How to play poker basics of betting, any experienced poker player will tell you that there are two objective that go hand in hand, pardon the pun for every game you play either win big or lose small. Here’S how you will need at standard deck of playing cards, money or poker chips to bet with and a little mental acuity step 1 familiarize yourself with the basic rules and procedures of poker betting poker involves rounds of betting into a shared fund or pot which accumulates In the middle of the table, it’s considered rude to splash the pot by throwing money or chips directly into it place your bet directly in front of you. So all the players can verify the amount. Each round of betting is followed by a round of receiving or exchanging cards. Both the number of betting rounds and the method of receiving or exchanging cards depends on the type of poker you’re playing the betting begins would either to deal it will to play it. The deal is immediate lip and proceeds clockwise around the table. Step 2, familiarize yourself with the basic terminology of poker bet. Most games begin with a flawless bet. The mandatory bet from every player before the cards are dealt a flaw that can be placed one of two ways, depending on the type of poker being played. It may be an ante a set amount that each player must match in order to join the game before the dealing begins or it may be, a blind bet any amount. The first player decides to place as his or her opening bet. The player begins. The betting after the forced bets a place is said to open the round by placing an opening better in Hold’em games with betting limits, its traditional for the blind bet or the small blind to be half the amount of the betting limit. It’S also traditional for the next players bet or the big blind to be twice the small boy step three after an opening bed is placed, you must decide how to respond to whatever bed immediately precedes your turn. You may fold by refusing to match the bed and withdrawing from the game. You may call the bet by matching its amount in order to stay in the game. You may raise the bet first matching the previous amount and then increasing it step four in No Limit poker games. Players also have the option of going all-in matching and raising a bet with all their remaining money or chips. Step 5. The betting ends when the last player, in the turn calls the preceding bet. At that point, anyone who wants to stay in the game must match the final raise amount. Then it’s time to cross your fingers and reveal your cards. Did you know the annual World Series poker event in Las Vegas regularly ends with final pots exceeding 1 million dollars?