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por Marion Sorrells (2020-01-27)

Add fish to your Buddy List - This is quite a popular tip used by many of the good players on Party Poker. By checking your buddy list off and also on, you may see when your favorite maniacs are logging on to play. Even though you are not able to see exactly which table they are seated at, you can manually search through the tables to look for your target.

This tip is mainly useful in the event that you are adding maniacs to your buddy list, as maniacs usually create table dynamics that are far better for you than say, a calling station. With a maniac at the table and five calling stations one example is there will be serious pots being generated, so you can score big if you hit your cards. At the exact same token on the flip side, with numerous drawers in the pot, your chances for getting outdrawn are extremely high. Just take into account that.

Click between game tabs to refresh your table listings

This trick is useful mainly for SnG (sit and go / single table) tournaments, that are notoriously quick to fill up. Many times, you will see "Wtng for 5 players" as the table status, but whenever you click on the game, it will have already started. This really is due to the table status not updating quickly, which you can force by clicking between tabs. Of note on the flip side, is the fact that Party Poker has recently upped the refresh rate of the tables substantially, so this isn't an important issue like it used to be.

Keep player notes on opponents - I can't stress this enough. So much to ensure that I will be writing an article concerning how to take some good notes in the foreseeable future (updated: Player Notes page now up). While you always want to be paying attention to how people are playing, in online poker, players will almost always be coming and going, which doesn't give you time for you to feel them out. Taking notes cam help you whenever you play these opponents again. Even when you aren't going to play this person it again, taking notes causes it to be much simpler to keep a mental track of how each player plays and what to expect from them. The big things to note are: smart or stupid, aggressive or passive, tight or loose, straight up or bluffs, bets out a draw or not and what kind of hands do they play or pre-flop raise with. Yes, this really is a whole lot of information to note, but it will help you within the long haul.

Learn to leave the table - This really is really just a general poker tip, but it still nabs even the poker pros occasionally. At Party Poker, if you see that you are being outplayed, outclassed or just unlucky at the table, it's OK to leave. Don't think about getting your money back or getting revenge on the bastard that rivered you for the 3rd time now. In case you are losing money at your table, you do not have good table image no matter what you could think. Not only are you not in the best mood, which puts you on tilt (admit it or not), but other players will be more likely to make plays against you. This makes your game harder in more ways than you want. With so many tables at Party Poker, just get up and go, it's that easy.

I cannot stress this enough should the game gets short-handed (6 or less players) and also you are not experienced with short-handed play. This is an easy way to lose a great deal of cash if you don't determine what you are doing. I see this happen on a daily basis, when a table breaks up and I am stuck with two solid players and three guys who don't realize they're about to get run over. Don't be road kill when all it takes is a single click.

Buy-in more than necessary at the fantastic fantastic poker table

If you have been doing your homework, you are going to know that you should always sit in with at minimum 20 times the big blind at any poker table. In the realities of online poker, this certainly will be more along the lines of at least 40 times the BB. Personally, I like to sit down with practically 100x the BB. You should think about doing this too. Why? First, do not ever be in the position of holding the nuts and not having enough money to raise the pot. I've seen this happen too often times, where a guy will have flopped a full house in a $3/6 game, but only have $12 in his bankroll. He could have made a killing if it weren't for the fact he was playing with a small stack.