Originally Posted by yorock
3 common answers: Stupidity, immaturity, and EGO.
For a lot of people, poker isn't primarily about either fun or
profit. It's about saying, "Hahaha! I'm smarter than you are!"
Of course, if they really were smart, they'd know enough not to say this.... But you don't need to pass an IQ test to get into a casino (thank goodness).