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Steve R

Now is not the time to turn to poker: The Future

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Ever since Chris Moneymaker won the 2003 World Series of Poker pretty much every Tom, Dick, and Harry (and even some Jane’s), have looked at poker as their chance to make some serious money, but since about 2006 the poker world has changed quite a bit, and the chance that any new player can be a successful poker pro has dropped to almost zero –not that they were all that high before.

I left the poker world as a player in 2006, and there are countless people in poker that are now either broke, or contemplating giving up on the game unless things drastically change; even with US legislation another poker boom may not last more than a few months to a year before we are right back to where we are now.

So where does poker go from here, and what should players’ expectations be from poker? In this part of the 2-part series I will talk about Expectations, in the next installment I'll look at current expectations from aspiring players.

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