Betting tactics for poker are similar to other games and most often, the players involved make similar bets. There are, however, some basic differences. One player may call with a good hand and may force the opponent to fold immediately or face some considerable losses. Such a player is called a "house" player. A "professional" player on the other hand, is a player who plays a number of different types of poker and bluffing accordingly. Such a player is said to be a "tape player". He may use several different tactics to fool his opponents and win idn poker the game. A "house" player may make a series of bets, but they all depend on a single strategy which he follows.