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Old 01-02-2018, 12:11 AM   #1
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Here it is........a place to post your current year poker thoughts and happenings. Don't be bashful about telling us about your activities in the world of poker.
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Old 01-02-2018, 04:00 PM   #2
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Venessa Selbst is more or less retiring from professional poker.

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It sounds like a combination of things contributed to the decision, but among them is that the game is getting a lot tougher.
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Venessa Selbst is more or less retiring from professional poker.

https://twitter.com/VanessaSelbst

https://www.facebook.com/VSelbst/posts/1539524546084021

It sounds like a combination of things contributed to the decision, but among them is that the game is getting a lot tougher.

"Beatable" gambling games always get progressively tougher as the "fish" eventually drop out of sight...and then there really isn't any money left on the table for those who are primarily out to "have fun", without really applying themselves with a high level of resolve and discipline. And this applies to the "superstars" like Selbst...as well as to us "grinders" out there.

Of course...the fact that Selbst has other attractive career options had a lot to do with her decision to abandon "serious poker". We should all be that fortunate...
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Not any more. The horses, poker, and basketball/baseball-betting now occupy my time. I am also currently working on a craps system that has shown considerable promise over the last year or so...but that's still a work in progress.
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