Is poker a game of luck or skill?

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When I'm winning I tend to think of Poker (Texas hold'em) as a game of skill and when I am losing, either due to a string of bad beats or bad plays, I tend to think of it more as a game in which one needs a lotta luck? Ya..I know about the odds, outs, but still feel like a bit of luck at the right time can go a long way towards winning and also making money in poker, especially in MTT tournaments both online and offline. What do you think? Show me some proof!
asked 7 years ago by always_trip
edited 7 years ago by always_trip

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For some good reading and solid proof towards firmly establishing that Poker is indeed a game of skill, read this research paper written by Steven D. Levitt and Thomas J. Miles, titled "The Role of Skill Versus Luck in Poker: Evidence from the World Series of Poker

answered 7 years ago by 0riskk

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