This is a discussion on Professional poker player! within the online poker forums, in the Learning Poker section; who can say that you are a professional poker player???is a title job or something?or if you do this for a living ,that means you
I think 'semi'pro' is more appropriate for most people. I'm a musician, and that's where 80% of my income comes from. Poker accounts for about 10% of my total income, so semi seems about right.
11th July 2016, 8:44 PM
Poker at: pokerstars
this is when you earn more money than ordinary people. Many poker players earn a lot of money even they haven`t titles.
11th July 2016, 9:28 PM
Online Poker at: Partypoker
re: Poker & Professional poker player!
Word "professional" does not come from word "expert" or "master", "average" or "buddy" it comes from "profession". One can easily conclude that "Professional" poker player therefore is a player who earns living from playing poker. If you can make it, no matter how good/average you are - you are a professional poker player.
12th July 2016, 12:57 AM
Poker at: PokerStars
I think it comes down entirely to percentage income. If you're earning around 80% income from poker and above, you can call yourself professional. Above around 30% and you're semi-pro and anything less and it's a hobby that makes a bit of money on the side