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

Home \ Community \ Blogs \

POKER PYRITE

/Nov/2010

I Love Poker ... the affair begins

By: Scintle @ 19:50 (EST) / 283 / Comment ( 0 )
I started playing online poker this September.  I've known how to play Poker.  At least I knew the rules.   But I can't say that I've ever played in a live game.  I would have liked to, but I must have dull friends.  Or they think I'm dull!

My mechanic would play poker online, there, in his little shop.  (It's so nice when you own your own business isn't it?).   I wonder what he thought as I shamelessly tried to watch over his shoulder while I waited for my car to be fixed.  I practiced playing poker at some web sites that didn't require a download.  I tried downloading one site but it took so much computer space and my isp was slow and I just deleted the whole thing.  I'd been watching 'The Big Game' on TV for a while.  I had some issues with isp's but Finally, I was able to download Pokerstars.

The first three weeks I just played in the Poker rooms playing Texas Hold'em.  I started out at the minimum tables.  I felt so foolish and insecure at first.  I did fairly well.  I didn't loose my initial 1000 of play money for a few weeks.  I love the play money tables.  Because you can experiment.  One of my failings as a poker player is that I want to play in every hand.  I do not want to sit out!  And I'm firmly convinced that I can win every hand!  There, I could do as I liked.  If I lost all my money, I could just get more.  I did loose but I also won a lot too.  I graduated to the 10/20 tables.  Soon I wanted to play in the 100/200 tables.  I felt so impatient trying to win enough money to be able to play at that level.  Once I did, I's scurry over there and, more often than not, I'd loose it quickly and again there I'd bee trying to win enough to move up.  But gradually I began to win and I'd get a big bankroll!  ...before I lost it all.  It was so exciting when I'd have 40 or 50 thousand or more.  I'd be giggling and breathless.       

I found it odd and disheartening when other players in the games would complain that I was an idiot or not playing right.  I mean, IT'S PLAY MONEY.   But I met some nice people too.   Poker is fascinating.  It takes me out of myself and I can forget my troubles.    It became clear, as I spend hours and hours with my computer at Pokerstars, I lvoe Poker! 
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