Online Poker – How to Get Started

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Poker is a game of skill that requires patience and time to learn the nitty-gritty. But once you have those basics down it’s a relatively simple matter to get started playing for real money online. There are a lot of different options out there from free play to tournaments and Sit & Go’s. You can find a lot of lessons for free on these sites too with new content being released almost daily under the ‘Strategy’ menu option.

The online poker market has grown exponentially over the past few years and is forecast to continue to grow in the foreseeable future. This growth is being fuelled by increased adoption of internet connectivity and relaxation of rules and regulations governing the industry.

Most players rely on experience to improve their game, learning through trial and error one hand at a time. But the advent of online poker and other software tools has sped up the rate at which players can develop their skills and the likelihood for success at the tables.

Whether you play for the pennies or to win satellite entries into world-famous live events, you can do it all from your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. The best online poker sites are user-friendly, easy to navigate and offer a variety of games. Most also have a dedicated beginners tab where you can be seated with other players who’ve classed themselves as novices. This drastically levels the field for those who haven’t played online before.