Saw this on the msn and though it was interesting.
This is a guest post from an Anonymous Professional Poker Player (sexy!).
There is an old saying, "Poker is the hardest way to make an easy living." After playing full-time poker for 4 years, I can't think of a better statement to describe it. There are obvious benefits to poker: You set your own schedule, you work when you want to work, and your performance is relatively proportional to your income. If you play on the internet, you can work from practically anywhere. Unfortunately, every one of these have a catch.
Read the rest at http://www.budgetsaresexy.com/2009/0...er-player.html
J: I know this was pretty long, but I hope you enjoyed it! As a guy, the thought of playing poker full-time is incredibly fascinating (and is one of my top 5 dream jobs!). Stay tuned for round 2 when we learn the "day in the life of" a professional poker player. That's when we'll *really* see what it's like!
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