If you move to somewhere like the UK, poker is completely legal and you don't have to pay any taxes on your winnings.
You can be lazy and disorganized, yet still make a fortune! This is something you simply can't get away with in the real world.
You are able to fulfill your dreams. In life, you should do what you enjoy the most. Most people grow up wanting to be an actor, tennis player, singer etc. Professional poker is an alternate route to one of those glamorous careers.