Is online poker a hobby?

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do you think online poker is a hobby or a form of earning for you?


This depends on you - if you just play for fun i consider it as a hobby, if you invest a lot of time into learning and practicing, reading blogs, books etc and try to get an edge over 95% of the player the hobby can turn into a hobby with a nice side income which is not a bad thing imo :)
All the best :)
 
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It's a hobby for me. I don't have the time to fully commit to it yet.
 
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Different for everyone, some it’s just about money, some it’s about fun, for me it’s about both as part of the fun comes from riskin a little money. Certainly a nice hobby. Tho u should have more than just poker to balance things out.
 
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For me, online poker is a hobby. But not only. For me, online poker is also an excellent income. If you play gently and be able to play, then you can earn normal money :)
 
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For me it is a pleasure at the end of a day of work, a relaxation.
 
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For me, the poker is a hobby a pleasure I relax when playing poker, poker game and when they are at work.:)
 
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For me its hobby Once I thought it could be 'a job' but reality quickly called my ambitions ;D
 
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Poker is really complex and you need a lot of time to study and always improve your game (even pros or some awesome poker coaches/ players like for example Jonathan Little, still spend 1-2 hours daily to study different things about the game...) ; if you can't or don't want to put a lot of time into studying and playing the game then just keep it as a hobby and hopefully you will have a great time at the tables but if you want to make poker your main income be prepared for quite an interesting journey... In my case, I like to study and improve my game but at the same time I don't want to spend too much time or money on it and I like to keep it that way and always have fun by treating poker just as a hobby that might or might not add a few bucks to my income :)

Stay safe everyone!
 
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So far, of course, a hobby, but sometimes a hobby can turn into a means of earning.
 
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do you think online poker is a hobby or a form of earning for you?

I'd say for most it's a hobby. For some it is a lifestyle. As long as you don't lose all your money and pay off your bills first and if married, the wife or husband is okay with it.
 
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How many people, so many opinions. Everyone has their own perception of life and life values. As for me, at the moment it’s still a hobby, I play online, but if luck is favorable, then I’ll go to live tournaments over time, but I’ll have to reorganize the game’s tactics a lot)
 
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The definition of a hobby is an activity in which you never get back what you put it in, specifically money and time. Let's say you own a custom car shop that you constantly have to support with cash injections. That's a hobby. You're not making a living out of it. If you're a writer, which I am, the question is: Can you play the light bill with what you earn as a writer? That being said, how many of you are paying bills with your poker earnings?
 
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let's say both, some people considering online sort of income and others just a hobby to have fun
 
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It is a hobby if you play for fun as a recreational and it is a job if you are pro and really invest time and money with discipline.
 
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for me it's fun and pocket money. It is unlikely that it can become my hobby.
 
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For me, it's a hobby, keeps me at home where i need to be looking after my wife lol.
 
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I guess it's a hobby for almost everybody. Even if you are a winning player, it is often a profitable hobby. Very few players can live on it. This is the definition of a professional player. If you're not a pro, it's automatically a hobby, right?
 
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Poker for me is a hobby, passion, extra money. Studying poker also helps in real life by making EV + decisions on everyday matters.
 
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It began completely like a hobby , gamble with money was fun at the beginning , but then , after some losses fun game couldn't go on , also got tired of losing recklessly (learned about BRNM , learned about freerolls , promotions , ways to win sth more in every site , what games I have and edge , the need to start studying {LOL}) .

Now I try to win sth more , but still it's a little like a hobby unrtil I finish some serious studying , but not fun reckless loose game like in the past :)
 
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Its both for me, a fun pastime, with a cashout every once in a while :)
 
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