Tag Archives: poker game
- What I learned when I found poker
December 8, 2016
Lee Davy takes a trip down his windy memory lane to recollect what he has learned since falling head over heels in love with poker. The uneducated believe poker is just like American politics. It’s nothing but a game of luck where the biggest bluffer ends up winning. But when...
- Poker And The Art of Negative Visualisation
November 4, 2016
At a time when a positive mental attitude is all the rage, Lee Davy, proposes that we take the contrarian view and instead think about all the things that could go wrong when we sit down for a game of poker. Somewhere in the universe another life form finally takes...
- Poker: A Game Where You Can Learn to Love Instead of Hate
October 18, 2016
After Cabinet Minister, Priti Patel, compares Brexit negotiations to a game of high stakes poker, Lee Davy, examines how poker helped him overcome his xenophobic stereotyping. How is this for a tough spot. I was sat in the maternity ward when a couple started talking about Brexit. Woman: “Did you...
- How The Threshold Model of Collective Behaviour Slows Down Poker And How Dealers Could Speed it up
July 26, 2016
Inspired by Malcolm Gladwell's Revisionist History podcast, Lee Davy, takes a look at how the threshold model of collective behaviour slows the flow of poker and how dealers could speed it up. My son and I are having dinner. He's a bag of nerves; fidgety, his fingers always working, adjusting...
- SWAT Team Raids Poker Game in Great Falls
January 30, 2015
A SWAT team has raided a well-known poker game in Great Falls, Virginia, making eight arrests, and seizing $150,000 in the process. Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to change the controversial ‘Equitable Sharing’ Civil Forfeiture law is going to have one of its first high profile tests after a SWAT...
- Man Faces 20-Years in Prison After Delivering a Fatal Punch During a Poker Game
December 5, 2014
A Sturbridge man faces 20-years behind bars after pleading guilty to manslaughter, after punching a man during a poker tournament in Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. The man later died from injuries sustained during the fall. 41-year old James A. Walsh could face 20-years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter...
Fedor Holz On Why His Future Will be Away From Poker
July 18, 2016
European Poker Tour London Day 3: Martin Kozlov Leads The Final 45
October 10, 2013
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017