What does it take to be considered a tough player?

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Imagine that you're playing in MTT in which nobody knows you, nor knows your skills. What actions make other players take you seriously? Or said in other words, what mistakes should you avoid making?

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If you wanna people consider you a serious player,there is only one way to do that.
To earn a lot money from poker.Notactions,not hands,not bluff.Just money!
 
nesser

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If you wanna people consider you a serious player,there is only one way to do that.
To earn a lot money from poker.Notactions,not hands,not bluff.Just money!


So as your stack increases (without bluffing or taking unnecessary risks), people realize that you are a serious player. Am I wright?
 
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Passive play

I find that specifically people fear the person who almost never limps, loves to raise and reraise and is a a consistent winner!
 
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I think mixing up strategy and balancing value with bluffs makes one a tough player to play against. Of course, fearless exploitative players are also tough to play against.
 
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Tough player? Probably either aggressive or a player that plays near perfect.
 
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We will always play tournaments where nobody or almost nobody knows us, especially if they are MTT of many players, but answering your question, I think that for a player to be considered tough he must be very consistent in his game, it must be very difficult to read, must avoid falling into provocations, and must be faithful to his way of playing
 
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I find that specifically people fear the person who almost never limps, loves to raise and reraise and is a a consistent winner!
I completely agree)
 
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making good decision in calling or folding hands :)
 
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Never play in fear of losing or winning. Players fold a lot because their game is never enough because they play fearfully, and most players do not bet when they have good hands for fear that they will fold if they bet hard without taking value out of their strong hands. Bet big with game, if you don't have a strong game, control the pot, but don't always fold, try to make the other player have to make difficult plays.
 
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I think the typical mistake of beginner's is to play with junk. If you are patient and play with strong cards, then your opponents will understand that it is better not to joke with you.
 
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To do this, you need to cultivate confidence and calmness in yourself. You need to turn into a professional sniper.
 
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folding good hands to big raises and or bluffing at the right time
 
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Tough players are able and put you in tough situations when the situation is available. When they are at the table they can be a TAG, NIT LAG or a loose passive player and a calling station all at the same time.There style changes for each person at the table so you cant just see what style they are a they can play them all.
 
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Play reasonably, good ranges, when you show your hand it has to be strong holding, be unpredictable, and have biggest chip stack in front of yourself.
 
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To be a cool player, you need to constantly win ;) And in order to constantly win, you need to have certain knowledge and skills, and the sixth sense must be present ... Something like this ;)
 
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I think a tough player is the one that can read your calls atleast 30 percent of the time,and also he is able to fold quads against tougher quads.I think the masterful art that makes you a tough player is when to fold a good hand.
 
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3bet and not limping and playing ranges in position
 
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if you can play long concentrated hrs of poker without making mistakes
 
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Tell the limp - No. Also try to open only a narrow range. And try to play until showdown so that your opponents can see what you are playing.
 
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Experienced player that are able to put in tough spots and player that have the ability to adapt faster and change the game style, in simple words player that are very hard to read and predict!
 
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Top players have strong mathematical abilities, are patient and calm, pay close attention to details, make quick decisions, and adjust swiftly to changing circumstances.
 
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Constantly work to improve math skills
 
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