Online Poker – Online Poker Tells: NL Holdem

 

Poker tells are not easy to spot online since you cannot see your
opponent. But when dealing with average players there are some sure
sign tells as to what they are probably holding. Here are a few easy to
remember betting patterns in online poker.Reraising
all in preflop after someone makes a typical size raise. This is
usually a sign of strength combined with weakness. A hand like AK, AQ
or JJ are strong hands but vulnerable to an unfavorable flop, which is
their weakness. And this type of bet is typical of such a hand, in
onlinepoker rooms.A player reraising an amount preflop that
would pot commit them. For example if everyone has 1500 chips, blinds
25/50. I raise to 225 with QQ and someone reraises to 600. More than
likely this player has a true monster like AA or KK.Raising and
reraising back and forth postflop (no limit only). You can be assured
this player holds a very big hand like a set or better. For example
everyone has 1500 and 4 players see the flop, pot 200. There is a bet
of 150, raise to 300, reraise to 450 and again to 600. Taking an
exaggerated amount of time to act then reraising a large amount.Typically
a player doing this has a hand of serious strength and is trying to act
weak by taking this long to decide, most typically on the river. As
with any case it is not 100% but should at minimum be a warning sign.
Someone in the blinds takes longer than normal to check the flop in an
unraised pot.This player typically has a decent draw or
marginal hand like middle pair. They are taking extra time to check
either because they are unsure how to continue, to discourage someone
from betting, or both.Note that none of these tells work well
with super bad players. They have no idea what they are doing so it
makes them hard to understand or read. And they are especially not
going to work in freeroll or play money games. Also note that when
using online poker tells you
must take into account the possibility that someone may be playing
multiple tables. Therefore taking a long time because they are involved
in another hand. Or going all in because they have just taken a bad
beat at another table and on tilt. Try to balance in these
possibilities when reading opponents.With this tells you can improve your game drastically. Head over to www.sportsbook.com/poker today and try your online poker skills at the fastest growing online poker room for US players.

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