Category Archives: Poker

Poker Is Potentially Profitable People!

First of all, I should warn readers of this blog (if there ever are any) that, as the title of this entry illustrates, I am overly fond of consonance.  But let’s move past the style to the substance.
I got an … Continue reading

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Poker and Game Theory

In order to play your hand in poker, you have to follow a strategy (even if the strategy is unconscious).  For any strategy you use, there is a correct counter-strategy.  Winning players figure out what strategy their opponents are using … Continue reading

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World Series of Poker

Okay, this post is going to be addressed to a narrow audience:  poker fanatics who understand the politics of the World Series of Poker.
I attended the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas last year.  I won $1600 by coming … Continue reading

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Poker

I was interviewed today (for an article about unusual hobbies of Vassar professors) about playing in last summer’s World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.  I don’t think everything I said will make the article, but part of what I … Continue reading

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