Picking Right Poker Table

Some table contests are just more fun than others. Picking the right table is a personal choice that only you can make. We have given some guidelines about what to expect from different conditions.

Personality and Tight Games

Tight poker games can lead for a frustration. Even if the game is fast paced, with players acting quickly, the money will be moving gradually. If you are kind of player who likes to see instant results, you can easily try to push things when tackled with a tight game. Because most tables tend to be populated by good poker players, this can be very critical to your bankroll.

Personality and Passive Games

For some kind of personality, passive games can lead to frustration and/or boredom. Thrill seekers are unhappy at passive tables. Passive players are easily distracted; they tend not to pay more attention to the game, and they don't have strong reactions to what's going around them. If you are kind of person who is bothered by this lack of interaction you might find yourself easily bored in a passive game and you should try to grab people's attention by more aggression with your chips. This might turn out to be costly.

Personality and Aggressive Games

Aggressive game can also lead to mental stimulation. Aggressive games are for thrill seekers. Frequent raises by other player mean frequent decision from your side. When a passive player checks, it usually mean they have a poor hand, when an aggressive player checks, you don't know what to think. He may tend to fold and, if you bet, he may intend to raise. If an aggressive player raises, it may be because he has a strong hand or it may be that he just thinks you have a weak hand. This requires making frequent decisions based on often wrong information can frustrate and irritate some people.

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