Poker-game of chance or sport?

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You think that poker is a game of chance or sport in brazil is considered a game of chance and I think it is a sport because you have to have strategy to be able to win. What's your opinion?.
 
PieterTerAar

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I think it's a sport because with only luck you won't win (most of the time)
 
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You think that poker is a game of chance or sport in Brazil is considered a game of chance and I think it is a sport because you have to have strategy to be able to win. What's your opinion?.
I think it's a sport because with only luck you won't win (most of the time)

It is not a sport in any way, just look at this fine example of a so called sportsman,complete with little sausage fingers.



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theresets

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It pains me to say this but it is a game of chance. Any lucky person can go on a heater and win a tournament with even the best players. There is no sport that can have this happen
 
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BART777

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the poker is a board card game - from a pronounced hazardous component. I remember poker in Russia called sport - and even Ivan Demidov was an athlete of month (according to the main sports channel) - then the poker was forbidden in general (except special territorial zones) - now it is not sport.
 
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On April 29, 2010, the International Association of Sports of Mind (IMSA) officially recognized poker as a mental sport. With this, the entity confirms it as a game of skill, as well as chess, bridge, checkers, go, and other mental sports that are part of the entity. The announcement was made during its annual congress in Dubai (UAE). "I am very happy to receive the International Poker Federation (IFP) as a member of IMSA. The participation of poker alongside chess, bridge and other mental sports at IMSA's annual events will show the world that poker is a sport of mind, strategy and skill, "said IMSA president José Damiani.

Only 5% of poker players are profitable, which shows how much you need to study this sport of mind.

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DrakeM

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Why does it have to be either sport or game of chance? I think its both.

Poker definitely is sport of mind and you can turn the odds to your favor with strategy, but nevertheless its still game of chance aswell.
 
jfofla

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On April 29, 2010, the International Association of Sports of Mind (IMSA) officially recognized poker as a mental sport. With this, the entity confirms it as a game of skill, as well as chess, bridge, checkers, go, and other mental sports that are part of the entity. The announcement was made during its annual congress in Dubai (UAE). "I am very happy to receive the International Poker Federation (IFP) as a member of IMSA. The participation of poker alongside chess, bridge and other mental sports at IMSA's annual events will show the world that poker is a sport of mind, strategy and skill, "said IMSA president José Damiani.

Only 5% of poker players are profitable, which shows how much you need to study this sport of mind.

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I found this appraisal perfect. congratulations.
 
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Reelmookey

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its a bit of both, i definantly consider it a skill sport with a bit of chance involved but some do get more lucky streaks than others but in my findings its the skilled that make it farther with cash than the strictly lucky
 
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Most people, and I believe that poker is a game of chance. Maybe it will become a sport in the future.
 
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nenkov407

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It is a sport. A mental sport such as chess. And if you believe that other sports don't have the element of chance go ahead and watch soccer. See what lucky goals have Ronaldo, Messi and so on. Every sport is a game of chance but you must have skill as well.
 
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jwlaw35

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I always consider it gambling.. But it is recognized as a sport cause there are mental considerations.. If you have ESP maybe lol
 
Odysseus101

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Poker is neither a "game of chance" nor is it a "sport". It's a game of skill, that incorporates chance.

Everyone who supports poker wants it to be a "sport" so that it will fall under their country's ministry of sports to get it away from a game of skill which only exists because of the gambling component. Do you think we'd still have horse racing if there were no gambling? Nobody would care.

If poker is a sport then chess is a sport. Neither has an element of physical fitness or conditioning. Sport is a combination of skill and fitness. Poker is a combination of skill and chance. Chess is pure skill, no chance or fitness (which is why computers can do it so well).

Why do we have this exact thread so regularly?
 
maniac86

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for me, poker is more a game of sports interessuet, and the money that I win, can be compared with awards, prizes in the sport!)
 
miric007

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For me poker is a sport in which the necessary skills, but in every sport need is a little luck
 
Ivab

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All card games of chance for money. And poker is no exception. You can certainly argue and present their arguments. There is much that links poker and sports. But anyway poker is a game of chance.
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Good luck in the game and life ;)
 
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Why ?

Look at the picture I posted earlier, does he look like a sportsman, we might as well say Monopoly is a sport.

:)

Poker is a game with it does not argue))), football, hockey, tennis, and all, without exception, the game is passion and emotion !!! so why poker is not a sport ??? and fat people may be due to many reasons such as diabetes !!!!
 
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Svyat66556

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It is primarily a game of chance, since it is played for money, and is not physically straining. On the other hand mental stress, as in chess is present here, that is why it is sometimes referred to sport.
 
OttoNokak

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For somedoby poker is not a game with luck or sport. It can be everyday hard work to earn money.
 
CriesuaID

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You can stay ITM just with ability, but you need some luck to win any tournament.
 
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