How to Cheat at Poker. Poker is a game of luck and skill. Skill is something you can account for and improve. Luck can be a bit more fickle. If your ethics allow for. Cheating comes in all shapes and sizes, so let's take a look at the top ten ways people tried to get away with cheating at poker. Cheating isn't that common in poker these days, but if you suspect something -- whether in a casino, a home game, or online -- how should you.