Even if you're a virtual pool veteran, take the time to run through the tutorial to learn trick shots, then practice them before jumping into a Match, Hustle or Tournament. The training will definitely pay off.
Placing shots accurately will become frustrating, so adjust the camera angle and guess a bit when aligning your shot.
Play Lower-Ranked Players
When playing a Hustle game, play the lower-ranked players to earn their points before moving up to better players. You don't have to beat everyone.