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Flawed thinking

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Nov 26, 2010


There are several ideas, thoughts, and concepts that I hear over and over again. They are wrong. Not only are they wrong, they reveal mistaken patterns of thinking about games and gambling. My advice to anyone who believes in these ideas is to gamble only for entertainment. If you ever expect to survive as a professional gambler, you cannot allow these ideas to influence your actions. The very fact that you believe them is a sign of flawed thinking. What are some of these ideas? I Can’t Win in Games Where Everyone Plays Badly This idea is usually accompanied by some additional thoughts: They play terrible hands and always get lucky against me. I can’t figure out what they’re doing. I do better when there are a few good players in the game. I can assure you that it is much better to play in a game with all bad ...

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