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Ah, the poker steam. If a poker gambler claims never to have looked down the barrel of an approaching poker steam – they’re either telling a lie or they have not been playing very long. This does not indicate of course that every player has gone on tilt before, some people have great willpower and carry their losses as a hit and leave it at that. To be a powerful poker gambler, it is especially critical to treat your wins and your defeats in a similar manner – with little emotion. You compete in the match in the same manner you did following a tough loss as you would after winning a big hand. Most of the poker pros are not enticed by tilting after a horrible beat as they are incredibly experienced and you really should be to.

You must understand that you cannot win each hand you’re in, regardless if you are the front runner. Hands that normally cause players to go on tilt are hands you were the favorite or at least believed you were until you were hit and you burned a huge chunk of your stack. Bad losses are going to happen. Embrace that certainty right now, I will say it once again – if your siblings play cards, if your mother enjoys cards, if your grandma enjoys cards – They have all had poor losses at some point. It’s an unavoidable outcome of playing Hold’em, or really any type of poker.

After all we are assumingly (almost all of us) in the game for a single reason – to win money, it will make sense that we will bet accordingly to maximize winnings. Now let’s say you are up $100 off of a $100 deposit, and you take a large hit in a NL game and your bankroll is down to one hundred and twenty dollars. You have lost eighty dollars in a hand where you were sure to pick up $200two hundred dollars when you decided to go all-in on the flop and held a 10 – 1 advantage. And that fiend! He bled you dry on the river? – Well stop right here. This is a quintessential opportunity for a fresh player to start tilting. They really just blew too much $$$$ on one round that they really should have won and they’re aggravated