My worst stress situation in poker and yours?

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As a poker player, obviously I have had many stressful situations related to poker, but if I had to choose the strongest of all, it would definitely be the one that I played playing an Omaha hi / lo tournament of the SCCOP and the truth is that I had to play it with a horrible headache to start despite this throughout it and after hours of battling I managed to position myself quite comfortable in the first place in chips, to the point that when we were 30 players of more than 3 thousand registered Internet is down. I God why to me? what I do. I was at my girlfriend's house at the time and she was sleeping at 2 am. The first place earned 11 thousand dollars and a relog murago, after 10 minutes I decided to go to my house and when I got there the situation was the same, by the time the internet arrived 47 minutes later I felt that my head was exploding, I tried to recover positions with any A2 or A3 and I did not think, in the end I did not get to enter the final table and charge little more than 300 dollars (a good prize compared to the buy-in of $ 27), but I will always stay with the He doubts what the result would have been if he had not had the connection failure. But this was by far my worst poker stress experience.
 
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THis is something I have to work on. Poker seems to stress me out in weird ways and its all while Im playing. If im doing good and having to keep being the pressure player, i feel like my stomach in attached to the table (all anxious and shit) and the whole prepare for battle thing is hard, since Im not really a confrontational guy, so then it starts feeling like im having an artery blockage, when engaging in these wars. I GOTTA get this stuff straighten out or I will never be able to play this game like I would like
 
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My most stressful situation in poker was in a tournament, it was not a high buy-in, rather it was a micro of $ 4.40 I reached heads up with a lot of advantage and the opponent had no more plays to shove in each hand, I called with good hands, while he did it with bad or mediocre hands but he was lucky on the board so much that the game was even and I thought I'm going to lose this tournament, in the end he abused his luck and I was able to win it but it was very stressful all the Heads up
 
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I am a supporter of the theory that everything that happens in our life is not accidental. Perhaps, or rather, definitely, you won more than you lost. Or the time for this victory has not yet come, maybe you are not ready and you are still being held back.
Accept everything in advance (and everything happens according to a predetermined plan, which you know only partially) and there will be no place for stress.
 
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I'd say one of the most stressful situations to be in is early position with a mid-range pair. You're so far out of position that you're likely to lose your open in a long attempt to set mine. It feels so unnerving waiting for people to 3bet/shove you.
 
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THis is something I have to work on. Poker seems to stress me out in weird ways and its all while Im playing. If im doing good and having to keep being the pressure player, i feel like my stomach in attached to the table (all anxious and shit) and the whole prepare for battle thing is hard, since Im not really a confrontational guy, so then it starts feeling like im having an artery blockage, when engaging in these wars. I GOTTA get this stuff straighten out or I will never be able to play this game like I would like



Under this situation, I think it would be good for you to read mind control books, meditation and yoga also help.

Luck.
 
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stressful situaition in poker

I don't know how to handle it but it occurs much time when I was in a bubble suddenly I lose it all. this happened many times in tournaments and I found out when I look at the prize pool I get distracted and I lose control because of the money that I might reach. however bad beats were affective as well:confused:
 
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There is too many, that I just can't remember the worst one.
 
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My most stressful situation is when I have say a full house and the other player has a higher full house it’s such a bad trap to fall into
 
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I think the most stressful thing is being in the middle of a poker session and losing internet.
 
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I think the most stressful thing is being in the middle of a poker session and losing internet.

Your not kidding there. Even worse when you have a stack and never get back in.again.
 
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And the truth aside from being screwed up with letters, the worst thing is when you lose connection
 
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Had plenty, remember few. some was because of weather conditions, and electricity, internet connection has gone, now at least have a 2nd internet option.
Back in time, about 10-12 years, I rarely played high stakes tourneys, dont remember it was 100 or 200 $ tourney, we were in the ITM bubble, got AA vs JJ on the flop AJx, turn some x, and the magic river was J.... and i had top 10 stack in a 2k+ reg tourney.....

