In order to be a professional poker player, you need to know certain things like knowing the rules of the game, and getting familiar with the hand rankings. There are different hand rankings like straight flush which has five cards in sequence, all of the same suit. There is also a full house which has three matching cards of one rank and two matching cards of a different rank.
There is also flush which has five cards of the same suit but not in sequence. There is a straight hand ranking that is five cards of sequential rank in at least two different suits. Another thing that you need to remember in playing poker is that you need to be mindful of table etiquette. Always be sensitive when talking to your friend and co-players as some may be disturbed while playing.
In every game that you’re playing or trying to learn, you should also learn how to know some of its strategies and techniques especially in order to win. Last but not least, you should know the different poker terminologies and slangs in poker to become a better player in the game.