Vaalea in the dark

    • vaalea
      Joined: 30.09.2015 Posts: 4
      Oh, hello there

      It took me a while to get to my first post. Roughly 7 months, more or less... I think It's like playing a new game in multiplayer mode- you want to make sure that you have at least a clue as to what you're doing before you leave singplayer mode. At least that's how I usually end up doing things, I'm the "turtle" in RTS-games.

      I started playing poker with friends a few years ago and never put much time into it. I opened up a PS account and started playing a few micro stakes tournaments, about the same time as I started working security at a casino.. ^^
      Gamble responsibly folks. Do not gamble for more than you can afford. Always set up a budget and never borrow money for gambling. :f_thumbsup:

      The main issue has always been how to transfer from a recreational player and start taking poker more seriously. These times I almost wish I'd never played a hand before, so that I could start learning "from scratch" in an ABC-kinda way. At university, you often progress by taking course A, passing it and continuing on with course B...C etc. With poker, first off I'm not sure where I am skill-wise, nor where I should begin learning or even what I "need to know" to move on to the next stage.

      So, I figure the best plan is to start learn from others and participate a bit more on forums like these. I'll probably follow up with a blog or something similiar to better track my learning and results development.

  • 1 reply
    • metalmonkey80
      Joined: 15.08.2013 Posts: 2,164
      Hello Vaalea,

      Welcome to the Forums :f_thumbsup:

      Where are you from? In fact, why don't you get yourself added to our Member map. You never know, the nearest PokerStrategist may live right next door. :f_p:
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