When poker is not going your way

When poker is not going your way

When poker is not going your way

When poker is not going your way

Should I stop playing completely?

Poker is a game of both luck and skill and sometimes it is not going your way. You want to learn and win, but instead you lose more than you can afford. You know that your game is lacking, but do not know what to do. If this is causing you emotional stress, you need to act and change immediately. Find out how Poker Trainer can help you deal with a downswing when you are playing poker and it is not going your way!

Depending on your personal situation it might be necessary for you to stop playing poker completely. You might appreciate the support from networks such as Gambling Helpline Network. Talk about your problems and do not feel ashamed. You are not alone. Many players become addicted to playing poker. 

Should I take a break from playing poker?

Playing poker should bring you joy! If it does, you can continue playing poker (assuming you are not losing money you cannot afford). If it does not bring you joy you should take a break and do other things. Put your mental and physical health first. It is important that you take care of yourself. Make sure that you exercise and eat healthy. It takes a lot to stay on top. If you ever feel like playing poker again, you should start playing on the lowest level and make sure that you are winning at that level before you move up to the next level. Also make sure you are following proper bankroll management. 

Should I get a poker coach?

A poker coach can help you on many levels depending on where you are at. Poker Trainer is about to start collaborating with some poker coaches in order to help poker players who desires the extra support. If you are interested in getting a poker coach, please fill in your details in the form

How can I improve my game as an online poker player?

  • Create your own pre-session routine and take breaks as often as you need. 
  • Focus. Do not use other devices or watch TV while playing poker. 
  • Do not play too many tables and select the tables carefully. 
  • Do not jump up in stakes too fast to recover your losses. 
  • Disciplined bankroll management is important, since you might end up in a bad place if you are not careful. 
  • Use tracking software, review hands and take notes on your opponents to improve and learn from the mistakes you make.
  • Use software, such as Poker Trainer, and practice poker to build a solid foundation.
  • Be wary of shady apps and clubs, since not all can be trusted.

How can I improve my game as a live poker player?

  • Create your own pre-session routine and take breaks as often as you need. 
  • Focus. Do not use your phone while playing poker. 
  • Select table carefully. 
  • Do not jump up in stakes too fast to recover your losses. 
  • Disciplined bankroll management is important, since you might end up in a bad place if you are not careful. 
  • Use tracking software manually, review hands and take notes on your opponents to improve and learn from the mistakes you make.
  • Use software, such as Poker Trainer, and practice poker to build a solid foundation.
  • Be wary of shady homegames and casinos, since not all can be trusted.

It is important to take all signs of stress and gambling addiction seriously. Do not hesitate to ask for help if you have an issue. Make sure you are making the right adjustments for a healthier relationship with poker. Good luck in life (and poker if you choose to continue playing)!

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