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A Buddhist Who Won $600K at a Poker Tournament Is Giving It All Away

"Being a practitioner of Buddhism, we sit around and meditate a lot—and that's free."
River Donaghey
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Watch This Cool Little Documentary About Steve Albini's Poker Triumph

'Albini Cashes In' takes a look at the legendary record producer's unlikely triumph at a World Series of Poker event last summer.
Alex Robert Ross
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Steve Albini Won a Major World Series of Poker Event Over the Weekend

The legendary producer and Shellac/Big Black frontman took home $106,000 after winning the $1,500 Seven Card Stud event on Saturday night.
Alex Robert Ross
the scary robotic future of poker

Could Professional Poker Players Be On The Verge Of Losing Their Livelihoods To Automation?

In a significant development for artificial intelligence, programmers have created a poker AI which is capable of beating the world's best players. So, what does this mean for the future of the game?
Callum Hamilton

Why Aren't There More Women Playing Professional Poker?

Another World Series Main Event final table goes by, and not a woman in sight.
Joe Bish

This Guy Says He'll Teach You How to Beat the House at Craps for Just $2,100

Everyone knows that the house has an unbeatable edge when it comes to craps. What "dice controllers" presuppose is... maybe it doesn't.
Dan Hernandez

What It's Like to Win Millions Playing Poker in Your Twenties

Charlie Carrel is 22 and has already won more money than you'll probably ever make in your life.
Jack Stanton

Cultural Relatives: Shit Stadiums and Old Gamblers

A mathematical approach makes sense in poker, just as it makes sense when ensuring fans will always be able to find a toilet at Wembley – but it doesn't create atmosphere.
Toby Sprigings

I Tried to Become an Online Poker Ace in an Hour

I want to become a millionaire in the space of an hour. Shouldn't be too hard, right?
Joe Bish

VICE Sports Q&A: Ronaldo (THE Ronaldo)

One of the greatest soccer players of his era opens up on playing poker, the Brazilian national team, and even his weight.
Harmon Leon

From Railbirds to Card Sharks: The Women Conquering Professional Poker

We talked to some professional female poker players about their success, and asked why men are still dominating the tables.
Bo Franklin

This Is What It's Like to Be a VIP Party Host in Las Vegas

The World Series of Poker concluded in the City of Sin last night, so we got in touch with some VIP Party Hosts to talk about entertaining the wealthy guests who come to town to gamble and go on benders.
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