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by David Downing |  Published: Sep 01, 2009


The classic analogy is to say that poker is a mirror. In the same way as other activities reveal your true nature unalloyed, so does poker, leaving you stark and staring into a truer reflection. I don’t think this is true. Rather, poker is a prism. You shine the light of your poker playing through it and your character is smashed into its component parts, making up the spectrum of the kind of person you really are. One of the most obvious of these streams, right smack in the visible spectrum, is are you a winning player? This is an incredibly difficult question to answer. One of the great joys for winning live players was the simple fact that losing players simply did not keep good enough track of their bad habits. I can think of one infamous fish in my old school who even now believes he is a ...

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