re: Poker & First live game
Congratulations on your first live game! Just keep in mind, that the game you experience at lower limits and in lesser-known casinos
is an ENTIRELY different game than what you'll find as you progress. When you're at a micro-table, for instance, in the $2 to $5 range, you get something similar to the freerolls
online - maniacs with money and time to kill, who are there more to play than win. They sometimes don't mind calling your As Ks all in with Jh 3s just to see what happens. Also, when you bump up (say, $30-$60, or games with a "quick-kill" blind setup), you'll feel like you're under the world's biggest microscope! For your sake (and your wallet's), make sure you are (1) entirely comfortable at lower limits and (2) regularly successful at the table before you decide to upgrade. Otherwise, you'll smell like food to the sharks at the big-stack tables as soon as you sit down! Good luck!