I looked at my stack with regret.
(I'm just arguing this out btw, I personally have no problem taking money off people at poker, I wish I was better at it) That someone else will take their money is hard rock hotel and casino miami address not a defence as much as it is a factor to be considered.
Whether winning or losing, I always wonder whether God is in the game.
The next morning I sat down with my wife, Elizabeth and tried to figure it out.I had only an 18 chance.quot;: Originally Posted by dereds When you play are you playing for fun?After all, if I'm praying to win for my own benefit, I'm really praying for someone to lose.Apart from gambling, playing poker is no different than playing a board game.
It's a freaking game.
I lost more than half my stack.Yes, you are profiting from other peoples mistakes.However, because of its association with money and gambling, it is important to examine one's own motivations in playing, to carefully decide if poker is an acceptable use of one's time, and to consider the spiritual impact on others when deciding whether to play poker.My wife was watching from a distance.Grinder, join Date: Nov 2011, posts: 402, christians, is it a sin to be a professional poker player?Second, the Bible warns against "get rich quick" schemes.« Previous Thread Next Thread » Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On Smilies are On IMG code is On html code is Off.Of course anything that is addictive or destructive to family and life is bad.Carpal 'Tunnel Join Date: Sep 2002 Posts: 29,290 Re: Christians, is it a sin to be a professional poker player?The Bible does not say that card games or games of chance such as poker are evil.Does that make it a sin for me to sell wine?
First of all I want to clarify I'm NOT asking if "gambling" is sinful, or if playing poker for fun is sinful.