Can you be the next Chris Moneymaker? Online poker received a shot in the arm from the inspiring story of Chris Moneymaker. Chris won the World Series of Poker besting 839 other players. He qualified for the World Series after winning a satellite tournament of Poker Stars, which had a $40 entrance fee.
Online poker is now becoming a global phenomenon. The UK recently passed a bill sanctioning and regulating online gambling companies.
Learning basic skills and poker theory from the experts is an advisable way to get started in the sport. Poker tutorial sites have arrived to help new players to nurture their skills. Some of the recommended books about online poker gambling are Hold-em Poker for Advanced Players by Sklansky, Texas Hold-em by Ken Warren and Killer Poker by John Vorhaus.
In addition, various poker training sites are available online. They offer useful and effective tips on how to play the game the right way and increase chances of winning, however they are rather expensive.
Winning strategies – Poker School Online.
The training software from the IDN Poker Online is free of charge for everyone’s use and includes multi-table and free-roll tournaments. However, most of the tools are exclusive for members of Poker School Online. The site charges a monthly fee of $14.95 or $149.95 annually. Training includes tips from online books, poker experts, audio lessons, tests, reference articles, hand analysis, practice play, league tournaments and a chance to enter major international tournaments.
Low Limit Hold-em.
This online poker training site specializes on Limit Hold-em winning strategies. A good source of articles and guides, this site is the perfect resource for beginners and also advanced players that want to polish basic skills. Very detailed strategy and instructions on various playing situations. A partner of UltimateBet and releases a monthly newsletter.