Non-gambling behavior in Poker

Non-gambling behavior in Poker

Did you know that 80% success in poker depends heavily on breaks that occur between games? Well, it’s a fact that I did not know about after many years of playing poker. Poker is all about lies and deception, not only because it’s the way it is, but it’s the only game I know so far that requires us to do so. In fact, you can make any lie and deceive just with regards to the games. We do not allow you to cheat, of course. Fraud is the easy and stunned way. Being lying and deceiving although it seems negative, needs a lot of time, practice and study.

For example, during a break between or after a game, your stratagems should continue. You could behave in a way towards your non-gambling contacts to influence poker activities.

By meeting a friend of a player or an opponent, you can show such behavior of optimism and no criticism. Try to congratulate the player / opponent his friend and how good his performance was. Remember to stress his merits when you play.

Meeting a potential player can be influenced to play with you stressing to him how easy it is to make money in your poker business. Besides calling him with money, you can add even more spice emphasizing on the social and pleasant pleasant atmosphere during the game.

When you meet a player from another game, behave as if you are interested in playing in their game. You can subtly do this inviting that player to associate with your table instead. Reverse psychology often works especially when you have ticked it off proving that you and your pals are generally loose and sociable players.

When the family or relative of a player comes along, you can behave towards being impressed with the player. Try to flatter the player, not too obviously, to keep him off the balance because flattery is enhanced the presence of his family. In case the player would lose and the family is already complaining (especially the wife), trying to divert their attention pointing to that chance was the reason for the loss and not the poor skills of the player.

By meeting other player’s knowledge, try to indicate a resounding desire to play poker or more of it. Do not mention about your personal performance and your winnings, talk about your losses and pretend that you enjoy the game only because of its social nature.

If you are skilled at non-game behaviors, you can contrast this with your game behaviors to surprise opponents. Sometimes you seem to be unfriendly during the game to a certain player. But when time comes cut, you become the same character to him. This confuses them about what you are really about and this tactic has a lot of advantages.

Cyrillus Hebbleth

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