Sometimes it turns out to be quite difficult to make a good name in online poker rooms. Since there are so many players and each of them is trying to show up as the best, there are not so many chances that your name is going to be remembered and recognized on other poker sites while you are playing your favourite Omaha Hi or Texas Holdem poker.
Having a famous name can sometimes turn out to be rather dangerous. No wonder that most online poker players, or it should rather be said, almost all online poker players, use nicknames to be recognized online. Still, if a poker player is talented his skills will make his nickname a famous one in no time.
When online poker players began using nicknames online poker playing became safer and securer. In fact, the game of poker provides any player with high chances of winning big which makes some of online poker players go ruthless. In the beginning of online poker games advent online poker sites offered the full information on each player in order to make players acquainted and make the whole gambling process a bit smoother.
When you know that your opponent is one of the best poker players you will stay alert all the time and the game will be really exciting. However, the availability of full info on all players did not prove safe. That is why nicknames were allowed and all you can read about any poker player is right what he does not mind you to know about him. Who knows, maybe guys like Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson were not at all born in Texas, though Doyle really was. Maybe they are just hiding their natural talent to play Texas Holdem poker.
You do know that poker games are the games of deceivers. The thing is, it can be very convenient for an avid online poker player to show up under a different nickname and act like a novice to relax the opponents and win the pot.
Only the most devoted poker players can manage to find out more about the novice under a new poker player nickname by means of poker tracker programs available online. Otherwise, you can hardly determine if your opponent is a mature poker player or not. On the other hand, when you have a famous poker player name and you are easily recognized you can count on opponents worth playing with.