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Luck seems to be a factor in many games and that most definitely includes playing poker. That being said luck (variance) seems to go in waves or streaks, where good luck or bad luck can falsely credit or discredit your mindset on your skill level.
in addition to luck, you also need to have patience. but it seems to me personally that luck also knows who to come to ... and so in this game, of course, the alignment of cards decides everything ... that's why poker is called, but not chess where the opponents have equal chances ... and here is the lottery principle
Indeed, you need a little luck. If you do not have this then you will not play profitably in any case. Of course you also need skill, but as soon as you get into a downswing with fine play, you're going to lose either way.
On an endless distance all have the same probabilities.
>It means you win if you play better (lose if make more mistakes)
> It means Luck is important if you make mistakes
>It means Luck does not a matter if you play better
So, as less mistakes we make, than the less important the luck. (Sorry for my English, if something)
Something like that.