Over the years I’ve done a lot of work with staking groups. I’ve seen the good and the bad. We only tend to hear about the bad side of staking when the deal itself becomes a topic of controversy, what we hear much less about is the way being staked can actually hurt your game.
It is true that staking can take the pressure off, but that is not necessarily a good thing. Last week I wrote a column for PokerStrategy.com which highlighted how staking can help and hurt your game, and what the best deals look like for both parties, from a mindset perspective. Click here to see the full column.