Two Plus Two Publishing LLC Two Plus Two Publishing LLC
 

Go Back   Two Plus Two Poker Forums > >

Notices

Poker Tells/Behavior, hosted by: Zachary Elwood Discussions about poker tells, behavior, and psychology, with a focus on live poker.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-23-2017, 05:10 AM   #1
leavesofliberty
Pooh-Bah
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 5,765
Playing While On Your Smart Device or Phone

I've played while on my phone before. I tend not to do it, and simply fiddle with an MP3 player for as little time as possible when I need a distraction.

What does this mean? It's clearly a behaviour that is increasingly popular.

My take:

1. Players who behave like this are more rigid in early street standards, in particular, their pre-flop play will not vary much.
2. Players who act in this way are less likely to run a bluff, and are more cautious overall. They are less likely to spaz.

Though these generalities can only be taken to an extent, as the player gets off the device as soon as they act. You also can get other "non-combat tells" (as Mike Caro would put it) from these players to get a cohesive picture as they are more likely to exhibit related tells and behaviours.

I am ~100% sure there are posters who have thoughts about the phones that I've missed, or disagree.
leavesofliberty is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply
      

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2008-2010, Two Plus Two Interactive
 
 
Poker Players - Streaming Live Online