knowledge and establish connections with other USA local poker clubs.