First, let's start with why anyone would want to become a professional poker player. If this is obvious to you then skip to the next section!
Choose your own hours - if you don't feel like working today, you don't have to!
You are your own boss - there is no one ordering you around.
You get all the freedom that you want - it is possible to wake up whenever you feel like it.
You can make more money than people your age, with relatively less effort.
There aren't many jobs in the world that are as fun as poker.
You can make huge sums of money in a very short period of time - everyone loves a quick buck!