Pokers gonna kill me.
About 20 months ago, I started dabbling with online poker. Slowly at first, but by last spring I was hooked, lined and sunk!
I am still working off Freeroll wins, and vow to never deposit my own hard earned, physically earned money.
But that isn't how poker will kill me.
About the same time, and proportionatly to how much I play, my smoking went up. The more I play, the more I smoke. 2 packs a day is normal. I have hit 3 packs a day.
Of late I have slowed down my playing and my game has improved. Not sure if that is because I was playing too much or I just got better. Maybe they a symbiotic. With the slowdown has been a reduction in smoking, largely cause work has arrived. But when playing I still smoke after a great hand (yeah, it's just like sex for this old guy). I still light up a lot when my stack gets big (just like the old days). And of course after I made any all in bet I sit back light up, and await the out come.
Who says smoking isn't sexy? Seriously though, it would be like the guy who gets hit by a car and killed walking accross the street to buy cigarettes. He would be listed as a smoking related death.