poker

1.18.19

A Buddhist Card Shark Who Won $600K at a Poker Tourney Is Giving It All Away

"Being a practitioner of Buddhism, we sit around and meditate a lot—and that's free."

1.15.19

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.

6.18.18

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.

5.3.18

Writer Halts Book on Poker After Winning $86,000 Playing Poker

Don't mind me, just frantically Googling "how to win big at Texas hold 'em and never work again."

12.27.17

The True Story Behind 'Molly’s Game' Is Wild

We spoke to the real-life Molly Bloom to talk about moving on from the underground world of high-stakes poker.

8.15.17

Watch the Trailer for Aaron Sorkin's Directorial Debut 'Molly's Game'

The drama stars Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom, the real-life "Poker Princess" who organized high-stakes games for the rich and famous.

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4.16.17

Why This AI Poker Player Is Crushing It

The theory behind the 'cold poker master.'

3.17.17

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?

1.11.17

How to Win $200,000 Playing Poker Against an AI

Motherboard spoke with poker pro Jason Les about how he's preparing for a high-stakes Texas Hold'em rematch against an artificial intelligence program developed at Carnegie Mellon.

10.9.16

This Guy Says He'll Teach You How to Beat the House at Craps for Just $1,600

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

7.29.16

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.

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