Dating a professional poker player
As the Beatles sang, ‘one for you, nineteen for me’.
That is, to play in ultra high-stakes games with ,000 blinds.
Today, anyone with internet access can test their skill in a real-time online poker room, and maybe even compete with the best of the best.
The countdown begins with the ‘poorest’ of world’s richest poker players – read on.
Objectively assessing your skill level is crucial to ensure that your chosen path is worth pursuing.
In short, the Indonesian-born American is a rather successful professional poker player, who over the years has won four World Series of Poker titles.
I don't know for sure but I can't see all of these players being multi-imillionaires that are willing to risk half a million dollars in a single sitting.
Even if I completely loved poker and earned million a year with another job, I could not see myself risking 25% of my yearly earnings on an evening of poker.
That means there’s a load of poker players who think they’re good, but they’re not. The first thing you need to consider before you turn professional is your skill level.
They often overrate their skill and once faced with sleek opponents, they often get up from their seats empty-handed. While it’s true you could kill every home game in your backyard, the big league – the casinos, the professional card rooms, the office that is open 24/7 – is a different ball game.