From the last year, when i have decided to play mid level tourneys again - was a huge mistake - and in some series played one 33 or 55 $ one with 4k+ regs, managed to reach the last 2 tables, with good stacks (i was the 3rd or 4th in chips, so could sit out the FT, especially 4 guys was under 5BB), got KK, bet on preflop, the tourney chipleader 3bet, i miniraise, he goes allin 60BB+ vs my 50BB, thought okay, if it is AA then i can live with it, if not, good chance for top3, huge money, so called, amazing 1010 in his hands. Flop Axx, turn 10, only 2 K outs left, didnt get it.... I was really upset, especially, i got beaten in preflop allins in that tourney earlier, with similar 80-20% for me already 3 times....

That was the end of the 10+$ BI story, never play them again, except if i win/get a ticket, or get through in satties.

This year, plenty similar on smaller ones, i dont care much anymore, if some "person" in FT bubble or 100-200$ ticket sats bubble able to call a 3bet (AA in my hand) from 20-25BB with Q2s, J2o and of course they straight away flop flush or full house, then be happy take it all..... (both happened in the last 2 days....)
 
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OMG!!!

My most stressful situation in poker was in a tournament was in a buy -in of 100$. 2100 Players inside. 40 Players are in the pot. When i am at place 39 of 45 my Internet disconnected. After the internet works, i ended at place 41 :(:mad:
 
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The most stressful situation in poker was when I qualified for my most expensive tournament of my life. There was a bubble, I was dealt AA, the big blind took me from 78 and I was knocked out on the bubble. I was depressed for several days.
 
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I thought that it would be the most stressful if I lose my connection to the game but then I came to the conclusion that with or without a connection it is always questionable whether you will make it to the end of the tournament. No matter what good hands you have, someone who just plays garbage trusts his luck and then throws you out of the tournament. Well, my most stressful moment was when I was fairly new to poker and I had AA on hand and someone who had 23 on hand put me all-in pre-flop and of course he won. But that used to be, now I know something like that, even if it's not nice when something like that happens that it just belongs to poker and there is nothing more that could stress me out at poker
 
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Hi.
Poker is a hobby for me that brings me only positive emotions. If poker brought me stress, I would stop playing. I believe that players who follow bankroll management and do not play with junk will never feel stressed. Your stress indicates that you are doing something wrong. I think you should review your bankroll management strategy or system.
Good luck.
 
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Once I also climbed far in three tournaments and the electricity in my house was turned off, and I forgot to charge my phone and then I realized that there was no way out, I had to go to bed)))I would not say that I was stressed, but I was not much upset)
 
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you should not be stress out when play poker , if you don't enjoy the game with loses and wins you should not play , you can't always win :)
 
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it just pisses me off when they close my alyn AA on garbage hands like 7J and win
 
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my worst experience was a tournament that i participated in and there was a racist guy typing in the chat saying ugly things. I find this unacceptable, I think that websites should have a tool to be able to block people and not see what they write.
 
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As a poker player, obviously I have had many stressful situations related to poker, but if I had to choose the strongest of all, it would definitely be the one that I played playing an Omaha hi / lo tournament of the SCCOP and the truth is that I had to play it with a horrible headache to start despite this throughout it and after hours of battling I managed to position myself quite comfortable in the first place in chips, to the point that when we were 30 players of more than 3 thousand registered Internet is down. I God why to me? what I do. I was at my girlfriend's house at the time and she was sleeping at 2 am. The first place earned 11 thousand dollars and a relog murago, after 10 minutes I decided to go to my house and when I got there the situation was the same, by the time the internet arrived 47 minutes later I felt that my head was exploding, I tried to recover positions with any A2 or A3 and I did not think, in the end I did not get to enter the final table and charge little more than 300 dollars (a good prize compared to the buy-in of $ 27), but I will always stay with the He doubts what the result would have been if he had not had the connection failure. But this was by far my worst poker stress experience.
I feel ya, man. It happens to me on a regular basis. I believe it's due to in part to where I live, which is in the middle of a cedar/pecan tree forest in a limestone basin in Texas. It forces me to play mainly micro/low-limit and freerolls. All hail the brick-n-mortar scene!
 
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