Poker is one of the world's all time favorite gambling card game. However, for most of us, to be able to legally gamble with poker, we'd need to travel to Vegas, or another location with legal poker tables. But now with the wonders and conveniences of the internet and the world wide web, everyone's favorite card game can be played without ever having to leave the living room.
By playing online poker, you can be yourself, poker face or no poker face. In fact, the lack of a proper poker face is one of the biggest deterrents people have from playing poker with the "pros" at live casinos. So now the game is all about skill, and not about reading and knowing what someone's face is telling. The only way that other players can beat you at poker online is by actually playing the game. Now it's entirely skill against skill!
Furthermore, unlike playing secretly at someone's house, or in a crooked establishment, internet poker is legal in the majority of cases. It does depend on where you live and how the game is being run. Moreover, it is very difficult to enforce since there are a great many gray areas when it comes to the internet. So the chances of running into trouble are extremely slim. The more reputable online casinos are very legit, and allow you all the poker you could ever want to play.
Your main concern when playing poker on the internet should be the security of your money and your identity. Make certain that any place that you play poker online has a top of the line security system in place to stop others from being able to access your personal information or funds. Naturally, this should be a priority with any place where you provide personal and credit card information online.