Are you a college student and also love to play poker? You should know that poker trains you in many skills that help you in your college studies. With the rising popularity of home games and increasing poker fans, college students are learning how to play poker. Poker is considered pragmatic as it trains the students in micro-management. Here are some drills that you can learn from playing poker while studying a course in college:-
Managing Time Efficiently
You may have come across students who quit college to play poker. The students think they can earn money by playing poker. Without requisite means and skills in hand, one cannot just give up studies to play poker. While studying in college you should keep a time slot for playing poker so that it does not affect your grades. You should dedicate limited hours to poker, keeping education first. It will help you to get trained in maintaining the right balance between gameplay and academics. The time you dedicate to poker helps to increase your academic variance.
Managing the Bankroll Productively
While studying in college, poker players hardly spend time on managing their expenses, and this sometimes leave them with empty pockets. In other words, college students have bad spending habits because of which they don’t have money to watch a movie on the weekend. Playing poker helps the students to manage their bankroll and expenses. Proper management of bankroll will help you in future when you would be grinding money against poker pros in casinos, and taking up financial responsibilities of life.
Manage the Tilt Effectively
College life is full of unlimited ‘joy and sorrow’ moments of examinations, projects, friendship, love, rivalry, etc. students are not mature in their college days to deal with emotional shifts. So playing poker while studying can help you deal with daily life tilt. When you face a bad beat or bust a bankroll in poker, you try to keep your mind and emotions in control so that it doesn’t affect your personal life. Similarly, you should not ignore but face those unexpected incidents that happen in your college days. It not only makes you stronger but also a stable poker player.
If you train yourself in time, bankroll and tilt management, you can not only become a successful poker player but also will be a stable human being. So, start working towards managing your time, money and emotions.