Points to Remember Before Playing
Before registering for an online poker site you need to know some important things which are mentioned as following:
First of all remember that you should know the basics of poker and the different ways it is played, if you do not know the basics it would become very hard for you to play.
When you register on an online poker site, you will be offered unlimited amount of play money, however be careful to not start playing with a big amount at once. This is a tip for both the novice as well as the experienced players. It is good to start playing for free and gradually shift to money when you have learned all the rules and regulations and the way of playing poker on a particular site. Once you have become comfortable with that site then move on to play for money. Even then keep in mind to start cheap and then make your way upwards.
It is better for new players to play games at small level before joining large tournaments.
Beware of an online poker site which seems too good to be true. If the site says that it would double up the player’s initial deposited amount, do not believe it. Just think for a second that wouldn’t the site go into bankruptcy if it doubled your deposits and then allow you to withdraw that money. Don’t you think there must be some hidden strings attached to it? Surely there are. If there weren’t any, the site won’t be able to cover up their investment. Therefore the poker site won’t let you draw out any money until you spend it on rakes and various tournament fees. If you notice, you will figure out that when you deposit, say $50 onto the site, your account will show $100; but if you want to withdraw the money, you can take out only $50. It’s not until that the site has earned enough investment then it allows you to withdraw the full amount. Moreover, you have to earn enrollment bonuses till a certain date otherwise you lose your bonus.
Some poker sites have notoriously been known for changing the outcome of the game thus resulting in giving strong hands to lots of players at the same time. To win the players place more bets; ultimately the site benefits from a larger profit.
Some poker sites give gifts to their members but these gifts don’t come cheap. You have to earn certain points while playing so that the website can rake enough amounts from your account and then offer you prizes.