What’s the most frustrating thing about online poker?

Roobz75

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Very simply, 🏃 down the clock only to fold or bingo all on playing with absolute rubbish......
 
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it kills me when at the table people win hands with a trash hand, play on any card and they finish it (((
 
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I find VARIANCE to be the most frustrating 😤 part in online poker. Without it, I would've been a millionaire right now, and so would every decent poker player probably.
 
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in online poker, the most annoying thing for players is players who think for a long time, as if they think more, another player will do a different action if the player doesn't have cards, he'll throw away even if you think as much as you want
 
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My frustration is to see very strange things happening, without mathematical logic. Things that rarely happen live.
This undermines my interest in online poker.
 
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Online poker can be frustrating because you play a lot of hands so you see more results. Variance is a popular word thrown around. No matter what though, certain things get under my skin. What gets under yours?

For me it’s watching all these players at my table hitting flushes left right and centre but when I’ve got a suited hand, the flop comes missing my suit completely. Not even a back door chance! <angry monkey noises>
man, this happn to me everytime, it's frustrating, playing for hours and hours and losing by weak hands, by amateur players, the game variance hurts a lot of good players, who built their chips with sacrifice
 
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A popular choice...

Donks who call and catch even donkier hands. Almost makes you wanna learn how to play like them 👅
 
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Long tourneys with hours of late registration--i would like to see poker tourneys about 2 or 3 hours long. If you go see a movie or other entertainment it would be about 2 or 3 hours . anything longer than that takes up too much of your day and too big of toll on your health
 
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Players that time bank tank nearly every hand and the seemingly (feels like it) endless 2,3 & 4 outers on the river.
 
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I think the most frustrating thing for me is trying to build a bankroll, what frustrates me is I know I play well and I’ve won quite a lot of small stakes or satellites but I seem to run bad when it comes to games which would give me a good starting bankroll and the thing is I play the same, I don’t play any different or panic when it comes to the bigger games, so it seems I’m stuck in a loop..I think patience will pay off eventually or so I hope..all it takes is to run good in a couple of games and I would be set so I’m just waiting on my lucky break!
It’s like reading my thoughts exactly. The day variance takes a holiday.
 
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The most frustrating thing about playing online poker is something that is suffered a lot in my country and it has to do with the instability of the electrical service, in my country it happens many times and when this happens the internet disappears so if I am playing any tournament I usually get eliminated without being able to play
 
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The most frustrating is after a long time I get a beautiful hand and I raise big and everybody folds except 38 on, that gets the second pair on the river.
 
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It's very frustrating when you have AA and still lose the hand.
 
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There are hands that can throw you off balance for a moment. Just like players going all-in every now and then.
 
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The worst thing about online poker is when I lose on the last street, when you have a premium hand and a better chance, and your opponent has a trash hand but gets 2-3 outs.
Last time I lose against 65o while holding KK.
 
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With me it always will be the River of Death. Even when I'm absolutely miles ahead.
 
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I have always been surprised by the thought process in online poker. Sometimes it feels like everyone has programs and players make decisions instantly. I wouldn't say it's a frustration. But not everyone wants to think.
 
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The most frustrating thing for me is when I lose internet or power. It's really annoying, especially when I played a tournament where I almost reached the final table. Internet and electricity are turned off very rarely, but it still happens sometimes.
 
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however, from my observations, if my current hand matches the previous hand, and this is repeated in subsequent games, it means that it is best to skip the tournament or wait a dozen or so hands
 
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