The winning possibility in poker is the same as losing. Luck has its role in this game, but the theory, mathematics, money or body language is not less important in this game. However, many people don’t know about this and are sure that the main factor, which determines the outcome of the game is fortune. In one or another way all this causes a huge tension and extreme emotions.
To find out the reason of such heats in poker isn’t so difficult. First of all, it is money. Some people, especially those who are inclined to ardour, may lose all their money, because they aren’t able to stop, sometimes stakes are really big and thrill after you think what huge money you can win invokes various emotions. There are stable people and the unstable ones, that aren’t able to hold their emotions, it is too problematic for them. Sometimes it is really troubleshooting.
Emotions in poker appears in different ways. That can be unnecessary comments, which makes noise at the table, which isn’t really helpful. That can also be body language, which shows emotions, but if you’re not able to understand it you even won’t notice that.
Very often your emotions may downgrade your ability to play. That is why it is essential to be able to control them, doing this you’ll achieve really good results in poker. It is a feature of a bad player to get upset, because of losing and to be too happy because of win. You must understand that winning in poker is the same as losing. If you lose now you’ll certainly win in some other games. Most difficult thing is to control your emotions when you’re expecting something more from the game and it is very important for you. That is why it is always better to take into consideration that you can lose and think positively about your possibility to lose, another time you’ll win.
If you feel that you aren’t able to control your emotions it’s better to stop playing or go for a walk, it will calm you down and you will get back the ability to think clearly. It is significant to understand that poker is just a game and there are many other things in the world. Be optimistic and of course fell the moment when you need a break, that is how you may avoid doing big mistakes.
In conclusion, it is important to mention that you won't avoid tension in poker, you won’t always be able to control your emotions in this game, but the better you learn to do this, the better results will be.