Poker - hobby or profession?

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dompoker

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Poker is a hobby for me, I hope to one day become a professional.
 
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skaterick

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i wish it could be a profession .... but i'm just not good enough to win consistently .
 
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alabos

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My dream is to.be proffessionnal but the reality is hobby......i play for fun and cash but not much money so
 
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poker for me started as a hobby, but now I am taking it more seriously and I believe that if I continue in this way I will be able to get better results.
 
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just for hobby , its not imposible but dificult make it to pro
 
Igor Popadyk

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It’s still a hobby for me, but I hope that someday winning will change my financial situation
 
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MF.Brn

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It's currently a hobby, but maybe in the future when I'm playing better it will become a profession.
 
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Not a profession, not even a hobby. Just a pleasant pastime from time to time, for me
 
Falai_san

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Currently I play for fun, I find it my favorite hobby
 
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martDdart

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It is my hobby ,if I start to win more money than I make in my job I might reconsider.
 
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Lately poker is just a hobby for me since I don't have enough time to be able to demonstrate my high level at the tables. But I always try to play when I can.
 
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Playing poker professionally requires a blend of skills, discipline, and lifestyle adjustments. Skill-wise, you need a deep understanding of game mechanics, odds, betting strategies, and the ability to read opponents. Disciplined bankroll management is essential to weather the game's natural variance. Emotionally, you must stay calm under pressure, handle losses without tilting, and avoid overconfidence in wins. Treating poker like a job means setting regular hours, studying hand histories, and staying updated with poker theories. Physical and mental health are crucial for sustaining long sessions; maintaining a healthy lifestyle contributes to better performance. Networking with other players for learning and adapting to new strategies is also essential. Finally, understanding legal and financial aspects, such as local laws regarding poker and efficient tax management, is crucial for a professional player.
 
ATL2000

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100% hobby.

I'm not a big enough masochist to pursue it any further than that. :)
 
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satriyo

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I have always played it as a hobby
 
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