We choose to dedicate this Thursday to the biggest names that the poker world has and this choice is not made by chance. We know how hard is to keep your motivation up when the sun is shining, the ocean’s breeze is softly caressing your ears. Our team of professionals is always looking for new ways of encouraging bitB Spins’ player to better understand how poker really works. Even if we call it “a game” it is more than this and sometimes it takes time and a lot of wisdom to understand its real meaning and power.
Today we want to share with you a few inspirational statements that poker pros did over time. We are sure that their words will help you overcome your limits and at the same time, they will ravish a little bit your soul.
Fame, glory, hardwork…all of these are just real facts translated into some big and powerful words.
“…from day one I didn’t want to be a “sponsored pro” traveling across the world, I wanted to make a difference and have a say in important matters.”
“(…) and the night that I got the email offering me the role I got a phone call from Rob Yong, I think it started off with “what structures would you do in this tournament” and ended with “done” we will have it done by the morning. I met the guys in London the week after and it was really exciting.”
“Most players don’t play close to enough volume for them to be winners or losers, they are playing and chasing big scores, which is cool, that’s part of the appeal of playing. Everybody buys in, and the luckiest guy will generally do the best.”
“It’s modern poker but I don’t think it’s good for the poker. It’s not good for the game, for the people. This is an enjoyable game. Everybody starts to play because it’s a fun game. And you’re trying to make money but it has become a little bit too serious in a certain way, I think.”
“To me, the high-stakes cash games, actually the mixed games have been really good in the last three or four years and it looks like there are more people playing those. And the big bet mix has had a nice positive impact on that. I see that poker has been growing in a way, I mean, there’s more big tournaments around the world all the time and big cash games are running all the time. Only online poker is not the same anymore as it used to be.”
“I was very curious, that’s why I think my reality TV seems normal. I watch a lot of reality TV because I am so interested in people and observing people. From a very young age I can remember watching a woman with a guy and she’s rolling her eyes and he’s pleading with her and I would think, she doesn’t want to be with him, he’s in love with her, she likes this other guy and I would make up these stories in my head about these people. That helps me sort of profile people and that is a key to being able to read people.”
“Playing people and position post-flop are definitely my strengths. When I get into a hand, I’m aggressive but I’m also paying attention to my opponent’s betting patterns.”
“If you call a hundred dollars but have a chance to win $10,000, those are excellent odds if you are at a table with people who have two aces or two kings. If you catch a flop you will get all their chips. I just play them because there is value.”
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