Search for websites where you can play online poker
So how do you actually get started and start playing poker online? First of all start looking around for some website where you can play poker online. You can type ‘online poker’ into Google or Yahoo for example and start going through the websites to see which you’d like to play. An idea of some sites may be:
Check the rules of the game
Each website and each game has their own rules, for example some websites requires you to pay a fee to join and to bid in a certain amount to start each game. Make sure to read the Terms and Rules of the game before you join a website and join a game. Playing poker is fun and is a game but a lot of website use real money to play and so when making bets and bidding make sure you realise that it is in fact real money you are playing with.
Download the software
In order to make the process seem more real the online poker game is graphically created and it looks and feels like you are watching a movie but you are apart of it as well. Because of this a lot of the online poker websites requires you to download some software. They are usually free and fast to download.
Instructions for beginners
Nearly all the websites offer a demonstration and / or written instructions explaining how to work their website, as each is unique, and how to play the games they offer. It is recommended, if you have never played online poker before, to start off by spending some time reading the site and getting to grips with it rather than rushing into a game and start gambling with real money.