re: Poker & Knowing When To Quit
I try to have a set amount of time that I like to play when I sit down to do it, but if a game is going really well, who knows how long I'll end up staying.
It also helps to know how much of a bonus I have left to clear. For instance, if I've got 300 hands to finish off a bonus at Party Poker
, short of a really disasterous session I'm finishing that sucker off in one sitting. If I decide, for whatever reason at all (inlcuding the great just because
reason), that I'm stopping after that, at least I achieved some sort of goal for the day.
That being said, most of the time, I could be ahead on each of 4 cash game tables I have going on, but the moment I realize that I'm not making good decisions is the moment I decide to leave the games....even if it's only for a 15-20 minute break. And that's the key for me: How am I
playing? If I'm making good reads and proper decisions, but losing money, then I'm confident enough in my game to believe that the rest of my session will be better.
That's just me, however - certainly no right or wrong answers here.