how much do you spend in poker?

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  1. Hi everyone, i created this topic to discuss how much do you guys spend in poker per month.My limit is about 100$, however some times i have lost more than that.
  2. amophinomus

    amophinomus Member

    at the begining i also spend almost 100 $ for poker but in last few months i don't spend anything because I managed to win some money and take back money what i lose at begining, and hope to keep it so
  3. ruznidjuro

    ruznidjuro New Member

    I have started from zero and I didn't spend anything on poker, except a lot of my free time, playing freerolls. but it was worth my time because now I have a bankroll of aproximately 20-50$ on four servers. I had some luck too. :ny2:
  4. nada333

    nada333 Banned

    I try to live on a dollar a day and all the chips i can eat :nuts:. here is one big tip for you all. If you see me in a tournament get in because that will be at least 1 person that you beat. :(
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  5. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    In the beginning with me, i spent about
    $300 in the 1st 2 months or so, as i got used to playing online
    which is a total big difference than playing live poker. Nowadays,
    i have since cashed out and made up for those 1st couple months,
    and now have a couple small bankrolls i've managed to keep here and there.

    Also, i have won some very nice freerolls from forums just
    like Bonus Paradise, but i also, once i won their freerolls, i also showed
    some support by playing in their buyin games too as a thank you
    for the freerolls they allowed me do play in.

    I figured it was the least i could do, and i still to this day,
    support one or 2 forum's buyin games when i get the chance.​
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  6. Arachnaphid

    Arachnaphid Active Member

    When you say spend do you mean lose?
  7. Not necessarily, i mean how much do you spend even if you lose or win.The investment!
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  8. peteyweestro

    peteyweestro Active Member

    i deposit every Friday about $20 but always to a different room that way i have bank at lots of rooms so i can play in the tournies both free and buy in to show my support also plus to be able to play in my leagues
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  9. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    Thats awesome petey, supporting the forums
    games after all the work in putting games together for players,
    its nice to see some support shown for more than just the freerolls.

    Thanks pete for always supporting what Bonus Paradise is doing,
    We all appreciate that, and makes us feel good about what we do.
  10. screemas

    screemas Member

    hm, not so much, about 50 usd ... ;)) newbie :D
  11. bigchris2002

    bigchris2002 New Member

    i too am getting used to playing online...only been playing about 2 months, and ive already blown through about 200$...but it's been up and down, i'll get up, then i'll lose a bunch in a row..but i built up such a deep bank playing live games around my town, so this is a good investment b/c i can get a game any time i want!!
  12. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    Online poker can be profitable as well,
    you just have to get used to playing online and i've learned to
    be alot more patient when playing online.

    You really have to adaptto a players play,
    and figure out what type of player they seem to be
    online quickly, unlike live where you can see the sweat drop off the trimbling
    eyebrow of the guy trying to bluff you. You definitely won't get any
    true giveaway tells online, so you have to rely on others pokerplay and chat
    words very much.

    Also you have to realize you see 4x as many hands online as you would in
    a normal live game, so the badbeats seem to happen more frequently. Sometimes
    maybe they do, but once you learn to adjust to online poker play,
    the bankroll should start to grow if you are diciplined.​
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  13. bigchris2002

    bigchris2002 New Member

    yeah, you're exactly right...i don't play by tells anyway...i always play my hand in live games...but even when you do that up here, people are much more likely to take a chance...i don't even like to play at fulltilt anymore cause of all the stinkin donkeys there! it never fails, every hand, or to start EVERY tourney, there are players going all in hoping to suck out with their dirty doyle brunson...and they end up getting a set of twos when i called with pocket K's...doyles room tends to be better, but not by much, lol...
  14. Kabuki19

    Kabuki19 Member

    how can i explain this, virtually i dot spend money, because i play freerolls and the money i win on those freerolls i use in cash games, so i never put my money on a online poker account:socool:
  15. Dmoney644

    Dmoney644 Well-Known Member

    Yeah Chris, with online poker, this is gonna be
    found at nearly every site, there are donkey's everywhere. That is why i like
    setting up private games for members of our forum. By setting up our own private
    games, we can enjoy some nice games with fellow forum members, without alot
    of the crazy stuff. Also, from time to time, besides freerolls, i can get added money tournaments to small buyin games i set up, like a buyin of $2-$5, i can get like
    $50 or so added to the game. Making the pot just a bit sweeter for all that
    show our games some support and play with us.

    Keep an eye open for these games, because without support from our
    forum members for buyin games too, our sponsors will no longer
    keep giving us freerolls if they are not getting any support in return.​
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  16. winchddd

    winchddd New Member

    The best thing for me to do when I began playing poker was to build up from freerolls so I didnt lose any money, and would get a chance to play some real money tournaments before depositing. Now i usually spend about $150 a month, usually playing small buyins and building slowly, which has worked for me. Usually it is a bad idea to start depositing until you've had some relative experience in online play.
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  17. Masida

    Masida Active Member

    I never made a deposit of my own reallife money to play poker. Started playing freerolls about 2 years ago and made a lot of money playing those. If I play play live poker or want to play on another pokerroom I just transfer my money to moneybookers/neteller. I paid a few holidays and a new kitchen (that's coming next month) from my pokerwinnings :)
  18. JunKcity

    JunKcity New Member

    i spend around $50 a month on real tables but seem to have more luck on the freerolls.
    freerolls are entertaining with the crazy raises with free dough.
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  19. thebest22

    thebest22 New Member

    i spent like 50 bucks a month to ..i like the freerolls but have trouble playing them caues of all the donkeys that play
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  20. thebest22

    thebest22 New Member

    right on i do the same thing i hate adding money caues i know when i do its gone to some losser account ..grrr i hate that so i play the freerolls to boost my bank roll
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