Sep 17, 2019


For every poker player, playing final table is like a dream. Taking somebody down from a title while making a ton of money is a lot satisfying. However, for many players, this dream remains a dream as many never make it to the final table. It is even more difficult for beginners who lack in experience and skills. But, fret not. Here are some tips that will help you win the game:

1.    Don’t bluff too much

It is a common misconception that poker players bluff a lot. While, over the years, poker players have shown some amazing bluffing skills, but these are not as frequent as you might think. It is not even as essential as people think. As a beginner poker player, it is good practice to try an occasional bluff, but not often. Sometimes, bluffing your opponent can get out of hand and result in a huge loss. So, bluff only when you think you have enough knowledge and practice.

2.    Use a Poker Tracking Program

While it is not compulsory, a Poker Tracking program will help you make better decisions. You should try it at least once and check for yourself if it is worth it. The poker tracking program does convert the raw data from the hands into useful information. It has proven very beneficial in the multi-tabling online poker where with so many opponents and tables it is hard to keep track of every single one of them. This program will locate the bad players for you which will be a huge help.

3.    Don’t play every hand

It is a common mistake of beginners to play too many hands. When you have just started playing poker, you are willing to play more hands and take more risks. Enthusiasm is well appreciated but as a beginner, you should stick to playing only the top 10 to 15 hands. 

4.    Play within your bankroll

Bankroll is the money that poker players set aside to play the game. They do this so that they don’t spend all their money on the game. This game has many natural ups and downs and so you need to have sufficient buy-ins so that you don’t go broke in one session.

5.    Understanding your opponents

This is the most difficult task for the beginners as they lack the ability to judge their opponents. This skill comes only with practice and experience. A great number of players play loosely, so if you know how to play them you can make plenty of money. It is all about observing. It is not easy and can be developed with time. Many pros have mentioned that they use a lot of reverses tells to confuse other players. And surely you don't want to get a reputation of playing like a fish. 


Poker is a difficult game. It is important that you pay attention to the hands, the ones you are in and the ones you are not in. Attention to detail is paramount. Poker games are long and so players who are not strictly disciplined can easily get distracted. To be a successful poker player, tournament or online, it is important to keep distractions to a minimum. Here are a few distractions to look out for:

    •    Noise

The noise coming out in any form, be it from TV, music, chatty players, and the crowd, needs to be kept to a minimum. Poker rooms are usually full of these distractions. This can keep you from focusing on the game. Unfortunately, you just can’t tell people to shut up during the game or lower the music in the poker room. All you can do is make yourself immune to these noisy distractions. Some players use headphones to cut out all the noise.

    •    Drinks

You think that having a drink or two while playing is harmless. Alcohol lowers your inhibitions and makes you lose your focus. You might think that you are not drunk but it might take a toll on your bankroll. So, don’t drink and play poker.

    •    Chasing losses

Many poker players fall victim to this distraction. After a few bad sessions, they try to chase their losses. It can work sometimes, but mostly moving the stakes up after short-term losses can result in force backing. 

    •    Bodily Functions

It might not seem a big distraction right now, but everyone knows that it is hard to pay attention when you are trying to ‘hold it in’. Many players refuse to leave just because they are so into the game and can’t afford to miss a hand. So, instead of holding your bodily functions and losing the focus, it is better to take care of your business first and then return to the game.

There is not a single correct way to avoid all the distractions while playing poker. All you can do is try some measures to stay focused. Don’t abuse the opportunity of multi-table online poker tournaments. Be it, playing with your kids or pets, or watching a baseball game, or talking to your wife about the weekend plans, all these situations are unfavorable for a poker player. Always play poker in a quiet environment where you are away from all these distractions.



To become an extremely advanced and successful player, you need to work on a few mistakes that you are knowingly or unknowingly making. Read on to know more about them,

Becoming greedy 

Many players play poker to earn quick money and there is definitely nothing wrong with it. But when it turns into greed, your focus shifts. You concentrate more on the money rather than the game, which increases your chances of losing the game. 

Too much bluffing

Bluffing is necessary when it comes to poker but as they say, ‘too much is too bad’ and it holds true even in this situation. Learn when it is appropriate to bluff and when it is not. 

Becoming a know-it-all

You can never stop learning. There is something new to grasp each and every day. When you don’t learn, you keep reusing the same old tricks and techniques and this will make you motionless in the game. So, basically, you will neither evolve nor win. Poker is a growing game and you need to grow with it. 

Ignoring health 

Professional players take very good care of their health. As a matter of fact, these players make it a point to hit the gym every day and eat right. This is because, in poker, you spend a lot of time sitting and this might not only affect your health, but make you lose concentration and spoil your game as well. So, be fit to play great. 

Mindlessly playing

Take a break when you must. Sometimes, you need to cut off for a day or two to reinvent yourself. This will help you play better when you start playing again. Don’t simply sit in front of your computer and aimlessly play. Get out, breathe in fresh air and then come back.

Not maintaining a balance 

You need to make a routine for your poker. You cannot simply neglect your everyday life and keep playing. Maintain all your relationships and hobbies along with your game. Don’t ignore anything. Find a perfect balance and this will also help you play better. Professional poker players are very strict when it comes to maintaining a proper balance and this is why they are immensely successful. 

Do not ignore online poker tools

When you play poker online, there are very many tools that are easily available for players. Learn to take complete advantage of these tools. If you lack in knowledge about them, learn. From software made for tracking to software that will help you strategize, you have it all. This will really help you grow more as a player. 

Too many tables at once 

If you are still learning, take it slow. Don’t let your excitement get the better of you. Remember, ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’. The same way when you start multi-tasking without first learning the trick, you will simply lose. Master this art slowly and steadily. 


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” There are a lot of variances but I am still learning the game :)”.

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He told PokerBaazi “On the Final table my approach was to mix my game. At times, I was playing tight and sometimes, I was playing the opponent by bluffing. Heads-up was fun against Guruprasad sir as we both were competing for not the title but also the Last Man Standing Facebook contest”.

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