Tag Archives: Poker

Book review: Annie Duke ~ Thinking in Bets (2019)

Gambling fascinates me and I like stories associated with gamblers. Kerry Packer is an endless source of pleasure for me. He was famously irritated by a braggart in a Las Vegas casino who wanted everyone to know he had a … Continue reading

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What gambling really is

…world-class poker players taught me to understand what a bet really is: a decision about an uncertain future. Duke, Annie. Thinking in Bets (p. 3). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition. Chris

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Jewish Poker Club

Six retired Jewish friends were playing poker in the condo clubhouse when Meyer lost $500 on a single hand. He clutched his chest and dropped dead. Showing respect for their fallen comrade, the other five continued. But they played standing … Continue reading

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