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When are You Going to Understand that Texas Hold em Poker is About Position!

I’ve been playing poker now for about 5 years, I have wagered cards my entire life starting with games of Gin Rummy for pennies with my Grand Mother, to all of the various styles of Brag and basic random games such as Go Fish, Crash and one so gracefully called, card on head game. I used to always win, whatever game we were betting and even though I liked to call it skill, it was really difficult to justify considering the randomness of the games we were wagering, so I was pleased to accept I was having an extended run of luck.

Then came Poker, or much more importantly Texas hold em Poker, made popular by a bunch of Texas card players in the 60’s and since grown into one of the largest card phenomena ever seen. Poker is absolutely the new black, it is super awesome with several of the world’s leading superstars racing to have their name associated with it. Just a quick scan via the TV channels these days and you’ll be able to not escape from poker, and certainly there’s the fabled WSOP, the Holy Grail and Mecca all combined into one for every individual player.

So with all of this fresh found popularity, with so many Tv programmes dedicated to poker, and magazine and book shelves loaded up with high quality material written by the foremost minds on poker, when are people going to understand that this casino game is all about position!?

Perhaps I ought to not obtain so worked up about this, after all the much more persons who have difficulty with the subtle techniques and methods required for succeeding consistently at Holdem, the better it really is for everyone else, appropriate? I mean, if they cannot be troubled to read all of the readily available facts about why location is so important, why really should we bother? We really should just be glad there is one more fish at the table!

It is true, we need to not reward procrastination with advice and support. Even so, I liken this to a helpful game of football. Naturally the levels aren’t so high, but when you notice a player having difficulties, you assist them, provide them several advice, ultimately showing them a method to get pleasure from, like and be thankful for the game as much as you. I’m askin all house players to do the same thing with their poker buddies who have not quite grasped the nuances of betting position. Support them to grow their respect for the casino game. Needless to say, do not attempt to try this one in your community gambling den, the sharks will not appreciate you teaching their lunch how to swim!

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