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The Poker Player’s Manifesto - Self Help Part I: Be Objective and Make a Plan

by Bryan Devonshire |  Published: May 19, 2015

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Continuing along in our discussion on all things poker related, we move to part twenty, and the second part under the umbrella of knowing yourself. We discussed for a while the concept of knowing your enemy, and last issue we started talking about knowing yourself. Most poker players are losing players, yet most poker players think they are good at poker. Losers often have a long list of excuses for why they lose, and there are fallacies to each and every excuse. While bad beats can be a reason for losses and sometimes come in streaks, bad beats should not be used as an excuse because there is usually some other flaw in our games contributing to losses. We as poker players should always be striving to improve our games, and that is what we will talk about now. I am often asked how I got good at poker, and ...


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