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Quick Guide To Start Playing PokerNote: This information is not applicable for US residents since none of the poker rooms featured on this site accept real-money US players.
Step 1: Sign up at a poker room and deposit your money. We have reviewed many poker rooms at this site (Click here for all reviews). The best site to consider is 888 Poker which is a soft online poker room with great software.
Sign up at 888 Poker using a link from PokerTips to receive a 100% first-time deposit bonus up to $500. Additionally, 888 Poker will give $8 free, no deposit required, to players from any of the following countries simply for registering an account: Australia, Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
Step 2: Review the poker strategy at this site. You may know a lot of what is written already, but you will probably pick up a tip or two after scanning over all the articles. Write down the important tips so you will use them when you play.
Step 3: Decide on the best deposit and withdrawal option for yourself. The best option generally relates to where you live. It's generally a plus if you can deposit and withdraw in the same manner since it makes things easier.
Step 4: Start playing! Be patient; don't play at a level too high. Play at a comfortable level where you can handle the swings.
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