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My opinion is not to bother too much in the beginning. Just play your style and observe others' style of play. Joining a small league has the advantage that you can learn fast about your opponents, but the disadvantage that they too have the opportunity to learn about you just as fast. In conclusion, in the beginning you might have some good short term ...
Like Bogdan said, over time the advantage tends to even as you get to know each other and their styles of play. Because of this, I think you can create an advantage by mixing it up and trying things you wouldn't normally do. If you're on the button with no callers and a crap hand, be aggressive with the blinds, etc. However, only do this if you feel ...
Based on my experiences, the average pub poker player isn't aware enough to even notice how tight / loose / aggressive / passive you're playing, so don't waste effort trying to cultivate your image. Just play nice simple ABC poker. Don't try to bluff - they'll happily call off half their stack with bottom pair, whatever your betting may be representing.
From my own experience being aggressive is quite effective when you just joined the poker club and don't have any image. It means that from being neat you will not benefit advantage, but lose-aggressive style can give you something because opponents would be circumspect with you. I think even if you manage to get any advantages caused by that you are a new ...
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