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    At first it was for/because the intellectual stimulation of the game

    Are the two sentences below both correct and convey the same meaning?

    1- At the age of 21 I started to play poker. At first it was because the intellectual stimulation of the game...

    2- At the age of 21, I started to play poker. At first it was for the intellectual stimulation of the game...

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    Re: At first it was for/because the intellectual stimulation of the game

    If you put 'of' after' because' in the first, the two sentences have similar meanings.

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    Re: At first it was for/because the intellectual stimulation of the game

    I started to play poker to win some money. I gave it up when I kept losing all the time.

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