This is a discussion on About poker within the online poker forums, in the General Poker section; When did you start playing poker and what brought you to poker. Is poker for you a hobby or entertainment, or a way to earn
When did you start playing poker and what brought you to poker. Is poker for you a hobby or entertainment, or a way to earn money?
In the game I started playing about 10 years ago. I first saw the broadcast of poker on TV and it seemed to me fascinating. Poker requires you to be observant, prudent and, most importantly, it requires you to understand other people. This is an incredibly valuable skill that you can obviously apply to many different aspects of life.
I think poker is a challenge, it's not just a funny game. Rules are not so complicated, but
to be good at poker it requires experience and time, knowing some special tips and strategies. It's an intellectual game, that's why I like playing it. It's wrong to think, that you can win every time you play, but when you win it's of course a big pleasure and satisfaction as you've done it!
I started back in 2005 when I got my first computer, do not remember the site but it was horrible. Then a friend at work told me about full tilt, I really liked it but I spent way more money than I could afford. I started playin in our small town bar with friends on saturday afternoonsn then with friends at work. I eventually made it to a casino and got my feet wet. I deployed to Afghanistan and there always card games here and there, with a little down time and nowhere to spend money that is where I learned to play my best poker. years have past and here I am, joined a few groups and a ACR regular.
I started playing high school poker with a few colleagues, there was lost pocket money by rotation, weekly Beautiful memories. It was the only poker played live, since then I only play online because in my city the casinos do not play poker but only roulette and electronic games. After so many years of playing I can say that it is a relaxing time when I play