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5 Poker Strategy Lessons From the Winningest Nose Bleed Players

by Reid Young |  Published: Oct 01, 2013

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The best players usually have some amazing story about how they got to where they are today, but is there a pattern in those stories? If we discover a theme, even quantify it, then we can use those stories to improve our own game play and results. Let’s check out five quotations from the game’s best and see what we can learn. “Throughout my career I have had multiple instances of my dreams being crushed into nothing, completely shattering my morale.” — Dan “Jungleman” Cates Dan Cates is one of the most successful heads up no-limit players in the history of the game. Recounting his rise to the highest stakes games, he cites his resilience to swings as a key to his success. Not to say playing professionally should be about taking Rounders-esque shots at games with your entire bankroll, but there is something to be said for, shall we ...


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