Make Friends with Great Poker Players (Free Poker Strategy Video)

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Poker is a solitary game but it doesn't have to be.

PokerListings has interviewed thousands of poker pros and the most common way they've improved their poker games is by learning from better poker players.

Having poker friends you can trust is hugely valuable for discussing strategy, getting motivated and even getting a staking deal or a poker mentor.

Discussing strategy with a great player is so valuable because you can address the exact spots that are giving you the most trouble and go over problem-hands from recent sessions.

A lot of the time a better player will have encountered the problem before and can give you a solution based on his own experience. Having friends that can beat the stakes and games you're playing is great.

Sometimes hearing a different perspective on a hand or a concept can help you make the mental leap necessary to take your game to the next level.

If you don't have a network of poker friends in real life, start posting one of the big poker forums like Two Plus Two and try to join a skype group of players you can learn from.

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