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The Pitfalls of Running Good

Avoid them!

by Ed Miller |  Published: Nov 27, 2009

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I’ve always thought that one of the worst things that can happen to new poker players is for them to run really good right out of the gate. If they rack up a number of big wins early on, a couple of bad things can happen. First, they get unrealistic expectations about the game. They think winning comes easy, and they think solid strategy is much simpler than it really is. This may cause them to ignore sound advice, and it also can make the inevitable bad runs that much harder to take. Second, they reinforce bad habits. As long as they’re winning, whatever they’re doing must be right, right? People talk a lot about how to handle bad runs, but I think learning to avoid the pitfalls of running good is just as important. During good runs, we often pick up bad habits and allow ourselves to get careless. ...


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