Are you a keen poker player? If you have perfected the art of bluffing against your mates then it’s time to give yourself a new challenge and start to play poker online. There you’ll find plenty of opportunities to play poker whenever you get a minute, so you can play a sit and go game during half time in the footy or settle down for the evening and enter the latest tournament.
Poker is becoming more and more popular all the time, even many Premier League footballers are known to enjoy a game of cards, and it’s Texas Hold’em that’s the most widely form of poker played online. In this form of the game there is no limit to the size of the best you can make and you can go all in if you want, which for professional footballers may be thousands of pounds, but for most poker players is likely to be a fair bit smaller.
To start playing you simply need to visit the Sky Poker website, enter a little bit of information, and then you’re ready to go. As a thank you for joining you’ll even be given a welcome bonus of up to £1,000, giving you a further incentive to register if you needed it. This will give you a handy amount of cash so that you can enter the various tournaments and cash games that take place every day on the site and will get you fully into the swing of playing poker online.
Once you’ve signed up you can join the Sky Poker community and chat to your fellow players about anything you want. There is sure to be some poker chat, as every poker player likes to let everyone know about their bad beats. Football is likely to come up in conversation pretty often too, as you’ll either be on top of the world because the team you support has just beaten their rivals or down in the dumps because they’ve just been given a hammering.
The emotions you feel when following your football team will be replicated on the poker table. Nothing beats the winning feeling and if you’re a good poker player then you’ll get to experience this more often that not, and a defeat will come as a shock to you just as it does to Carlo Ancelotti’s Chelsea. The relief when you beat someone on the river is also unrivalled, which is a bit like the feeling you get as a Manchester United fan when Sir Alex Ferguson’s Red Devils score an injury time winner yet again. Bear in mind, though, that there’ll be bad times as well as good times, but that form is temporary and class is permanent!
You can see just how well you’ve been doing over the past month by taking a look at the monthly league that’s featured on the site that rewards the leading players. This takes into account the success you have in cash, multi table tournament, and sit and go games, so the cream will always rise to the top. By taking a look at the table you can see whether you’re challenging for the title or are dropping like a stone!
While it’s always nice to be successful over a period of time, there’s nothing like achieving a one-off victory and this is something you’ll want to do when playing the weekly bounty hunter game. After you satellite yourself into the main event, in addition to progressing through the tournament you will be a bounty hunter and target certain players, in the same way that Premier League managers tell their teams which players to keep an eye on at all times.
If you haven’t played poker online before then there’s no time like the present to rectify that situation and register on the Sky Poker website. Within a matter of minutes you’ll be betting on the flop, turn and the river, and if your skill is accompanied by a little bit of luck then you should win your fair share of hands.
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