NATURE of online poker
leads people to PLAY DIFFERENTLY.
The CARDS and ODDS
are the same.
It's the PLAYERS that aren't the same.
What I mean is that for online poker, a LARGE
portion of players adopt the style of
They act irrationally... play hands they shouldn't
play... and bet way too aggressively for most
Because online poker isn't as "real".
The money isn't as real. I mean, heck... the
give you so much "free" money when you
sign up, how COULD it feel real?
The cards aren't real. The chips aren't real. The
table isn't real. NONE OF THAT STUFF EVEN EXISTS.
All you see when you play online poker are some
silly little animations. And you hear some
"clickity-click" sounds of fake chips.