In striving to move the game of poker into the mainstream, it is important to remember that one of the game’s most basic elements is its ability to connect people through social interaction. Robbie Strazynski perfectly illustrates this point in the article he wrote this week about his friend Gal Sont.
Beyond the inspirational story that Strazynski tells lies a view of the potential power that the game of poker has within it to reach people on more than just a competitive level. It is this power to connect people on an emotional level that if harnessed will lead to poker’s greatest success. Read this article and reflect on ways to tap into the power that runs through the fabric of the game, and you will find the path to the mainstream.