Mark Strahan, author of the book 'How To Win At Texas Hold'Em Poker - All You Need To Know' had a window in his career to try going poker pro for a couple of months in Florida.
you can read his experiences on his blogMy current contract ends on Feb 26th. On Feb 28th I'm flying back to Orlando, booking into a hotel close to the Hard Rock Casino, attempt to stay there for the 90 days my visa will last, and grind out a life as a poker player for those 90 days. I'll have a starting bankroll of $5000 and subject to the following rules will try my damdest...
Rules: (can be amended at any time)
1. Day will start with a $1-$2 table.
I quit if:
a) I get to $600 PROFIT.
b) I lose 5 buy-ins
c) I get fed up (winning or losing)
its interesting to look at it and apply it to online poker play with site, game, table, limit selection and the time of the hours you play. for poker cash games players these are the difference between long term success or failure