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Quick Guide To Start Playing Poker
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Note: This information is not applicable for US residents since none of the poker rooms featured on this site accept real-money US players.

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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.

This is a guide that will enable a new player to quickly work his way into the internet poker scene. Please note: internet poker is illegal in some jurisdictions. It should be okay to play for fake money (play money). Read our Terms of Use before signing up at an online poker site.
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