Who Should You Play Against At Live Poker?

Written by Super User. Posted in Pint of Poker

Poker is not just the game of cards but is the game of people’s strategy of winning and being successful with cards. Online poker is quite different when compared to the land based casinos. While playing online you cannot see your opponent and thus it is difficult to know their quality and expertise. The speed and timing is also different compared to land based poker. But, observation is the key to success. You can observe the game and understand your opponent’s tendency. The playing style also will define your opponent. Here are some kind of players against whom you should play in at live poker.

1. The Tight Passive: Tight passive player will play small games only with the best hands. They always have a fear of losing and thus if you are observant you can easily exploit and win against them because they are afraid of aggression.

2. Loose Passive: Players in this category are the easiest to play against. These players usually play like beginners and also do not have a clear idea of how much to bet. They tend to overvalue their hand keeping in mind that they might win. Recognizing loose passive players is very easy because they are the ones who are almost found in every pot and play with two cards.

3. Tight Aggressive: Player in this category will play only a few pots. They are very selective and will pick up only small pots so that they gain experience. Tight Aggressive players are also very patient by nature. They wait for the right opportunity but are not afraid of betting.

4. The Loose Aggressive: They are also called LAG and these players tend to play big. It is very difficult to read these players because of their big play. They use the chip as a weapon and are always aggressive in order to put pressure on the weak player. The biggest weakness of these players is that they use too many hands at a time.