The Most Common Poker Tells You Need to Know

Kenny Rogers may have trademarked the phrase “You gotta know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em”, but there is one key element of the poker game he missed out in his 1979 hit: knowing when to spot a poker tell.

And it doesn’t just affect novices, either. Even the most prolific of players have been known to give their game away with a slight flicker of the eyes or an all-too-speedy check.

So, how can you keep your tells hidden from opponents? Take a look below at the most common poker tells to see how you can perfect your poker face.

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5 Tips for Bluffing Like a Pro

The old poker adage goes, “If you can’t beat them, bluff them.”

But while bluffing might come second nature to a seasoned pro (we’re looking at you, Will Kassouf), it doesn’t always come naturally to others. For many, bluffing means taking unnecessary risks. But this needn’t be the case.

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Top 10 Most Successful Female Poker Players

Here at Grosvenor Casino, we’re eager to see more women at the felt. This is why every year we host the Women’s Poker Championships as part of our Goliath tournament. The largest tournament in Europe, Goliath is where players of all abilities come to compete for a £100,000 guaranteed first prize.

Need some inspiration before heading to the Ricoh Arena? We’ve rounded up 10 of the most successful female poker pros. This is how it’s done, ladies!

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6 of the Best Poker Books Every Player Should Read

The rules of poker might be easy, but it is a game which can take a lifetime to master. From live cash games to large-field tournaments, there are a whole host of strategies and psychological nuances to consider – and that’s even before you’ve sat down at the felt.

Fortunately, many of poker’s most successful players have scribbled down their wisdom in book form, giving us mere mortals the chance to learn and perfect their time-tested strategies. “But where to start?” we hear you cry. Don’t worry, we’ve cherry-picked six of the very best poker books to set you on your way…Just don’t forget us when you hit the big time!

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