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The Poker Player’s Manifesto - Self Help Part II

by Bryan Devonshire |  Published: Jul 22, 2015

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We all know that a ton goes into being a good poker player. We’re on Part 21 of this series and I feel like we’re just getting warmed up. Currently we’re discussing how I got good at poker and specifically what were the big lessons learned along the way. Reflecting on how I learned them is simply a tool to identify the important lesson, how you learn these lessons is unimportant. To be a good poker player though, it is absolutely essential to consider things objectively and to have a plan. Am I losing because of that bad beat, or am I losing because of my poor hand selection? Did I get stacked with aces because I was unlucky, or because I had no plan to ever fold them? Objective analysis and having a plan are the two most important fundamentals to learn. Like muscles, the more you work at ...


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