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Why Some Players Struggle in Online Poker

The activity and traffic that you see in online Poker rooms is a reflection of the quantity, not quality of the players. The fact is that there are a lot of low skilled gamers out there, and is a fact you must take advantage of.

Of course, before you can benefit from this phenomenon you must know why they are so prevalent in online Poker. There are several reasons. One of them is the fact that most newcomers to the game are just lazy. They do not take the time to read the strategy guides, nor are they interested in investing time to learn the basic fundamentals.

The second reason is that most online Poker players that do read up rarely apply what they have learned. This is due to a lack of courage, thinking that they might make a mistake. You will see this often in the case of weak tight players. They know the right moves and the right tactics, but they simply cannot make the move because their money is at stake.

Of course, not playing any hands will ultimately spell disaster because the blinds will increase, but that is a fact that rarely crosses the minds of these individuals.

There is yet another reason and that in order to be a winning Poker player, you will need to work on other things besides your strategies. This includes game and table selection, researching the lobby, managing your funds etc. Some people do not have the patience to go through all those things. They prefer to think that they can go and win big pots without having to go through the process, which, never works.

Finally, there are those who play like there is no tomorrow; they do so because they just like to have fun. These online Poker players are the equivalent of the tourists. They go into a session with nary a thought for their bankroll, and just make bet after bet, raise with every hand and pay for every flop. This of course, will profit the winning players like yourself.

These are some of the reasons why there are so many bad players online. It boils down to a lack of dedication, and also just not taking the matter seriously. Whatever the reason may be, you should always be on the lookout for these players, for that is where your Poker money will come from most of the time.

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