Why Chance It With Bingo When You Can Have Control At Poker?
By AdFeatures | Friday, February 08, 2013, 08:40
We as a nation like to chance our arm in lotteries such as the National Lottery and of course bingo, with those of us from Falmouth being no different at all. However, we all know that the chances of winning in these types of games are small, so why do we still take part?
Okay, so in general the outlay is a small one to make for a chance at winning some substantial money, yet only a small percentage of us will ever witness that luck.
This is why poker has become so popular, as the game is not down to pure luck; in fact it involves far more skill than anything else. Luck will of course come into it in certain aspects, yet we have a certain amount of control over our own fortune. We can have a massive influence on our own chances of winning.
We are not throwing money at pure chance; we are putting faith into our own skill. You would be surprised to learn that most hands in poker are actually won without seeing a showdown of cards, which means that the player who wins could be holding nothing in many occasions.
So in essence it is a game of wits and mental strength, you are playing against the player rather than the cards that are dealt.
What many people actually wrongly assume is that you need to play for large amounts of money, like ten pounds at a time or something, however that is so far from the truth. Poker sites like Full Tilt Poker will have extremely low stakes games that allow you to play for pennies at a time if you so choose.
If you are not even comfortable playing for those sorts of stakes, there are even free games that mean you do not even have to risk any money at all. These can allow you to enjoy poker without having to worry about losing any money, whilst they will also let you get to grips with the game. You may find that after a while of playing free poker, that you are willing to give some real money poker games a try.
If you are considering taking a little chance at online poker yourself, make sure you select one of the better poker sites for your experience. A site that can offer you a good pool of players to play against and one that offers various tournaments and satellites to allow you to get into the bigger events at a cut down price.