If you want to learn poker, you need to watch poker. Since 2003 when Chris Moneymaker won the World Series of Poker Main Event, the poker world has grown by leaps and bounds. With this rapid growth in poker, ESPN has put significant airtime for the World Series of Poker. Also, there are many regular airing programs such as the Pokerstars Big Game, High Stakes Poker, Poker After Dark, and more.
If you are looking to improve your poker game, what better way to do over learning from the pros? Shows such as these allow the viewer to see the hole cards of every player at the table. You can often get an insight into what players are thinking, why they are using certain tactics, practice picking up on tells, etc.
You should watch as much poker as possible. Not only is there rarely a time where you cannot find some sort of poker on television, but even if their is literally nothing on, Youtube has a huge assortment of clips from shows just like these. Simply go to Youtube and search for “poker”, “World Series of Poker”, “High Stakes Poker”, and other keywords that you can think of. Take full advantage of the tools at hand to improve your poker playing skills.