WSOP: The head game
Poker players are just different. Some of them can drop tens of thousands of dollars into a tournament and complain if they don't get their $10 food comp. They can stay awake for days on end and still manage to calculate implied odds with the same effort as blinking. In short, their heads just work differently than other folks. It's that kind of skull noodle that lets them get in their opponents heads.
We asked a few members of Team PokerStars Pro to talk a bit about what kind of brain it takes to survive in this world. Here's what they had to say.
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