Do you consider poker your job?

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I just watch it as entertainment in my free time

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for me poker is for entertainment. not a job
 
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I see poker as a hobby that can generate income. It's not a job or a duty for me, but it's a great pastime that's good for my brain, my nerves, and my wallet.
 
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Yes, this is where my main income comes from
 
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For me, poker is a hobby and a small income
 
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Yes, it's work, sweat, joy, sorrow, love, that's real life etc
 
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If you consider working on yourself, overcoming anxiety, becoming more patient, developing logic, deductive thinking and mathematical abilities, then yes, this is work. If we are talking about the main method of making money, then no.
 
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For me, poker is a hobby that allows me to spend my free time in the evenings after work in a fun and interesting way. I don't consider poker as a job, because my attitude to the game would be much different in that case.
 
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I like it, just for fun. I am not professional.
 
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Nowadays it's my hobby... Maybe one day.
 
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Poker can be considered a job when it becomes a primary source of income and requires a significant time commitment akin to a full-time occupation. This typically occurs when a player consistently earns enough money from poker to cover living expenses and chooses to dedicate a substantial portion of their time to playing, studying, and improving their game. The transition to poker as a job often involves treating it with the same level of professionalism and discipline as any other career, including managing finances, setting goals, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
 
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If you want to be profit table, you must play a lot
 
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No, because I can't keep track of what I win in poker! It's a leisure activity for me.
 
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I don't think poker is going to be my job, it's very hard. I play as entertainment in my free time with the opportunity to win money.
 
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nope absolutely not... Would be the worst job I ever had, based on the profit per hour :D
 
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No,i consider myself an pro athlete even not making money yet,i play poker like a hobby now,i have tried to be a pro poker player but i didnt make constant profit so i felt like i was waisting my time,so i decided to take poker like profitable fun,if one day i decide to try harder and go pro i let you know XD
Go for the gold
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If it were solely up to me, obviously I would love for it to be my job. But there are several issues. First, I want to clarify that I'm nowhere near being able to consider that yet; I'm just starting to make some progress in freeroll tournaments. But even if I were at a higher level, there would be several concerns that would worry me.
Firstly, unless you have a sponsor, it would be very risky to make a living from this. If I were to consider dedicating myself fully to poker, I would do it as a secondary pursuit. I'd have a job to sustain myself, and whatever surplus I have, I'd invest it in poker.
Secondly, I believe it would be very psychologically challenging to depend on your results, especially when you're not well-off. I would be concerned about never being able to relax.
 
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I never saw poker as something to make money. My focus has always been fun.
 
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No, of course, poker is a good hobby)
 
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I have been playing for over 20 years, but for me poker is still a very pleasant way to improve my home budget.
 
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It is truly a hobby. At this point of my life a hobby I don't have enough time for.
 
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No! Lately I haven't even had time to practice...
 
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Of course not.......my dream too play for my job but probably never that happen.....so i play for fun
 
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No. I play for fun, though hoping some day to make money by playing poker and improving my skill level so that I become an advanced poker player :) I need to study more first!
 
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