Drinking & Playing Poker

DrunkBlonde

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How does everybody feel about drinking while you play poker. We can't drink at the Indian Casino where I usually play. I'm just wondering how everybody feels about this important topic.

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NoWuckingFurries

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If I'm only playing recreational poker (i.e. freerolls at home) I sometimes drink, but not when I play live, and not if I am paying to enter any tournaments...
 
IamBP

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I drink when I'm playing at home or a bar freeroll. I may have a couple drinks if I'm playing at the casino. It all depends on if I'm winning or not. If I'm winning then I have a couple extra bucks for the drink, but if I'm losing I usually don't buy a drink.
 
NoWuckingFurries

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Sorry just to clarify I do drink, but I don't drink alcoholic beverages... :p
 
burton_boy

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I tend to drink most of the time when I am playing. Just a couple beers though, no need to get tanked and hand over all my chips. It seems to just keep me loose enough to handle the length of some of the larger tourney's without getting too bored and donkin' out.
 
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i like to taste a beer while i play, but i drink it slow to the point where i dont even get a buzz, i might drink a beer an hour, if that.
 
KingCurtis

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dont do it.....reslly dont if your serious about making money....not so good lol...all the books and advice i have received and plus im sure some have witness losing while drunk because of a stupid mistake but you can get lucky ;) ...DON"T DO IT
 
KingCurtis

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i like to taste a beer while i play, but i drink it slow to the point where i dont even get a buzz, i might drink a beer an hour, if that.


In this case your all right!
 
Nexar

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well of course we all drink if we didn't we will run out dehydrated !?!?!.
but not alcoholic beverages of course.
 
rob5775

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Online, at home, or at a casino I'll drink. Don't care really. I win just as much, if not more, if I have been drinking then when I'm sober. When I get hammered is when I start bleeding chips.

People just can't handle their liquor, thus they shouldn't drink and drive or drink and play poker (well, no one should drink and drive so strike that).
 
MikeGamble

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I`ll never Drink when i Play Poker.
But with all the Bad Beats on pokerstars every Day,i need maybe 3-5 German Beers when i Play on PokerStars.
Nastrovje
 
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I never (well rarely) drink when I play online cause its too easy to go on tilt and play like a maniac. I like to drink beer when I play live cause I like the image it represents plus it helps me make a move here and there.
 
SavagePenguin

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When I play online I don't drink, and I force myself abstain from playing if I've had a drink recently.

However, I'm usually too tight when I play live, and I've found that I play better poker after I've had a couple beers. So I'll let myself imbibe at live games.
 
nevadanick

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No alcohol at the table. I'm the Designated Player ... :D
 
OzExorcist

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I might have a few (or a few more, if we're just messing around) but I definitely won't get wasted playing a game where I care about the outcome.
 
tenbob

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Ill have 18 or 19 whiskeys and still likely win. Except more :)
 
pkrplr4116

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Exactly and it keeps me from being too nervous
I tend to drink most of the time when I am playing. Just a couple beers though, no need to get tanked and hand over all my chips. It seems to just keep me loose enough to handle the length of some of the larger tourney's without getting too bored and donkin' out.
 
buckster436

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you should never drink and gamble,, when i stopped drinking i started winning,, it does make a difference,, and Now,good night,the buckster wore himself out today, and out of the UB game as well,,lol,,buck:D
 
AlexeiVronsky

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I do better when I'm drinking at the table live for some reason not online however, usually rum & cokes, they keep you alert and loosen you up a little.
I don't get wasted or I'll lose, but I get a pretty buzz going and that seems to help.
 
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I wouldnt recommend it , your judgement will not be at its best so if you are wanting to win in the long run its a no brainer.
 
NoWuckingFurries

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I wouldnt recommend it , your judgement will not be at its best so if you are wanting to win in the long run its a no brainer.
Please, don't stop them... ;)
I need any edge I can find! :D
 
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Depends on the player. Im sure to some it helps their game. I like to toke a lil while playing at home, or with friends. Relaxes me, gets me in the zone.
I've never played live at a casino. Drinking while playing would screw me up. I'd be broke in no time.
 
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I will drink occasionally. But if I am in a serious money game, I won't drink. One thing is for sure is that if I am going to be drinking a lot, I have to make sure that a bathroom is nearby. I drank a lot in Vegas recently and after a couple hours, I had to pee every 20 minutes and I missed a lot of hands!
 
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