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Most boring one in your Eyes?

DrLeftover

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At least with golf there is the scenery to look at once in awhile.

what about what ESPN is calling a "sport"....


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The Last Outlaw

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I'm gonna say this and leave it here.

Whether individually or a team effort, if you are not playing something for money and/or a "championship" title, it's not really a sport. In the instance of Poker, there's a lot of money to be won, and that WSOP bracelet, that's the equivalent of a Championship Belt in Boxing or Mixed Martial Arts.
 

DrLeftover

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I'm gonna say this and leave it here.

Whether individually or a team effort, if you are not playing something for money and/or a "championship" title, it's not really a sport. In the instance of Poker, there's a lot of money to be won, and that WSOP bracelet, that's the equivalent of a Championship Belt in Boxing or Mixed Martial Arts.

But is Poker a test of SKILL or luck?


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The Last Outlaw

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But is Poker a test of SKILL or luck?


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A little of both. Texas Hold'em Poker is both your normal poker game and a game of human chess. You're playing your cards plus you're playing your opponent. What could you put your opponent on if you have say... an Ace/King suited hearts (aka Big Slick). Your opponent could have something less (Pocket Kings) or even a "pair of bullets" (Pocket Aces). Then on top of that, you're gonna five other cards that you both can play to make your best hand.
 
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