High-tech poker rooms
Much has already been written about the influence of music on professional poker players. How can listening to music increase their chances of winning? Or what music is most played in game rooms? There are many articles on the internet explaining to us how players become real audiophiles by knowing how to choose the music that will make them play better. High-tech objects dedicated to music now have a place of honor on the largest pro poker tables.
While some people find it weird to see poker players listening to music, researchers have put forth explanations for this trend in casinos. Psychologists turn to the famous classical conditioning theory of Pavlov Ivan. To put it simply this refers to the calming effect of music which allows better judgment and produces better strategies especially in games focused on thinking like Poker. Indeed, a survey carried out on Youtube by Kara Scott the ambassador of PartyPoker.fr revealed the preference of Professional players for R&B, jazz and electro house music at the World Poker Tour (WPT).
While French casinos revise their copy concerning the use of smartphones and all that can be technological in the poker rooms, the players equip themselves in order to enjoy their music during the game.
Being one of the best sellers in the Music category let’s study together 2 of poker players’ favorite gadgets, the Sony Xperia Z1 and the Bose QuietComfort 15 headphones.
Sony Xperia Z1 – An unrivaled player
In an era where camera, phone and media center are one, the Sony Xperia Z1 is a fine example and presents itself as a very complete music player. Designed by the same creator who is at the origin of the Walkman, it has the distinction of producing a very clean and undistorted sound even when you reach the maximum volume of your speaker of 65 decibels. The bass is deep and the treble sharp. On the software side we find very appreciable technologies such as Clear Audio Plus which adjusts the equalizer settings according to the song , and the SensMe which automatically plays the songs according to the mood of the playerwhen he plays at a poker table. I still ask to see how this last feature really reacts!
Bose QuietComfort 15 – An insulating bubble
Helmets are common currency during competitions and one brand is more common than others, it is Bose His QuietComfort 15 helmet is particularly popular for several reasons, first of all its design and the presence of leather makes it comfortable. The imitation leather covering the foam strands of the ear cups is pierced, for better ventilation and for better comfort even when worn for a long time. These headphones inherit in addition to the famous Bose function which makes it possible to inhibit outside noise. There is a passive and active method.The passive does not consume additional energy and is simply located in the design of the helmet, its materials and its architecture isolates you for less perceiving the nuisances. As for the active method, it requires a battery to function and it consists in listening to outside noises and reversing them in order to cancel them completely. This technology is a bit more complex, but basically that’s it. This makes it a first choice helmet to isolate yourself and not be de-concentrated.
The final word
These 2 accessories are at the forefront in the mobile music field, combine the 2 and you will undoubtedly obtain a perfect sound and without any doubts greater winnings in Poker.