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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.

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.

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...

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.

Calling a Bluff: Is It All in the Arms?

Wray Herbert | Posted 06.09.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

We all know the expression "poker face" because the face is where we expect to find meaningful information. But what if poker players are looking in the wrong place?

13 Awesome Poker Rooms for High Rollers

Ryan Nickum | Posted 03.18.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ryan Nickum

The decision to designate a room in the house specifically for playing poker is a hard one.

Zynga's Bet On Becoming One Giant Online Casino

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Social games maker Zynga Inc said on Wednesday it filed a preliminary application to run real-m...

Real Estate, Poker and the Humanities

Jon Bronson | Posted 02.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Jon Bronson

For me, houses are cards and cards are houses. It's all the same thing. Right now? There's no inventory. The table is tight. It will loosen up, but be patient. Hang tight and be ready to pounce because it's a seller's market right now.

What Are Good Ways To Run an Illegal Poker Room?

Quora | Posted 01.28.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by an Anonymous User, Gambling is banned in my (Muslim/Islamic) country and carries a serious pr...

Why Poker Champ Isn't Getting His $11.7 Million

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Poker champ Phil Ivey recently played a different card game and won $11.7 million. But did he play Crockfords casino for a sucker? The ritzy London...

It Just Wasn't In The Cards For Zynga's Poker Chief

Reuters | Posted 12.08.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Zynga Inc's executive overseeing its key poker game has quit, hitting the gamemaker in a particularly vulnerable spot as it ...

Slow Playing The Whale

Mike Bonifer | Posted 11.19.2012 | Politics
Mike Bonifer

This latest Mitt Romney scenario, where he said the clueless thing and followed it up by doing something stupid? And now we are all screaming about it like this doesn't happen all the time?

Art of Living: Poker and Mindful Meditation

Kate Moulene | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Moulene

I have found the most productive, fun, and effective exercise for mastering discipline comes from playing poker. Fifty-two cards, eight opponents and a lifetime of lessons that can be applied to just about everything.

My Impossible Run Through the World Series of Poker

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 09.10.2012 | Sports

My goal was fairly modest: I wanted to enjoy as much of this experience as I could, so I ventured to survive until the end of Day 1, after which only 15 percent of the field would be left sitting.

Online Gaming CEO Arrested Over Alleged Ponzi Scheme

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business

Won an online poker game and are expecting your money soon? If the game was on, don't bet on it. The FBI arrested Raymond Bitar, ...

Who Do A Stock Market Trader And Poker Pro Have In Common?

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business

What do a stock market trader and poker professional have in common? Enough for the former to become the latter. That's what ex-derivatives trade...


Annie Duke | Posted 07.11.2012 | Business
Annie Duke

If you have a bad thing happen to you because you did something wrong, that is something you can fix. You can strive to not do that again. You can learn from your mistakes. You can analyze what you did wrong so you don't repeat it going forward.

Turning America Into a Giant Casino

Robert Reich | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

Organized gambling is a scam. And it particularly preys upon people with lower incomes -- who assume they can't make it big any other way, who often find it hardest to assess the odds, and whose families can least afford to lose the money. Yet America is now opening the floodgates.