One of the longtime favorites of any gambling establishment, poker is said to be
the true "America's Pastime." The overwhelming popularity of virtual poker does much to support this claim, as the
game detracts no excitement from the original. I'm hooked on virtual poker--and I win most of the time,
Let me give you some pointers on the virtual bets you will make while playing virtual
poker. Always check the gambling odds before you begin to play any game. Make sure your machine is a 5-8 or better,
and has a jackpot (if that's what you like). Always make sure to play a game that you find fun--that's really the
Avoid the Common Pitfalls of Inexperienced Gamblers
To come out ahead, it's important to find a 5-8 machine with a progressive jackpot of over $2,700. This might not
always be possible, however. No matter what type of virtual poker you play, it's important to remember a few
pointers that will maximize your staying power. Many people play too fast; always take your time.
You may have heard never to draw to an inside straight. In virtual poker, it pays to
never draw to any four card straight, ever! I could dissect the odds, but just believe me when I say 4-card
straights are the poor man's temptation. Avoid drawing to a four-card straight unless you have no pairs and no card
greater than a 10.