As a poker newbie who wants to start playing online poker most people feel helpless and insecure at the beginning of their poker career. The reason for that should be pretty obvious, since nobody wants to lose his hard earned money for a game that he yet doesn’t even fully understand.
To minimize that risk and to give you a little advantage over other amateur poker player here are some useful online poker tips that will help you:
What do you need at the beginning?
-Poker Basic Knowledge
-Poker Rooms for playing
Poker Basic Knowledge
Most people who want to start playing online poker usually played poker with their friends at home. Be aware that online poker has nothing to do with the game you played with your buddies, since this is all about money and how to win it. You should read these articles first before continuing How to Improve your Poker Game, Small and Big Poker Mistakes, When to quit a Poker Session, Different kinds of Poker Players.
I will just mention the biggest and most popular rooms for playing, however you can choose any room that suits you:
pokerstars.com, fulltiltpoker.com, 888.com
Of course you need a basic bankroll by what you can play with. I would advise you to start with a lower sum of money, before going for the big game.
Always keep track about the amount of money you paid in and of course keep record about the amount of money you have won/lost. You have to do this so you don’t lose control. Losing control means absolute chaos for a poker player and that is the last thing we want!