Food for thought


Use the skill-based game of poker to stay mentally fit!


Technology has made it possible for us to play our favorite games without the physical barriers of stepping out of our homes or workplaces. Application platforms have a plethora of gaming apps available online which one can download and enjoy playing on their devices anytime and anywhere.

What’s interesting to notice are the types of games played and more importantly, why do users flock to play them? It could be a game that helps with a slight memory jog or one’s creativity or any other psychological benefit. We often face creative setbacks, a mental block, and most often are frustrated and struggling for ideas! Ever considered turning to a game/ app that helps relive this block?

Yes, that’s right we are talking about Poker – the game of strategy and wits that will certainly help such situations. There are a lot of psychological benefits poker brings to players. It has been identified as one of the best games to improves one’s concentration, critical thinking, patience, and decision-making skills. For people who are in a creative block, poker is the best game to learn how to control emotions, not get overwhelmed and get back in the groove! Because if you snooze, you lose!

A game of Poker is not hard to learn. Once you’ve got your basics in place, the more you practice, the more skills you unlock! Apart from testing your grey matter and providing unlimited fun and excitement, the game also offers real money incentives! Players can participate in online poker cash games and tournaments with real money and win rewards through the app.

If you are a beginner, you can play online free poker games with practice chips. Many gaming portals allow players to play freeroll games without investing real money to learn the basics of the game.

Skeptical? Here’s your checklist for poker apps:

  • Before installing a Poker app, it is important to determine how authentic and user-friendly it is.
  • Check if the gaming portal is RNG (Random Number Generator) certified for fair play and random distribution of cards.
  • The money deposit and withdrawal process must be smooth and transparent.
  • The portal must allow players to buy virtual real cash chips through any major payment gateway such as Credit Card, Debit Card, Online Wallet, Bank Transfers, Pay By UPI, etc.
  • Check the site’s redemption policies to understand the process of transferring your winning amount into your bank account.

Playing poker is considered one of the most effective workouts for the brain. If you feel that you are stuck in a mental rut and your creative fuels are drying up, then it’s time to consider installing a poker app on your phone!

Make it a habit to play the game every day to improve your ability to focus and learn how to deal with complex situations effectively. This ‘creative time’ will definitely help you create something new and exceptional!