Online poker has become so popular over the years due to the numerous success stories and campains to promote it that the number of young players and beginners is very high, there are no doubt many willing to try their luck at poker, the majority have no or very little idea that poker is not really a luck based game like any other casino or slot games out there, in online poker skill actually matters. A solid strategy will get you far in the achieveing the goal to build up a strong bankroll but bankroll management will also be important, even maybe the most important aspect. On the short run luck can play an important role, this is important especiually if you are using a high risk strategy, then in some cases luck is an important factor but with a safe play with the goal to build up a poker bankroll a long run is much more productive. Following WSOP and other tournament winners it is easy to realise that these poker stars skill is clearly different, some are better some ar not, but they all have very good management skills. A good management skill will indicate how much, when and on what stakes you should bet. The image attached to this article can be a very basic guide and can give you a basic idea on how you should climb the stakes ladder.
Tips to improve your management skills
– Altough i am not an expert or a professional player i have been playing poker since 2008 on a regular basis. No doubt the most useful skill one can have is the money manangement skill. The first obvious advice is to keep your poker bankroll from the rest of your money separate. Thing of your online bankroll as money you can afford to lose, majority of players also think of it this way.
– Let your bankroll dictate what limit you will be playing, this is difficult and much harder to get into but it is the safest way to. The best advice will always come from the amount of money you actually have, following the stakes chart is just a visual representation of this. Your initial money will be probably from deposits or the so called free poker bankroll offers that are so very much popular these days. Assuming that most new players deposit or have around $50 in their account learning everything about microstakes is vital and very useful, visiting the blogs of microstake players can prove to be very useful! The standard rule of thumb is that a player has 300 BB when the bankroll drops below this stake must be lowered.