Author Archives: Kevin

Sportsmanship in the game of poker

Trash talk is the standard in online poker. Every player other than you is a donk or a fish. This attitude is reasonable from some perspectives — poker is a zero sum game, your winnings can only come from other … Continue reading

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Poker as zen practice

As epitomized by poker television, the most dramatic moment in poker is waiting breathlessly for the showdown between two all-in players. I can’t help but do it in my own play — stare anxiously at the cards appearing in front … Continue reading

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Outcome bias and results based poker

I am a bad poker player and an aspiring rationalist. I’m very good for a bad poker player though, and I have quite high aspirations as a rationalist. My game of choice is micro to mid limit large multi-table turbos … Continue reading

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