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What are some advantages of online poker over cardroom poker?

Author: Jim Geary
Last updated: May 1999
Copyright © 2004 Jim Geary
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What are some of the advantages of playing poker online?

What are some of the disadvantages of playing poker online?

If you don't care about your money, the advantages outweigh the disadvantages. If you do try to win money, you may have difficulty doing so. This is not to say that it is impossible. The games may be incredibly weak. The games that you land in may be completely straight. You may be an incredible player. However, proceed with caution.