Originally Posted by Toby
My biggest loss in poker would have to be when I first started playing poker, and I had a bit of money I thought I would go round a mates house who plays poker often with his friends. The pot got to about £800 and about £350 of that was mine I had triple 10's so I was fairly confident and at that time I wasn't too sure on the rules and this guy called Adam had a Flush. I felt sick afterwards and at first thought he just made up what a flush was because he knew I didn't know the rules properly. hehe
How much have you ever lost in the past?
Nothing can compensate losing it all....
I went to Atlantic city this past weekend, and I checked out a couple casinos
that I neglected the last time I went to play. however, I felt most comfortable with the same choice that I made when I made my last trip to New Jersey, this past September. I went to Tropicana, and played in several different ring games, including $2/4 limit holdem, and $1/2 no-limit. I intended to register for a compensation card when I first arrived, but I was engulfed in an urge to get to the table any play. Eventually, after several hours of playing, I peeled my body off of the seat that I had occupied practically the entire night with the intention of going to information desk, and picking up a comp card. I did, and expected for my compensation time to go into effect when I got my card. Well, the floor manager suprised me by giving me credit on my comp card for having been playing since 3:00 am(it was about noon). Although, I had been there since far before three Am, I still ended up with less compensation credit, then i had truly earned, but it was a nice jesture for the floor manager to do that for me. If anyone plays at Tropicana in AC, and knows roughly what the compensation level is there on Fridays and Saturdays, I would appreciate even a short thread with some #'s. I know now that I shouldve registered the moment i got to the casino, but now that i got the card, I think I'll be getting some good comps, that is, if I play there for another 20 hours! Either way, I lost about $400, but it was due to my reluctancy to quit when I was furthest ahead. I have come to realize, that once you have the biggest stack you've had all night, in a limit game, you can pretty much expect for that to be your best play, and equally, expect to only make more and more loose decisions as the fatigue sets in. It was these bad decisions and my stubborn conscience that caused me to lose it all. Thats the worst ive ever done, period. Cal