Poker is one card game that is loved and played by people across the globe. The game has several references to people, places among other things. Poker terms, expressions, and hand rankings are closely associated with popular culture. One such expression is ‘poker face’ which is often mentioned in conversations.
What is a poker face?
A poker face is essentially a blank expression when a person’s face shows no emotions. In any game, a person who has a blank face is considered to have a ‘poker face.’ This blank face has zero emotions and forms an important part of the game when it comes to reading opponents.
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Is There A Song Called Poker Face?
Oh yes! American star singer Lady Gaga’s pop song ‘Poker Face’ was a hit among music lovers and the singer’s fans across the globe.
An important part of poker is to read your opponent’s mind, expression and body language. For example, if your opponent always touches his forehead when big cards are dealt, you can understand the pattern. A pro player would give you no information at all when they are involved in a hand as they master the expression of ‘poker face.’ On the contrary, amateur players would tend to give away by making facial expressions unknowingly. This observation will help you understand the strength or weakness of your opponent.
How can you avoid a poker face?
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Manthra Koliyer is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She has an affinity for seeing the world through people’s eyes. With a bubbly fun personality, you can always catch her chatting with anyone she comes across. Holding an English Literature degree from Wilson College, Mumbai, this pop culture fanatic is ready to take on the world with a pen, paper, and microphone. She also actively works on her personal blog called namasteyconvict.blogspot.com, where for a moment she lets you into her drama-filled world.
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