Hold 'em Poker

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Hold 'em poker is a community-based poker game in which players are dealt two hole cards and they then have to make the best hand possible by using the further five cards which are dealt face up in the center of the poker table.

In Hold'em poker, strategy is important and part of that is ensuring that players are aware of more than just their hand strength. They must also know other player's tendencies and play styles by taking strategy one step further and actually profiling how they play.

While it may sound complicated, finding an opponent's weakness and then exploiting it is essential in becoming an expert poker player. Traditionally, in casino poker, Hold 'em poker was a game of reading people's emotions, but with online variations of the game, this is obviously more difficult. Yet it is still possible by reading their individual plays.

Essentially, there are three main types of poker player: