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Most strategists base their calculations on long term play to get the best average” possible. We offer three different short-term strategies for you to consider In playing straight video. We offer this unique concept in strategies, because, as we said before, almost all players play in the short term. The second is The Royal Strategy. It is designed for those players who want to chase the big progressive jackpots without skewing their draws too much toward the large progressive. The Royal Strategy should return a little less over a short run than the Optimum Strategy unless you hit the progressive soon enough to make it profitable. And that’s the key to making it work for you. It’s a short-term strategy with a great deal of risk to maximize your chances of hitting the royal.

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Looking at the Hole Card the Second Time. The very best Stud players, of course, look at their hole card once and then know it for the rest of the hand, but the average poker player, particularly with a low card in the hole, is likely to be careless and not remember it. Accordingly, there are many instances where a second glan6e at the hole card gives a lot of information away. For instance, the first bettor shows an ace; on the next card he receives a six and he promptly looks at hole card. At this point there is a very strong presumption that his hole card is a six or something close to it.

Piling Chips on Your Hole Card

This is probably the most telltale giveaway habit of all. Before the second card is dealt a player looks at his hole card. If it is a low card he pays no attention to it, but if it is a high one he is quite likely to put it down and pile some common chips on top of it immediately, to prevent any possibility of it blowing over. I know I must have seen chips piled on top of the hole card in that situation hundreds of times and I do not recall more than two or three instances when the card was lower than a jack and very few when it was not an ace or a king. I know from personal experience that other keen poker players have noticed this, as may be seen from the following story. At a dinner party which was to be followed by a rather high Stud Poker game I was seated next to a very wealthy and opinionated man who considered himself a little tin god. He spent most of the dinnertime telling me not only what a great psychologist he was but also what poor psychologists all bridge experts were, the general tenor of his remarks being that all one needed to be a good bridge player was to learn a system and have a good memory, whereas a poker player needed psychology, nerve, and ability to handle large amounts of chips.
It annoyed me and "I decided that if it was humanly possible, I would fix him in the coming poker online game. Accordingly, I deliberately differed with him at every point and acted as stupid as I possibly could. Then came the game. The first time I got an ace in the hole I piled my chips on top of it. The first time I got a king in the hole I piled my chips on top of it. And each succeeding time, for the first three hours of the game, I got an ace or king in the hole I continued the same practice.

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By this time I knew that my dinner companion had noticed this obvious giveaway and, in fact, had already taken advantage of it on one or two occasions, and I decided to begin my move against him. Accordingly, I continued to pile my chips on an ace but stopped doing so when I had a king in the hole, and in order to conceal this from him I sometimes automatically threw my hand in. Moor about an hour of this I was finally rewarded. I had an eight-spot up and a king in the hole. He had a ten-spot up. A player with a queen opened. We both stayed. On the next card I drew a king; he drew a three. I bet. The player with the queen dropped and he raised. I called. On the next card we both drew four-spots. I checked; he bet. I called. On the final round I caught a seven; he drew a jack. I checked once more and he made a substantial bet, whereupon I tapped him. He called without a moment's hesitation, turned over a ten-spot he had in 'he hole and said gloatingly, "That's about the worst bluff I have ever seen, since I absolutely know that you cannot have a king in the hole."


 
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