1. Do not gamble in situations where you don’t need it. If you’re in the early stages of the tournament with deep stacks do not place yourself in a position where you require luck to be successful. Particularly in a tournament with a high stack, skilled players will be able to spot instances where the outcome depends on their skills (at playing bluffs, inducing bluffs or readings, etc.) rather than luck. This is why the best pros repeat repeatedly that they will not break in the early stages of any hand, except pocket Aces. They’re especially cautious of hands such as AK that look beautiful, but they usually must be at the top of the coin flip to be able to cash in a huge pot. Professionals don’t like coin flips that occur during tournaments that are early. They don’t want to have the luck to live, especially even if a simple decision to not participate is the best way to achieve the same result.
2. Make a plan for the chance you’ll get. There’s a variety of scenarios where “unlucky” cards will come from the deck being unlucky because they do not aid your chances. If you’ve got an idea of how to handle those unfortunate outcomes, you’ll often make them work for you. We refer to these cards as phantom-outs. They are cards that could aid your hand if you were actually in possession of the hand. For phantom outs to be used you just need to examine a flop that’s two-straightened or two-suited and say to you that if you see a coordinated card appear on the turn, you’ll bet it as if you owned the card. If you’re playing against the right player (the kind that would place you on a draw and then be determined to make you pay) you could turn a bad card turn into an excellent chance to take the pot.
3. Let luck be the deciding factor in the scene. Have everyone fold. This way, it doesn’t matter which cards will be dealt with next. This is why the best players have a strong play style: the force of their bets and not luck decides the outcome. It’s been my experience that when I’m playing well, I’m not particularly fortunate as I’m playing so well that I don’t need to be lucky in any way. Keep in mind that if all lose it’s not necessary to be lucky to succeed.
4. You can deal with it. The bad luck comes to you. It can happen to me, you as well as every other poker player around the world, the same way it occurs to slot players, craps players as well as everyone who gambles. We, poker players, are aware that the decisions we make are important the most crucial option is “What are you going to do next?” If you allow bad luck to become bad luck, you’ve increased and amplified its negative effects. If you can fend off negative outcomes and remain sturdy and stable, you’ll have the chance to limit the chance of having bad luck and get through to success.
In every tournament, and any other poker game there are players with exceptional talent who are extremely lucky and break their bank, while others who aren’t so talented get fortunate and think for a time that they’re more talented than they are. As with water, they’ll all discover their respective levels. The best players will get back to their level while weaker players are unable to keep up. In the end, everybody is indeed equally fortunate. It’s how you handle the luck you experience that will determine your success in the final.