Winning at Texas Holdem’
Winning at Texas Holdem’ – Tells If you can’t spot the sucker within the first half hour at the table, then you are the sucker.
— Common poker saying, as spoken by Matt Damon in Rounders and originally attributed to Amarillo Slim
In live games, reading your opponents is much easier than it is online. Professionals wear sunglasses to hide any trace of emotion in their eyes.
They bring I-pods and portable CD players to listen to and minimize distractions. They spend countless hours looking for tell-tale signs of a player’s strengths and weaknesses.