Now that I’ve felt the grind of covering my first poker tournament, I feel I have a greater appreciation for the daily struggles of the common professional poker player.
It must be hard waking up every day at noon, throwing on a hoodie and taking the elevator downstairs to sit in a chair and play a game all day. It must be brutal figuring out where you are going to eat on dinner breaks during a tournament, or deciding which exotic destination you will travel to next.
And it must be especially difficult for poker players to craft a good tweet. Because, let’s face it, if you follow hundreds of poker players on Twitter (like I do), you’ve seen some real stinkers.
That said, here are the five tweets I’ve selected from the pile of crap I waded through over the past week.