When at a poker table with players who are not particularly advanced (I usually play smaller home game tournaments), I am confronted with an issue. Namely, how to project my table image in this situation. I have three options:
- Do I go straight to shuffling my chips, talking about the WSOP Main Event Final from three years ago and talk about poker terms that I know nobody else at the table understands to scare them?
- Do I act as if I have very little poker knowledge and let these people think they can bully me?
- Do I not focus on this aspect of the game at all, as players at this level may not factor this into their playing strategy at all?
What is the best way to play this and why?