Originally Posted by Squawks
I'm a seasoned player. Nothing beats playing real folks, though. Play online sucks (I've tried it). Just doesn't feel right and on top of that, there's no intimidation factors or reading involved.
Play Texas Hold 'em. Was the first one in my area to get 11.5g chips. Today you can buy them in Wal-Mart.
Everyone in my neighborhood has a full 11.5gram 500 chip set. We have a Neighborhood Poker Tour once in a while.