The beauty of online Poker is that it is easier than ever to assess not just your game, but also your opponents’ as well. Those who believe that it is only on land based Poker that one can read players are mistaken. In fact, the tools available online is more vast.
For instance, nearly every online Poker site has a tool that will allow you create a profile for your opponents. This “virtual notes” will make it easy for you to keep track of the players on the table, their strengths and weaknesses.
You will know who to play and avoid, and what hands to raise against whom. It is possible to learn this in land based casino Poker, but if there are a lot of players involved, you could get confused.
Online however, the Poker tools at your disposal makes it very easy. Just pull out your note on the players on the table and you will know how to play.
There are a lot of other Poker tools available out there on the Net. Poker odd calculators can be downloaded easily, and there are also some exclusively set for a particular game, such as Texas Holdem. With this in hand, you will never have to rely on your gut feelings as to whether you should make a draw or not.
There are also Poker tools that keep track of the statistics in the game. By this we mean, the hands that you played, both the ones that you win and lose with; how often (in percentage) you see the flop and win/lose etc. Of course, these software also keep track of the hands that your opponents played.
This is something that you cannot do in land based Poker. You play a few hands and after a while you will find it difficult to determine exactly what sort of combination was successful when. It is even harder to try and remember what hands you opponents put down at the showdown. But on the Internet it is easy to keep track of what hands you are playing, no matter if they run into the hundreds.
It is true that having too many Poker tools can cause problems, as some players tend to rely on them far more than their skills. The key to remember is that these tools should be used to help your game. Keep that in mind and you will find yourself winning more game and cash very rapidly.