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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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