I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now
It'’s Expensive to Be A Baller
by Bryan Devonshire | Published: Sep 18, 2013
Thor Hansen, the godfather of Scandinavian poker, won a bunch of money one time in a poker tournament. In his interview he was asked what he was going to do with the money, nearly a million dollars, and he replied that he would pay off some debts. What about the rest of the money? With that beaming Thor smile he chuckled and responded, “they’ll have to wait.” The natural fluctuation of poker leads most people down the path of money mismanagement. Poker players are infamous for their disdain for the hundred dollar bill. Most of us carry more hundreds in our pocket than the rest of the bills in our wallet combined when the average American is walking around with less than $100 on them at any given time. When we win everything we touch, we spend money like it’s going out of style, and we feel good about our ...
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