Call or fold? The vital
question that is at the heart of every poker game, should you call or
should you fold?
Working out what to do in the
heat of the moment, and how you make that decision, is the mark of a
skilled player. If you’ve got a pair of Queens and your opponent suddenly
starts raising when a solitary King comes out, what do you do?
Well, the answer to that is
impossible unless you have a read on the player. Are they the type to
bluff like that? Maybe they’ve worked out you have a Queen pair and are
trying to scare you off.
the truth in this type of situation is where the pro players really shine.
Whether it’s live in person or done via a monitor in an
online casino UK,
the pros would be able to tell whether or not someone was bluffing by how
they place their bets and what cards have come out for the flop.
The other thing, of course,
is the pro would be aware of how their own betting looked and would mask
their tells carefully so their opponents wouldn’t know what they had.
Hitting this fine balance of
reading your foe without being read is the mark of a real pro, and here is
a helpful little animation to help you work out what level you’re at right