Gambling is not a means of earning, but one of the types of entertainment, which involves the conscious spending of money without any guarantee of their return.
Poker is a bit different: today, there are clear boundaries between gambling and sports poker that allow professional players to create poker schools and win tournaments with huge prize pools.
The first step is to choose the right place to play. If it's online poker, the site should be comfortable. Other criteria are as follows:
Don't be in a hurry to trust money to new poker rooms with a small audience. Focus on the popularity of the poker room, work experience and feedback from other users. In new projects there are more weak players, in big ones there are fewer of them.
Do not sit at the table until you are sure it fits. Choose a table where weak opponents play.
The 'Average Pot' parameter will help to orient. The higher it is, the better the chances of meeting at least one chip.
Characteristics of tables are usually seen in the lobby table. Even if you get a little for one game, in the long run a solid amount will accumulate.
If you understand the math of poker, you will be a few steps ahead of your opponents. It is difficult to assess the chances of victory and other nuances in the mind. So start working with poker programs. For a start, the simplest odds calculator is suitable.
But don't forget that some software is forbidden to use at the same time as playing in a poker room. Check with your support team for this point.
Players often complain about a poker room, a tweaked GSC and much more, but forget to correct their mistakes. Let game analysis become your habit. Find out the mistakes and work on the weak points.
Don't sit in a poker room day or night without a break. Also,
When agreeing to receive bonuses, carefully read the terms of their return. As a rule, they are beneficial to players who feel confident at medium and high limits. 100-200% to the first deposit is an excellent increase for bankroll. Even if at first the game will be in the red, you will be able to stay afloat.
This advice can be safely put in the first place. Read poker books, watch videos, analyze the distributions of professionals, communicate with stronger players on forums. Enroll in a free poker school. Learn from the pros, they know exactly how to win at poker.