Is patience the greatest virtue in poker?

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Yeap I think that happens to us all. If I can get a good stack in the first 2 hours I end up taking a nap for about 90 minutes then I start again almost at the same stack that I had when I took my nap. this helps me get to the money an hopefully the FT. Good uck.
 
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I think so. especially at the final table of a tournament.
 
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You can also add luck to that
 
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Well yes I'd say patience is a great virtue to have in general not just poker, .. I generally play cash games or smaller tournaments cuz my patience is limited at times lol👍
 
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Yes surely. Patience is a virtue for few, and I am not one of those people. I get bored easily, and if only bad cards come, then boredom and lack of patience corrupt me. :sleep: Oh, and sleep will hit hard too.:ROFLMAO:
 
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Having it is practically a requirement, the biggest losses I had were due to lack of it.
 
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Well i think it deppents on the way you play!if you play passive with lot of folds then you get bored easily and lose your patience! However if you play a little more agressive then it is more inderesting and not boring!!
 
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In truth, patience is a great virtue that you must have in life itself.
Therefore, in poker you must have it too.
You play a tournament, no good cards come to you and having 7 BB you get AKo, you go all in and lose, bad luck we will play another tournament.
I believe that in poker the best tool is mental and emotional temperance, especially in the matter of making intelligent decisions.
This is like life itself. It is very easy to create a Company with money, the difficult thing is to create it without money.
Poker is the same, it is very easy to play with good cards, the true professional plays with the entire deck of cards.
Greetings;););)
 
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Yes, specially when you are dealt this way...
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Not often but sometimes i do lose patience and focus in long tournaments, Patience is the only virtue in poker, I think with a develop of healthy sleep schedule, exercise and get sun exposure daily, eat healthy. It’s very helpful to stay patient and disciplined.
 
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yes of course, and even more so at final tables... playing with your head wins tournaments!
 
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There is an easy cure- just play more tables.
 
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Yes, when you play for a very long time, you get bored with every hour so you have to understand this and be ready for it. Be patient for a long game of about 5 hours or more If you want good money, patience in poker you need to be strong the further you go, the more patience you need to win more money
 
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Yes, patience is very important.Many times I have fallen out by going all-in quickly with good cards.You have to wait for the right moment and not want to win quickly.
 
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Patience is the key but it also influences other aspects such as good spirits in the face of difficulty, taking a deep breath and moving forward because we have all lost our sanity in a big bab.
 
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Do you often lose your patience in long tournaments and end up getting bored?
Patience is one of the greatest virtues in any endeavor a person should choose to be involved with. Patience is knowing that you will succeed and not letting your nerves and emotion take control of your decision making process.
 
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Yes, in order to spend 8-10 hours playing in a poker tournament, you need to have a good reserve of patience, not everyone has it, but probably every tournament poker player understands what he is going for when starting a game in a tournament. In most cases, everyone sits down at the final table very tired, but at the same time I sometimes seem to get a second wind and it feels like I just sat down to play, I hope that someone else does the same.
 
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Yes, patience is very important in poker and it's the hardest thing to achieve because it's a mental game, it's hard to control all your senses.
 
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Patience is a must if you want to be a good player.
 
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Some people say it's aggressiveness, but patience is also very good
 
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I don't think that's the greatest virtue, but I do think it's a very important one. I don't usually lose my patience, but the moment you lose your patience, someone plays badly and ends up eliminating you. It's a matter of understanding what position you're in and what you're aspiring to to keep your cool in front of these players.
 
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