The online Egp88 sites would have you believe that their software is fair for all players. In fact many of the online poker sites are required to submit their software for rigorous testing to prove it is a fair game for all players. However, is the software really fair? On the other hand, is there something going on in the background that many people never realize?
Many victims of bad beats will scream “this site is rigged” while others will counter that the suck outs and bad beats are all a part of poker and it happens even in live games. While that is true, it still begs the question as to whether there is more to the online poker game than meets the eye.
In a recent study conducted by a popular poker forum, the question, “Are Online Poker Sites Rigged?” was posed and the results were nearly split with 42% saying yes and 58% saying no. However, opinions by players really have no bearing on the truth as to whether there is something amiss in the software.
Attention to the fact that there are flaws in the software used to produce ‘random’ cards has always been the focal point of the argument. The fact that a computer program is determining the outcome using a RNG (Random Number Generator), does not imply the game is fair or random.
A RNG is merely a program that will “shuffle” the 52-card deck and appear to deal that deck in what may seem to be a random manner. However, because the RNG has limitations on capacity and ability to be truly random, additional software algorithms and processes are added into the online poker software to further insinuate a fair game.
It is those additional programs and algorithms that create the bad beats and suck outs that make many players believe the online poker sites are rigged. In reality, the sites are not rigged in the same way the online poker sites are not rigged.
The real goal of those poker sites is to attract those players with the skills to win money. Attractive players means more business for the poker room and an adequate supply of fish to gamble.
The poker sites manipulate the game by adding in multiple algorithms and processes to a game that otherwise would not be fair to all players. It is a far more systematic method than mere luck that ensures a constant supply of new players to the poker rooms.
The reason the poker sites have not changed the game is simple. They have always been playing the players and always will play the players.
In other words, if you understand the methods and processes of the online poker sites, you can easily beat the system and win real money. It is easier to win because you are not playing the house.
Unlike the local casino poker game, in which you are playing against the house, you are playing against other players. These players are not your competitors in the usual sense of the word.
You are playing against the poker system.
The poker system is actually the dealer selected by the pokerroom software. This determines, in turn, the cards you will receive and the outcome of every play you make. The poker system is not subject to the factors of the same coinage used in ordinary poker games, such as dealing it out of a shoe. The poker system is also not subject to attempting to beat the system by colluding with others.
You may even discover in the process of play, that the system has less of an effect on the cards you will receive than the other way around. Nevertheless, regardless of how you arrive at your hands, the bottom line is that you will always be working with a poker system. How you deal with this will determine ultimately whether you will be successful or not in your endeavors to win at online poker.
Avoiding the Bad Beat
Although a bad beat may adversely affect your judgment of how to play your hand, the last resort to a bad beat will be a thorough understanding of how the poker software works and how you can manipulate it to your advantage.
Unlike conventional poker games, in online poker, the poker algorithms used by online poker rooms determine the outcome of hands. The final outcome is derived from a complex series of mathematical calculations and is selected by the poker software.
Because the poker algorithms are the same as the mathematical makeup of the cards, meaning the outcome will always be the same regardless of the cards you play, the only real way to beat the system is to learn the algorithms and turn them to your advantage.
By knowing the outcome of your plays, you can easily calculate how to play a particular hand against any particular opponent, and whether you are likely to win or lose. Taking the time to learn the algorithms will take the guesswork out of when will you play a hand and how to bet.
Because of the poker algorithms, you will find it easier to read your opponents moves and decisions.