When you’re playing poker against your friends, you always want to come out on top. Thing is, sometimes the hand you’re dealt just won’t allow it. But never fear: there’s always a win to be had - it’s just about making the most of your chances. This interactive quiz tells you your poker personality, how you match up against your competitors and, crucially, how you can up your game.
Poker is all about marshalling risk:
So, what’s the best route to winning more and winning often when playing poker? Actually, there are no tricks or deceptions. It’s all about understanding how you play, how your opponents play and how to play them. Poker is all about marshalling risk, choosing when to make the moves that’ll see you win or when to take a step back and try again on the next hand.
Those fundamental big game decisions demand an awareness and understanding of how your competition operates - lucky you already know your home poker opponents pretty well.
Our new interactive resource is your go-to guide to playing poker at home successfully, even if you’re surrounded by powerful predators at the table.
So - are you a Bully, Maniac, Fish, Rock or Shark? Take our quiz to discover your poker persona, explore who else is at the home poker table - and unlock expert tips from professional poker champions on how to raise your game and win big.
In addition to the quiz, we’ve created the following poker resources we think you’ll find really useful in developing your skills:
How to dominate your home poker game:
Playing poker at home is a little different to playing in a casino. How can you get the upper edge on your friends? Find out how to spot a tell, develop a cohesive playing strategy and keep your focus in the (sometimes hostile!) home environment so you win big.
Poker home game psychology
In the game of poker, psychology is paramount. Unlike games that are all about luck, poker is about skill as much as it is about mindpower. Having the mental upper hand over an opponent often means the difference between winning and losing. THis guide tells you all you need to know about poker psychology.