Poker Training Sites
Online poker is now one of the most popular online gambling
games and many avid players spend lots of hours trying to turn
their much-loved hobby into a sustainable income.
Since there are a number of intricacies to the game and subtle
differences between tournaments and sit-and-go's, as well as limit
and no-limit poker, many people have turned to poker professionals
and asked for help.
There are now a number of poker training sites on the internet
which, for a price, will teach poker rookies the art of poker.
Paid Poker Training Sites
There are a great number of subscription-based membership sites
offering to work as poker tutors to teach advanced strategy and
tournament play style. When it comes to knowing who to trust this
is normally a case of doing sufficient research in advance to
ensure that these training sites actually are who they say they
Many websites offer software "trackers" to try and help players
to get better at the game of poker. However, while these utilities
are legal to use and sometimes can be useful in tracking hand
history, they do not teach strategy or money management.
When thinking about subscribing or purchasing one of these
software products, remember that it may actually be more prudent to
join one of the professional membership sites ran by pro players
such as Daniel Negreanu and the team at Cardrunners.
While many training sites are available, several factors should go
into making the decision on which your game would benefit most
What stakes do you play? Are you a STT(Single-table tournament)
player, MTT(Multi-table tournament) player, or cash game player?
How much money are you willing to spend per month for training?
Free Poker Training Sites
With the coming of the internet the online forum was born and
there are countless free forums offering advice, tutoring and
companionship when learning the game of poker. Many of these forums
are completely free, with members ranging from the hundreds to the
thousands. These are one of the best sources of poker training
advice because the information comes directly from non-biased
Online casinos also often run a variety of poker training sites
to try and entice newer players into learning the game and
understanding the art of poker. Ordinarily, though, these
educational resources do not go much beyond the basics. For
efficient playing it is important to know the differences between
tournament play, positional hands and other forms of more advanced
poker game play.
Now that online video is so pervasive there is also an increasing
amount of poker training material on sites like YouTube and Google
Video. They can often vary in quality, however sometimes highly
educational content can be found.