Lucky Straights

The ramblings and mumblings of a wannabe poker pro

Online Poker Tournament Tips

Ever since Chris Moneymaker won the World Series of Poker Main Event in 2003, many people have jumped in the game of poker hoping to emulate his success. After all, Chris was just an amateur who made it to the WSOP through an online poker tournament and others think they can do the same.

One great one to remember is that anyone can enter an online tourney so be wary of the out-of-control players. These are the people who have no regards for poker tournament tips and think they have a shot to win every hand no matter what worthless cards they hold. A good thing to do is to only play hands you know will be winners to experience success in the beginning so these crazy players can be avoided.

Once you play online poker and make it past the early stages of a tournament, you can start to utilize your online poker tournament tips and open up your play a little bit. Most of the people who are in the middle stages of the tourney have a solid knowledge of what’s going on and play reasonably well.

In order to attain success at this part of the tourney, you will need to use all of the tips that you have learned to make it towards the final table. However, be careful before the final table as play will tighten up tremendously.

People at this stage are hoping to be one of the few to make the final table and would rather let other players bust than take chances. Using your online poker tournament tips, this would be a good spot to get some free chips from people by betting out.

June 17, 2008 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,


  1. Great tips, it will be very much helpful specially to the beginners they can use those advice you give. I wish you can write more tips and advice to update us. Thanks!

    Comment by Nami Dalufin | May 18, 2009 | Reply

  2. Thanks. I haven’t posted many tips in quite sometime, but you’ll have to find your way to the new site for any that I do get around to writing.

    Comment by luckystraights | May 18, 2009 | Reply

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