Will you allow your children to play poker under the age of 18

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Personally, I allow them to play poker after 18 years old, but I don't think that this will greatly affect their psyche until they are 18 years old. what do you think ?
 
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I dont have kiods right now but i believe there's no harm on letting kids play cards. if you are speaking about addiction there's a lot of things ike videogames, sugar, junkfood etc. Keep in mind that i would let them play for fun not for money.
 
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My 6 and 12 year old love playing poker as does my 9 year old niece. Now they dont play for money but for fun with the family. Its a lot of fun. I also have used poker to teach my kids 1st to could and to do math. I still cant forget the look on my 5 year olds teacher face when she asked who taught my daughter to to could so hi at such a young age. How " by counting chips."
 
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I wouldn't allow it, being under 18, but I would be giving you some advice so that poker takes shape in the
 
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For me i will not let them play before 18 and i will not advice them to play in the future too.
 
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I believe that like everything in life, the earlier you start practicing it, the better you will be able to develop and develop in the future. If I wanted my son to be a professional poker player, I would have him start at an early age. But as it is not the case, if he wants to play before he is 18, he should do it, as if he never wants to play it, I wouldn't care
 
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Yes! Poker is definitely a game that should stop being seen as a 'bad influence', because it simply isn't. Now, what we shouldn't allow is for underage youth to play poker betting real money, that is if it should be supervised.
 
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If a child copes with his responsibilities, studies well and listens to the advice of his parents, then in my opinion, such a child can play poker even at the age of 10. But I don't mean poker for money.
 
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I learned to play poker and other card games myself as a kid, I also played chess. If you can learn how to distinguish a game for fun and at the same time explain what a reasonable game is, there is nothing wrong with that. Of course, I'm not talking about playing for money here, but you still have to separate it and explain it clearly.
 
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Playing cards is in our family from when I can remember.

And as the kids grow the cards games they play shift to playing poker.

So its a natural.
But strictly for fun.

After they have grown big enough to earn for themselves, they do what ever they like.
 
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Starting when I was about fourteen or fifteen, my parents would let me have alcohol on special occasions...holiday meals, family get togethers, etc. Only one drink and I wasn't allowed to leave the house for at least two hours. I believe this made me less likely to abuse alcohol when I turned 21. Whether or not this was the reason, I don't know.

I'd let my (future?) kids play poker under 18, but not for money, and not with other kids. They can learn the game with their family and maybe this will help them understand that it can get dangerous if they lose control. It's a card game...if they're interested, why not?
 
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For fun it's definitely OK and poker(also other card games) can be a great activity to do as a family. Also, like other members said we should stop thinking of poker as a bad influence and we should actually teach the young ones to be responsible for their actions(there are so many things nowadays that can slip out of control like games, junk food, different social media platforms... and IMO no matter how careful you are you can't really monitor everything your kids do).
 
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poker sites don't allow play for money to those under 18 & those who play, or encourage or allow their children to are play on these sites are behaving irresponsibly. As to teaching your children to play the game at an early age, your kids, your decision.
 
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I don't see anything wrong with that. Often my niece 9 years old watching me playing.
 
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Only if it was recreationally, like if he was playing chess, after 18 he would choose the way he wanted to play poker

"If math is important in poker, psychology is even more important" - Phil Gordon


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I don't have kids but I don't want my kids playing poker before they turn 18
 
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if the law does not allow persons under the age of 18 to play poker, this means that poker can affect the psyche of a child and you will grow up to be a ludoman who will have one dream in life-to win the "Sunday million" at poker stars
 
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I believe that children under 18 should not be taught to gamble. Personally, one gambler is enough in my family)
 
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If my child under 18 has good results in poker, why not let him play. I think that poker analysts will work better for children than an adult, children remember faster and receptivity will be better. The main thing is to have a good specialist nearby, not a beginner.
 
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Not for money, but I can allow you to play dummy or just freeroll.
 
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Yes, I would but now with real money. They could play and practice when they are young and once they are over 18, they could play with real money.
 
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probably yes ;) , I think it will stimulate them intelectual
 
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I don't see problems to teach them how to play poker before 18 years, but I would only allow them to play for money after 18 years old, even in family games. I myself only learned after 18 years old.
 
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