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Where’s Your Head At?

Players Talk About Their Year In Poker

by Rebecca McAdam |  Published: Mar 01, 2012

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When I ask poker players what their favourite thing is about what they do, the answer that comes back to me most of the time is freedom. The freedom to do what they want when they want, and go where they like whenever they please. It’s like being your own boss, but that also means you alone are in charge of making sure you put the time and discipline into making the money needed to support such a lifestyle. Online poker has swings of its own but when online players go live, there’s a lot they have to learn. With live play comes a whole new community, travel, parties and soirées, new sights and experiences, but this all costs money, and also distracts the player from what he/she came to do. I’ve seen players come and go because they got too caught up in the “baller” lifestyle and forgot that ...


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