Poker is a game of skill where luck plays a factor. It is complicated in its execution and a lot of variable play into the winner’s favour.
Use the following practical tips to avoid poker problems:
offline poker you run less risk of a poker addiction than with online poker.
If you find that you often suffer
from loss of control in online poker: playing more often and longer than you
intend and / or losing more money than you intend and you do not want to stop
playing poker, it can help to switch to offline poker with friends.
in advance how often and how long you want to play poker.
For many people, time is difficult to
control. If that applies to you, only start at times when it doesn’t matter if
you continue longer.
in advance how much money you want to lose.
Stick to your own limit. It can work
well to come up with a one-month limit for yourself. That is the maximum amount
that you can lose. If the limit is reached after two weeks, stop playing poker
for two weeks and start again the following month. As long as the limit is not
reached, you can try to recover lost money.
poker because you like it.
If you play poker to suppress
negative feelings such as loneliness, gloom, boredom or fear, the chance of
addiction is much higher.
Playing poker can be a lot of fun,
but try to avoid becoming isolated and just playing poker. Also keep making
time for social contacts and make sure you keep other interests besides playing
Poker is a game of extreme discipline. You really need
to have incredible focus when it comes to getting things right.