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Is gambling disease common among poker PROs who don't play other games?

Most winning, disciplined grinders do not get involved in gambling in other games like roulette because they are disciplined. They are winning players because they understand the math behind poker and ...
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Prospect theory and loss aversion refuted by poker players

Kahnemans theory is slightly more nuanced. You are actually supporting his evidence with your example as he found that people are more risk averse when they are winning and conversely they are more ...
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Decrease in utility playing in same stakes (I stop caring about the amount of winning after some time)

I like Grinch91's answer about clarifying what your goals are and looking at the money as buy-ins--I just wanted to add a couple perspectives. One skill that would really help you is to be able to ...
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how to succesfully represent a good hand

Not that way. The cut off is not a good position to bluff in. That was a 2 bet pre-flop - one raise. On the flop you have to put AQ in his range. He called a raise pre-flop. Check raise the ...
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Decrease in utility playing in same stakes (I stop caring about the amount of winning after some time)

Stop thinking of it as "I won 1$, that's not much" and start thinking of it as I won a buy-in or two buy-ins. Start asking yourself what you want to use poker for? If you're playing cash games and ...
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Is gambling disease common among poker PROs who don't play other games?

I'm completing the book Hooked; how to build habit-forming products. Its claimed that roughly 1% of people who engage in a habit-forming activity, such as gambling, develop an addiction. Alexander ...
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Fight, Flight, and Freezing At The Table?

What you are describing is not uncommon. Many players feel the similarly, especially when playing for real money. There are some things that can be done to reduce both the frequency and the impact of ...
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Is gambling disease common among poker PROs who don't play other games?

I am predicating my answer on a definition of “gambling disease” as meaning your referring to professional players that could not pass the 20 questions from the gamblers anonymous test or could be ...
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Quantified-self devices to measure tilt

I would strongly recommend doing some mindfulness exercises. Recognising your own tilt is really useful and allows you to deal with it. Being aware of your current state of mind will give you a clear ...
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