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9 Reasons Screenwriting Is Exactly Like Poker

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

Screenwriting. The pastime of Hollywood (and beyond). A career of high or low stakes, depending upon what level of the totem pole you, the screenwriter, is on.

Beating the "Unbeatable" Cepheus Poker Machine

Oliver Leung | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology
Oliver Leung

I beat Cepheus at several matches (700 hands) of Poker. For those unaware, Cepheus is the "unbeatable" poker machine developed by a team of Computer Science PhDs at the University of Alberta.

Poker-Face Meets Volcano: Invisible Force Fields and the Clash of Emotions in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A significant yet under-researched area in intercultural business communication is the impact of our emotions on our business partners.

The Mathematics of Bluffing

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Druce Vertes, CFA

A quick post about poker! That seemingly simple, deceptively complex game with a number of interesting parallels to investing.

Will Learning to Play Poker Help You in Your Career?

Quora | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business

Poker is a negative sum game. More is lost at the table than is won. This provides damaging lessons for anyone looking to develop in the business world. The best businesses today offer win-win scenarios, and the market punishes highly competitive thinking.

6 Casino Hotels Worth the Gamble

trivago | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel

With cash prizes in the millions, and a host of celebrities joining international tournaments, it's no surprise that poker is fast becoming the most popular game of chance online and of course on the casino floor.

Astoria Characters: The Woman Wiping Tears From Her Eyes

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.16.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Ann Kos cannot meet you at the front door. She lives on the middle floor of her three-family house, and she can't go up and down the stairs any more without a chaperone.

Player Accidentally Enters Wrong Event At World Series Of Poker, Wins Anyway

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.15.2015 | Weird News

They say fortune favors the bold, but for Christian Pham, maybe it was just in the cards. Pham, 40, accidentally signed up for the wrong event in t...

"A Glass Act"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.12.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I do windows. Unfortunately, I do them every couple of years, which gives the windows plenty of time to get dirty, and even then it is clear that I don't do them very well because I have always considered the job a pane in the glass.

Getting The Most Out Of My 'F*ck You Fifties'

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 05.04.2015 | Fifty
Hélène Tragos Stelian

I'm tired of regrets. Are there roads I wish I'd taken and choices I wish I hadn't made? Absolutely. But I've stopped wringing my hands over those. I can't undo the past, so I'm trying to live in the present.

Know When to Fold 'Em

Michael Brenner | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Barack Obama reportedly takes pride in his skill as a card player. Poker is the prime game of politics and politicians. The president's record suggests that he is something less than its master. There is only one group of players whom he beats regularly -- the "liberals" whose gambling instincts have been honed in endless games of rainy-day Scrabble.

Gambling Nuke Commander Linked To Fake Poker Chips

AP | By ROBERT BURNS | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with pain...

The New World Series Of Poker Champ Is...

AP | KIMBERLY PIERCEALL | Posted 01.11.2015 | Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Swedish man who got his start playing online poker after late restaurant nights while he trained to be a chef is $10 million ri...

Poker Face

Marcia Liss | Posted 12.28.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


WATCH: Poker Player Not The Least Bit Excited About Winning Millions

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weird News

You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run celebrate winning millions of dollars. Pro pok...

New Cold War on the UN Stage and Closing Curtain on 'We the People'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The UN is as much stage as platform for diplomatic exchange, and the Kremlin is no longer so keen on keeping the curtain up.

Body Language and Poker Tells

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
Vanessa Van Edwards

I get asked all the time in my body language and human lie detection trainings if nonverbal science works in poker. And the answer: Body language is essential for poker players!

10 Man Cave Ideas Your Father Always Dreamed Of

HomeAdvisor | Posted 08.13.2014 | HuffPost Home

The main idea is that it belongs solely to dad, so he can relax and recharge for a few hours.

Spotting Poker Bluffs

Paul Ekman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Science
Paul Ekman

Two winners of the International Poker Tournament, in different years, sought my advice on calling bluffs, knowing that I am an expert in spotting liars. I told them I had not played poker since junior high and had never watched poker being played. They thought that didn't matter. It turned out they were wrong.

New Yorker Sentenced To Prison In Massive High-Stakes Poker Case

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Another defendant in a massive high-stakes poker games case has been sentenced to prison. Edwin Ting, of New York City, was charged...

Former High-Stakes Poker Game Hostess Pleads Guilty

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 12.13.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A former high-stakes poker game hostess pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges she helped run underground games for Wall Street finan...

Eliminate Your Negative Emotions, Keep Your Positive Emotions

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

As I've explained in many posts in the past, it is possible to get rid of almost all your emotional stress and suffering by getting rid of your negati...

Defending World Series Of Poker Champ Bows Out

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Greg Merson will not repeat as champion of the World Series of Poker main event. The 25-year-old Merson was knocked out of the tournamen...

Poker Champ Sues Casino For Big Bucks

Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.07.2013 | Sports

Poker champion Phil Ivey is going all-in to get back his disputed winnings at Crockfords casino in London. Ivey is suing the casino for $12.1 milli...

How Poker Can Tell Us If a Person Will Blow His Money

Don McNay | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Don McNay

Poker players frequently give off signals that tip off the kind of cards they have. It is the same thing in these conferences. I would actually pay the attorneys and clients to bring me to meditations as I can spot problems and make corrections before they get money in their hands.