Friday, July 27, 2012

Play poker for a living

This came up on my radar this morning. It's a reddit AMA from a casino "insider".

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These gives credence to the fact that you can make a living playing poker...

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"...With this question, I am going to assume you go to it with OPTIMAL play. AKA, playing it flawlessly, where applicable. The games I can currently think of, in order from best to worst:

1) Poker. No specific advantage, but the house has absolutely no stake in who wins or loses other than cutting out a small percentage for the house in each hand. Hundreds of thousands make a living off of it. Its "gambling" is akin to playing the stock market...."

Here's the link to the AMA...