Definition of whine

When we talk about a gambler who "whine", we mean a gambler who complains. He complains about not being lucky, about always getting his aces cracked, about not having aces often enough, about always getting pulled out of tournaments before the final table, about never having a successful bluff, about always having KK when someone has AA, etc. The reasons for complaining about poker are endless. We'll say that a player is a whine or a whining. The word "whine" in English could be translated as whining in French.

Don't be the whine

Maybe whine will do you some good in the short term, but nobody likes a complaining poker player. Besides, think of the badbeats as something that happens to all players. The fact of whiner won't do anything. You'll just be in a bad frame of mind. Instead, stay positive and focus on future hands to play rather than hands that have gone bad. The same is true for the badbeats. No one likes to listen to badbeats stories; keep them to yourself and have a positive, professional attitude.


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