Are multi-table playing a game for you?

I would like to highlight the pros and cons with multi-table playing for online poker players.
If you are new to poker you might perhaps be wondering, what is multi-table playing?
Quite simple it means you are playing more than one table at the same time.
Perhaps you are wondering, why play more tables if you normally just play one table?

Well, the most obvious reason is to make more money.
The downside of playing 1 poker table is that you are missing out the major profit opportunities.
It’s a known fact that most players with some experience will make more money by playing more tables.

Multi-table playing means lots of action, but also less time to make decision.
The fact is multi-table game is not for everyone.

What could be the downside of multi-tabling?
More tables means less focus on each table.
You might miss out on small details from the tables.

Playing to many tables could lead you to play less well on each table.
Another problem is that the game can become quite mechanical, some people dislike that and therefore don’t like it, it’s just a matter of taste if you’re asking me.
When you feel that the multi-table game affect your results it is time to take a break or simply stop. It's very important to closely monitor your results.  

What it all comes down to is that multi-tabling is not for everyone.

If you consider giving it a try, start out carefully with 2 tables if this works out ad one more table at the time. Some players are comfortable by playing 4, 8 or perhaps 12 tables.
Playing 8 tables or more are for a limited number of players. It's important to realize that the more tables you join the faster you have to analyze the situation and be able to make a fast decision in a short time frame. One other important thing is that you must be able to control your emotions, losing out on a few games can affect your emotions in a bad way. The bottom line is if you are able to handle the heat, multi-tabling is the best way to maximize profits. Good luck with your poker playing no matter if it’s 1 or 10 tables you prefer playing. You can find more helpful poker articles here.