Determine the character of the opponent in the online poker game
Poker is a game that is largely based on observation. And based on them, you can learn to evaluate opponents. But is it really possible to quickly accurately characterize the opponent while sitting at the gaming table?
Here there are not many sources for information about the opponent, but you can watch them through the chat. Unfortunately, not all players write there, and if they do, they do not reveal enough information. But, for example, if a poker player complains in a chat about a weak game, you can immediately figure out in your mind that in fact he is only a novice.
In the online poker game, you can follow the correspondence between friends of poker players, who share their impressions of the gameplay and their previous results to the public. So they immediately discover their whole being.
You can feel the tight style of the game with the help of multi-tabling. The size of the stack will also indicate the skills of the game, as well as playing at multiple tables simultaneously. A player who has a large stack has at least basic skills in the game.
Rating scale for real poker opponents
You can understand what a player is in front of you, on a simple scale with levels from 0 to 5:
0 – the player has almost no knowledge and skill, never bluffing;
1 – may have good hands, but will not risk bluffing;
2 – shows an active interest in the game and opponents, but you can easily bluff against him;
3 – this poker player has already certain skills, he will flirt with his rival and he can easily bluff;
4 – with these players, you must be extremely careful;
5 – aggressive and dangerous opponents who are very rare.
Initial hand evaluation
Here you should often pay attention to how your opponent approaches the hand of type Ah. Do you think your opponent has a flush draw? Probably still does not seem. Watch for players who use only certain hands, it gives them out easily. Blinds can be made against players who play H / R 2, but get rid of cards on a raise.