Players Who’ve Turned their Football Skills into Poker Prowess!
Practice, patience, strategy, and timed aggression make for a top-notch poker player and skilled footballer. 888poker investigates the link between the two.
Practice, strategy, plenty of patience, and well-timed aggression are the qualities that make for a top-notch poker player and skilled footballer.
Whether striking the ball for a goal or mixing in a well-timed raise, these two games have things in common. And on the poker felt or on the pitch it, all comes down to winning!
Poker has undoubtedly seen some crossover. Football players (soccer fans in some countries, including the U.S., Canada, and Australia) sometimes cross over for some betting and bluffing.
Well-regarded pros, lesser-known players and even one squad member allegedly chose a poker tournament over showing up for a match!