It is a common knowledge for many players that when they are playing with other players, they better be well behaved and poised. But there are numerous players who do not behave properly while playing poker. If you think that poker is a way of cooling your anger off then you must stick to playing online poker. This is because software can easily handle your pent up anger instead of any other opponents. It is astonishing to find so many players who think that they are bluffing but in reality they just behave like hillbillies and bullies.
Behaviour is a pointer with which you can infer about the real character of a person. It can be easily inferred that a player whose behaviour is calm and composed is a focussed as well as ambitious player. This kind of player is decent as well honest in his games. Or you can say that it reverse manner that if a player is ambitious and focussed then his behaviour is more likely to be polished.
Professional players have a marked behaviour that is impeccable and polished. Good manners are the key to charming atmosphere and in this kind of pleasant environment, it becomes very easy to focus on the game. Players who have experience as well as common sense knew that rookies are a profitable source and they must not be insulted.
There is a great requirement for playing poker etiquette when you are playing online as well. The first rule that one should follow is to make chatting minimum. It should be kept in mind that typing a message means that you are revealing more information about yourself. You can also get misled by false information that is reaching you through the messages. Frequent messaging can also disturb you when you are playing the game that needs focus. Hence it is advisable that if you want to give your full attention to the game then you must close the chat until your game finishes.
You must refrain from discussing the level of game mastery even it is yours or your friend’s. if you chat with the opponents’, you may throw light on the level of expertise that you have in the game.
If you must chat then just limit your chatting to greeting and polite replies. Juicy gossips and chit chats must be avoided. This will be in the interest of you as well as of your friend’s. Remember that the real game cannot be played in chat rooms. This must be avoided at all costs. If you waste your time chatting with your friends then you are wasting opportunities too. Do not pollute the environment with negative remarks and comments. This will spoil your mood as well that of others too. If you are greeting people with nice words then it will do you good.
Angering the other players will not improve your winning chances too.
You must not type in UPPER CASE as it equals to shouting or screaming which you should avoid, this is poker etiquette.