Why Play Online Poker

Why Play Online PokerA Poker game is a card game which depends on the intelligent skills of the players. It is a game of mathematical skill. A player who matches the intelligence of another player can increase the value of his bankroll . This battle can also be played online.

Three advantages of Online poker are:

  1. Finding an honest poker game outside of Las Vegas is not easy. Can you really trust the local underground games. Online poker is still open to fraudulent activities such as collusion of players even when security measures were taken into account in the poker game. Online poker uses software security which automatically monitors the game and finds patterns in the games of any player to identify any possible collusion between more than 1 player. Online poker software can also check any player’s IP addresses and find if 2 or any more players are playing from the same area which is a form of fraudulent activity used in the game. The poker rooms will ban any players accused of collusion.
  2. Online gambling or online poker is very famous that tournaments popularly known as satellite tournaments are being watched by all the real poker tournaments. The winners of these satellite tournament are given chance to participate in the real tournaments like World Series Poker which takes place only once every year. In the year 2003 and 2004, two great men who were the winners of this tournament, Greg Raymer and Chris Moneymaker, entered the tournament by winning the online poker qualifying tournaments.
  3. A major advantage in online gambling or online poker is that there is no psychological face to face factor in the game. Players are not known to each other. The players of online gambling games do not face each other. Each player is far away from rest of the players and they play together only in a virtual game room. Nobody will have chance to know another players body language or reactions and instead of that, players have to focus on the betting patterns to get an idea of other players card hands. This helps to improve the concentration of the player towards the game.

Easy access with the ability to play for large tournaments without the pressure of poker room in the luxury of your own home are all good reasons to explore the world of online poker.