Martin Derbyshire and Journalistic Nihilism in the Information Era

When Martin Derbyshire was fired from PokerNews, critics said he’d gone too far in criticizing professional poker. But is that right takeaway?

added by Alex Weldon

Life Lessons from Poker Pt. 2 – Statistical Thinking

In poker, it’s usually best to focus on the most probable outcomes, rather than on best- and worst-case scenarios. What can this teach us about decision-making in life away from the felt?

added by Alex Weldon

Life Lessons from Poker Pt. 1 – Games as Decision-Making Practice

Don’t think of poker as ‘just’ a game; games are abstractions of the real world, and poker has a lot to teach us about real life decision-making.

added by Alex Weldon

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal: Final Thoughts

A few final thoughts to conclude the ‘Thoughts on Poker’ series.

added by Keith Woernle

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 9: Online Poker

Online poker changed poker forever. And nothing is more important for the growth of this game than its return.

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Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 8: Coaching

Coaching and training sites can turn the fishes into the sharks. But at what cost?

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Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 7B: Tracking Sites and Online Tools

Are script-seating, HUDS, and tracking software -EV in the long run? Part B examines some of their lasting effects.

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Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 7A: Tracking Sites and Online Tools

Script-seating, HUDS, and tracking software are amazingly helpful in the short-term. But are they -EV in the long run?

added by Keith Woernle

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 6: Shades, Headphones & Hoodies

Sunglasses, headphones and hoodies do more harm than good for the game. And here’s why.

added by Keith Woernle

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 5: The Main Event Champion

How can we ignite another booker boom? It all starts with the WSOP Main Event champion.

added by Keith Woernle


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