On the first hand of the unofficial nine-handed final table, Michael Gilligan moved all-in from middle position and action folded around to Thomas O’Shea in the big blind. O’Shea called and the hands were tabled. ...
Crushing Live Poker With Twitter
by Bart Hanson | Published: Jan 23, 2013
Dec. 12 – Most money won and lost in live poker is due to steaming One of the most important elements in making successful short term gambles is the ability to control one’s emotions when something does not go your way. The above tweet, which I took from a Barry Greenstein quote regarding tilting, cannot be more accurate. It is amazing to me how emotional most recreational poker players are, especially when they receive a bad beat. These are the same type of people that would easily put down loads of money on a good investment and understand that risks that go into making short term gambles. They may back a business that they think will be successfully and shrug it off when they do not get good returns. However, if they get into an 82 percent-to-18 percent situation all-in preflop and do not win they lose all emotional control. These types of ...
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