THOUGH I KNEW nothing about poker when I quit my suit-and-tie desk job, I quickly picked it up on my travels around the world. Since then I’ve played hundreds of hands of Texas Hold ‘Em and met plenty of poker players, many of them fellow globetrotters.
I guess there’s something about taking a calculated risk that links both travelers and poker players because there seems to be a lot of crossover.
Although illegal in the United States, it’s quite possible to earn an income playing poker online almost everywhere else in the world as long as you have an Internet connection, knowledge of the game, and willingness to take a calculated risk.
Is it worth it? Here’s a look at some of the pros and cons: