Avoiding the Beginner’s Mistakes for Casino Extra, Part Two



As nice as it would be to have a simple three to five point list outlining every common beginner mistake in the poker world, poker is a complex game when proper Casino Extra strategy is applied and there are many more than three mistakes that most beginning players are prone to.  Here is a list of some of the more common mistakes novice players are prone to, and how to avoid them.


#1 Mistake: Mimicking the player who seems to be ahead


Too many players learn how to play poker by copying the styles they see from other players.  This can be someone at the table, a relative at the family game, or some pro they saw on the World Series of Poker on TV.  This is never a good way to learn poker.  First off, there are a lot of players who simply don’t know what they’re doing, but think they are the next Chris Moneymaker.  You can’t learn anything except bad habits from bad players.  Even if you look to copy the pros off TV, that’s not a good idea.  The cameras don’t show the pros studying everyone else at the table as they fold for two hours, or the pot odds, implied odds, and tells that those players read.  You don’t start for the Yankees after one day of batting practice, so don’t look to start by copying the best.  Learn the game and over time you will get better and better.


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