What is poker?

What is Poker?


pokerFor several decades, there has been much debate around the question what poker is. Is it a normal gambling or intellectual sports as chess and checkers?  There is no answer to this question today.

We only know one thing: many people were able to make poker the main source of income and their profession.

Poker is a gambling in which the gain or loss is  determined only by player’s skill. Poker is clearly associated with casinos, and its multitude of games. No gambling is presented as the poker game.

The most popular are the Texas Hold’em, Omaha poker, Russian Poker, Oasis Poker, and Six-poker and many others that can be found in abundance in the online poker world. You can  find a partner for a game on any rates and types of poker at any time. In all poker rooms there are special tables where you can learn to play poker without money. All this makes poker one of the most undemanding and enjoyable activities.

You can be a professional, without winning the prestigious tournaments of the World Series of Poker WSOP. There is a huge number of people who make good money playing online poker for small rates. Some of them are so successful, they left their main job and earn their living exclusively by poker.

Absolutely all professionals are convinced that poker is a serious business that requires unique intellectual and psychological skills, and it has nothing to do with gambling. This is not accidently. All those who believe otherwise, are doomed to lose in the beginning of their poker career.