A total of 2,131 active gamblers in the UK were asked questions about their lifestyle, physical fitness and gambling game preferences in a recent study carried out by a British poker news site.
The results showed that poker players in general are more health conscious than other gamblers, but it also revealed that they drink more alcohol. Mirror.co.uk reported that four things in particular stood[...] Read more » Poker Players Drink More Alcohol Than Other Gamblers
Joined: Mar '14
Age: 46 (M)
The very next hand after my AA got cracked by Player9's J5o. I was on horrible losing streak, so pissed and a bit drunk. Even after this miraculous win I kept chasing loss and eventually got bust. I should have stopped playing there!!! So stupid!!!
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Age: 49 (M)
Posted by schmoyster:
Posted by magatt966: ...mmmhh... I wouldn't bet a single cent on the bolded part....
magatt, I can see that you are taking my drinking habits too close to heart. I am prepared to join this social network( http://www.yesterdayme.com/?set_language=en) so you could monitor my drinking. But you'll have to join too...
coffe max is set at 11 cups red wine max is set at 1800mL
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UKpoker players also tend to drink more than the weekly suggested amount. 23% of the 315 poker players who were surveyed admitted that they drink more than the recommended weekly consumption of alcohol. The only groups of gamblers to drink more than poker players were slots fans, 24% of which consume higher levels on a weekly basis.