Poker Face

Do you ever receive that itch? The itch to wager, to head to the nearest gambling house, to find a superior stakes casino game of Texas hold’em, to sit at a Pontoon table for hours on end. I really like that itch. And I love to scratch it.

I also really like to watch men and women bet. No 2 poker faces seem the same. When I bet I like to consider I put on a poker face that’s impenetrable. But I know I’ve specific personal habits. For 1, the only time I smoke is when I play poker or Black jack. And then I chain smoke. But I chain smoke whether I am winning or losing, whether or not I’ve a great hand or bad.

I once played within a weekly poker game. The game was often five card draw. There was a guy who wagered with us each week who usually wore a hat. When he was given a great hand, subconsciously, he would start touching and playing with his hat. Needless to say, he in no way won.

The very best poker gambler I ever saw was a man who produced more actions and signals at a poker table than anyone I had ever seen. He was impressive in the way he dressed. Constantly an high-priced suit and tie, shoes shined and nails manicured. He was meticulous in this manner. And he was generally brushing his pants or rubbings his hands or stacking his chips in tidy little piles.

I use to analyze him for hours on end. I would tried to see if I could spot his tell. Picking fuzz off his jacket- did this imply he was bluffing? Stacking his chips in a very short pile – did this mean he had a excellent hand?

Several years later I ran into him in a bar in Philly and we had a beverage. I asked him if he were aware of all those movements he produced or if they had been unconscious. He informed me that every single thing he did at a poker table was deliberate. He said that everybody is always checking out everyone else’s poker face. They are trying to detect the the tell.

So his system was to give them lots to think about. His reasoning was if they were pondering about him choosing a piece of lint off his shirt and what it meant they positive weren’t pondering about their cards.

His program was distraction. And it worked for him. In no way give up a method that functions for you.

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