As you know, at Mobile Casino Hire, we are keen to sing the praises of casino table hire, with poker tables being a great way to add a touch of fun and excitement to any event or get-together. But, playing poker is by no means an easy game, being all about that vital ‘poker face’.

If you have decided to hire a poker table but have little experience as a player, below are a few tips on how to perfect your poker face.

The blank expression

Where some will try to fool fellow players that they have a good deck or a bad one, one stance pro players take is giving nothing away whatsoever. Rather than trying to show a certain expression, keeping your face completely blank with throw other players off.

How not to indicate a weak hand

Giving away your position is the ultimate no-go. Below are a few telltale signs that you are hiding a bad hand:

  • Biting your lip
  • Putting on a fake smile
  • Grinding teeth
  • Biting your nails
  • Tapping
  • Shaking legs
  • Licking lips
  • Messing with your chips

How not to indicate a good hand

If the above indicates a weak hand, what gives the impression of a good hand? Below are some body language tips to note if you are looking to not give away the fact that you have a winning hand.

  • Constantly looking at the stack of chips in the centre as if they are already yours
  • Not blinking regularly
  • Flaring your nostrils
  • Shaking hands
  • Getting red in the face
  • Making noises
  • Overtalking
  • Pupils getting larger
  • Staring into spaces
  • Suddenly changing posture

Hire a poker casino table

Now that you have the best tips to get your poker game underway, you can play against friends and family with great confidence. And, if you are yet to reserve your poker table, do so now by contacting us at the office.

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