Internet Poker

The internet poker screen is constructed in a way that it will appeal to first time users. The games will be a feast of colors and very nice to look at. Internet Poker is designed by programmers to be very user-friendly so that first-time users will not be intimidated by it.

The use of graphics and imagery in Internet Poker vary extensively from one site to another. Most of the Poker tables in the internet appear 3-dimensional and mirrors the actual tables used in casinos.

The chips used for betting in Poker games are also colored attractively and the hues vary according to its denomination. Elaborate use of graphics sometimes slow internet connection in Internet Poker, thus, a stable and reliable internet connection is a must for Internet Poker players.

Stellar visual feature is a must in Internet Poker. Also, the user interface in Internet Poker must be simple and easy to understand. For instance, the chat fields and the buttons for the game play are conveniently highlighted for the first time user.

The player will also know if the seat is occupied because puppet-like characters are used to indicate that the seat on the Poker table is taken. In some Internet Poker sites, the player has the option to upload a picture or may simply opt to use a screen name in place on the seat.

The dealer or the player for the bank or casino who stands behind the table and doles out the cards may or may not be shown in Internet Poker games. Whether shown or not, dealers of online poker games are invisible per se.

The game software needed to play Internet Poker will simulate the actual Poker game by creating shuffling sounds, card distribution, collection of bets and awarding of jackpots. The dealer is simply there to facilitate the Internet Poker among other online players. Dealers in Internet Poker are computers, not actual persons who are playing on the other side of the world.

The screen name players use in Internet Poker is often referred to as their "handle." The handle may be accompanied by an image as this represents you on the Internet Poker table. Players of Internet Poker have the option to use a photo or an insignia of their choice.

Around the Internet Poker table are the rest of your opponents in the Internet Poker.

Unless specified, every player remains anonymous to each other. Like you, they too have the option to use their own photos and screen names. Resting the cursor of your mouse on the seat of the opponent will usually let you see the declared location of your opponent.

You may also see the amount of money your opponent has stacked in the Internet Poker game. But this feature may not be found in all other Internet Poker sites.

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