JavaScript must be enabled for Sign In.
Please check your broswer settings.

Home \ Community \ Blogs \

Patty's Poker Progress

/Jul/2010

Poker School

By: LlamaGrrl @ 09:27 (EDT) / 198 / Comment ( 0 )
Hello. I registered with PSO a few days ago and have learned a lot already. I've been playing Texas Hold'em for about a year and a half, mostly online and with free local poker leagues, and have seen steady progress. I've even won or placed in a few small tournaments and place in the money in about half the online games I play. But I'm under no illusion that I'm a "good" player. There's so much more to learn and comprehend before I would even consider myself good. And so I'm very appreciative that Poker Stars offers this free online training. My biggest weaknesses at the moment are understanding the probabilities of the game and reading my opponents. To address the first issue, I'm not naturally math-oriented and I have a hard time figuring out when the odds are in my favor, especially under the pressure of a game. In my case the best I'll probably manage is to memorize the odds from the handy chart provided in the PSO Core course. As regards my second weakness, I'm a somewhat shy person and tend to avoid focusing on people to watch how they play, what their tells are, and so forth. I know players expect to be observed, so that is something I just need to fight to overcome. I've passed the Basic and Core quizzes but didn't do as well as I would have liked in the latter (I'm sure the probability-related questions are what did me in), so I'll review it and take the quiz again in a few days.
In order to comment, you must login or register.
Take Quiz
New here? Take our Poker Assessment to start your education.
already a member? sign in here
JavaScript must be enabled for Sign In.
Please check your broswer settings.
Learn From basics to advanced strategy
Practice Improve your skills with our trainers
Win! Establish yourself as a winning player
/Featured Promotions/
Earn 10 Tournament Tickets Today! Earn 10 Tournament Tickets Today! Invite your friends to join Poker School and you could earn up to 10 tournament tickets as a reward! View details
Beginners Bankroll Challenge Beginners Bankroll Challenge New to Poker? Haven't made a deposit yet on PokerStars? Then this fun promotion is for you! View details

Getting PokerStars is easy: download and install the PokerStars game software, create your free player account, and validate your email address. Clicking on the download poker button will lead to the installation of compatible poker software on your PC of 51.7 MB, which will enable you to register and play poker on the PokerStars platform. To uninstall PokerStars use the Windows uninstaller: click Start > Control Panel and then select Add or Remove programs > Select PokerStars and click Uninstall or Remove.

Copyright (c) PokerSchoolOnline.com. All rights reserved, Rational Group, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ. You can email us on support@pokerschoolonline.com