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help a newbie

  • 3 replies
    • Tomaloc
      Joined: 17.01.2011 Posts: 7,020
      don't worry, i have been playing for a while and so often i don't know what i am doing

      the articles, videos and forums are helpful though :)
    • arthurbentley
      Joined: 12.10.2010 Posts: 263
      I learned the basics of poker by playing Hold 'em on the original Xbox, against terrible (artificial intelligence) opponents, that turned out to be remarkably similar to the playing standard on Pokerstars 45 man tournaments at the 25 cent buy-in level. :D I kid you not.

      I recommend that you play poker for play money only to begin with. i.e. Pokerstrategy $100 daily tournaments. That way, you can learn to play poker without risking your own money. Do this for a good three months or so. Don't rush into real money games without first learning the basics and gaining some experience.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Welcome to the Course and Best of Luck 1ArmLady,

      Great to have you with us here, hopefully you will enjoy around here. If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask, we will be around for you. Meanwhile good luck on tables, we will be waiting for your homework.

      You can start with your 1st Lesson:
      Lesson #1

      The whole course plan:
      Overview of Beginners Course

      Best Regards.