The unwritten rules of Poker Etiquettes of offline and online
Poker is a social game that involves an unwritten set of rules that every poker player must follow to promote good sportsmanship, the speed of the gameplay, and a healthy atmosphere for the game. Surprisingly, you will find that there as many rules for poker etiquette as in the game itself. Here are some offline/ live poker etiquettes and online poker etiquettes to swear by:
- Act Swiftly and pay attention
- Speak up your actions or announce the actions for others to know
- Show Respect to the dealer and players at the table
- Don’t Get into unnecessary arguments with fellow players.
- Don’t “Angle Shoot”- don’t try to peep into others cards peeping or eyeing others cards
- Don’t “Hit and Run”- always follow the protocol of call-time
- Be a Gracious Winner Be a Gracious Loser
- Maintain personal hygiene for the consideration of others
- Don’t slow-roll your opponent.
- Don’t trash talk on the chat.
- Don’t hit and run.
- Don’t talk about a hand you’re not a part of on the chat.
- Don’t give out indications of the hand you have folded while the hand is still going on.
- Don’t ask to see other players cards/ mucked hands.
- Don’t offer unwanted advice to a player who’s lost a big hand.
- Do not send emoticons to other players who are still in action to reveal your cards or reveal their tells and distract them from their gameplay