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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

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.

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.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 4: The November Nine

The November Nine is poker’s most important final table, but it may be alienating potential fans.
And here’s why.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 3b: The TV Producer

Why have the ratings dipped? And how can televised poker become the global event it once was? Well, a few ways.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 3a: Television Coverage

Why have the ratings dipped? And how can televised poker become the global event it once was? Well, there are a few ways.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal – The Tournament Virtuous Cycle

If done correctly, the largest televised tournaments can become bigger, better and more lucrative every single year. I call this the ‘Tournament Virtuous Cycle.’

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 2: Table Talk

Table talk is slowly evolving out of today’s game. But a little table chatter may actually yield positive long term results. Here’s why.

Thoughts on Poker: How to Grow Poker’s Popularity and Global Appeal Part 1: Satellites

Many satellites are no longer required-entry satellites. And that option, that tiny little detail, has changed everything. Here’s why.

On Birds, Bushes, and the Value of a Dollar

If all you had in the world was $1 million, would you risk it all on a coin flip to win $10 million?