Success at poker is ultimately the result of solid fundamentals and the ability to read your opponents’ betting patterns. This is especially true when playing online. But playing live poker is a completely different animal. In this venue, the presence of physical tells can not be overlooked.
Most professionals won’t look at their hole cards until it’s their turn to act. There are smart reasons for this, and it’s definitely something you should do yourself. Why? Because there’s simply no upside to looking at your hole cards before it’s your turn to act.
There’s a common misconception about how, and more importantly, when to read other players’ tells.
Bluffing is a big part of poker, but equally, if not more important, is the ability to sniff out an opponent’s bluff. Here are a few things you should focus on.
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The world’s greatest poker players can read their opponents like a book. They happen to be great human lie detectors. It isn’t magic, though, as there are several key tip-offs that you too can look for when trying to read opponents.