Rags to Riches--A Success Story of An Online Poker Player
(ContentDesk) August 25, 2005 -- Online poker continues to see strong growth. Six poker TV shows compete for viewers, including the Travel Channel's "WPT," which features 15 major tournaments a year, ESPN's "World Series of Poker," the centerpiece of the sports network's 10-plus hours of weekly poker, and Bravo's tattooed and pierced "Celebrity Poker Showdown." Due next year, director Curtis Hanson's "Lucky You," billed as the first Hollywood film to focus on aspects of the poker phenomenon, sees more than two-dozen poker icons, including Jack Binion, Johnny Chan, Barry Greenstein and Chau Giang appearing alongside Robert Duvall, Drew Barrymore and Eric Bana in the story of a pro player in the world of high-stakes poker in Las Vegas.Many players are learning to play poker online with a small initial investment. Small stakes poker can be a great place to hone your game and build a bankroll for larger stakes. Most online poker rooms have stakes as low as .05-.10$. There is a wealth of poker strategy and advice on the internet.
A part-time hobby can turn into a rewarding and lucrative full-time profession. This brand of poker - Texas hold 'em - is exciting to watch and exciting to play. If you're a dedicated player who's willing to spend the time to learn and practice, you can add to your personal income. You don't have to be a high roller.A recent success story was told on a popular poker blog <a href="http://small-stakes.blogspot.com" target="_blank">http://small-stakes.blogspot.com</a> . David Bronstein started playing the $5+1 Sit-N-Go tournaments on Party Poker.
He read several poker books and even acquired a poker coach. Six months later Dave is now beating the $100+9 Sit-N-Go tournaments for a healthy $100/hr. These type of success stories are not uncommon in the world of internet poker. You can read about other online poker success stories at Small Stake Poker Blog <a href="http://small-stakes.blogspot.com" target="_blank">http://small-stakes.blogspot.com</a> . Small Stakes Poker Blog is a weekly blog of the successes and failures of an aspiring online poker player..