This is a discussion on When does poker become an addiction? within the online poker forums, in the General Poker section; According to my point of view, addiction occurs when you do not stop playing so you lose a lot of money, many hours playing and
According to my point of view, addiction occurs when you do not stop playing so you lose a lot of money, many hours playing and making bad decisions in life, such as being away from your family, your partner, your loved ones.
What you mentioned has to do with badbeat. As for your question: When does poker become an addiction? In this case, the addict is addicted to gambling. It is not only about poker, but all kinds of casino games or other gambling games, because the addicted to gambling is not addicted to the fun of these games, but is really addicted to gambling and games of chance in particular. The game of poker is a game of intelligence and strategies. I advise you to watch the movie Mississippi Grand
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When you start winning that when it get addicted poker all fun when you are winning but when you start losing it's a different story it can be real frustrating poker is a mental game it can be real stressful
When you feed your compulsive disorder for reward regardless of the negative affects that come as a result of feeding that disorder. It could be losing your bill money, or missing your daughters birthday party.