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Investors Are All In With A Weak Hand

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Susquehanna’s Billionaire Founder Jeff Yass Honed His Mind on Probability Theory And Poker

I learned more about option trading strategy by playing poker than I did in all my college economics courses combined. - Jeff Yass, The New Market Wizards: Conversations With America's Top Traders (1992), p. 396 - ...
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Former Bear Stearns Banker Makes Final Table At World Series of Poker Main Event

July 17, 2009  ·  Category: Poker
I danced between the raindrops on a minefield. - Former Bear Stearns Banker Steven Begleiter on how he made the WSOP Main Event Final Table
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Economist Feature Story On The Poker Boom

December 23, 2007  ·  Category: Poker
The Economist has a lengthy and fascinating piece, "A big deal", on the poker boom in their most recent edition (hat tip Abnormal Returns).
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Laotian Immigrant, Based in Temecula, CA, Jerry Yang Wins The 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event

July 18, 2007  ·  Category: Poker
This morning around 4:00am, after 16 hours of final table play, Jerry Yang, a 39 year old, father of 6, Laotian immigrant based in Temecula, CA, who has only been playing poker for 2 years, ...
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