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Planning for 2015 WSOP

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: May 13, 2015


There are many bromides relating to planning, for example: A failure to plan is planning to fail or Hope for the best, plan for the worst. I am writing this column in April, and already the World Series of Poker is less than two months away. I have started my planning and preparation though. While it is unpleasant to contemplate bad things, it is essential to make sure a plan includes some steps that may prevent a bad situation from becoming a disaster. Loss Limit: If you are a poker machine, disciplined to do the right thing in every situation, you may not need a loss limit, but it wouldn’t hurt! If you are a human being subject to the effects of emotional peaks and valleys, sleep deprivation, and so forth, you definitely need one. If you occasionally go on tilt or steam (play poorly and lose more than you ...

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