Once you start playing Texas Holdem your main goal should be working out the best strategy. Even if you are an extremely lucky person it would be not enough if the long run. Poker is not only the game of luck. You have to develop your skills and disquisitive powers.
But what is the best way to master the game? To play it, of course. Now, with the spread of online poker you have a great chance to train just sitting home. If you are a complete beginner it is better to start with play-money games. This will let you to adjust to the game without losing hundreds of dollars. And when you feel that you are ready you can move to real money competitions.
Reading books on poker strategy is one more very good possibility to improve your game. Read only books by the authors who are famous for winning. If you follow the advices of those who do not understand the game, you will only make your game worse.
But do not strictly follow the tips in the books even if they are written by genius authors. Those who do so are called ABC-players and are known for having very predictable style.
So, develop your strategy and win!
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