Tag Archives: Pokerography
- Pokerography: Dealer Deus
September 8, 2017
Lee Davy shares insights gleaned from Yuval Noah Harari's Homo Deus and his thoughts on why live tournament dealers should be looking for another job. It’s difficult getting around California without a car. It’s a big place. As I sat in Hertz, reading Yuval Noah Harari’s cracking follow up to...
- Pokerography: The 16th law of power – absence increases respect & honour
July 28, 2017
Another dive into Robert Greene’s perennial classic The 48 Laws of Power to seek a parallel with the poker industry, this time taking a look at the elusive Phil Ivey. Only Phil Ivey can blank the World Series of Poker (WSOP) in the year of his Poker Hall of Fame...
- Pokerography: The ninth law of power – win through actions, never through argument
June 16, 2017
The Pokerography series continues to delve deep into the thought provoking 48-Laws of Power by Robert Greene, this week taking a look at the ninth law: Win Through Actions, Never Through Argument As a parent, I can finally understand the pain I caused my mother when she saw my face,...
- Pokerography: The fifth law of power – reputation
June 9, 2017
Lee Davy continues his Pokerography series by focusing on Law 5 in Robert Greene’s 48 Laws of Power - So Much Depends on Your Reputation Guard it With Your Life It's Day 2, Level 9; the blinds are 2,000/4,000, and 41 players remain in the $300,000 buy-in Super High Roller...
- Pokerography: 10 lessons on tyranny that apply to poker
June 2, 2017
In this week’s Pokerography series Lee Davy takes what he has learned from On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The Twentieth Century and applies it to poker. I picked up On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The Twentieth Century after listening to the author, Timothy Snyder, talking to Sam Harris on the...
- Pokerography: Finding your purpose in poker
May 26, 2017
In this week's Pokerography series, Lee Davy takes a look at it's Not What You Sell; It's What You Stand For: Why Every Extraordinary Business is Driven by Purpose, by Roy Spence Jr, and suggests that poker players go seeking for a purpose. The first time I played poker in...
Pokerography: Sapiens: A brief history of pokerkind
April 7, 2017
Pokerography: The four horseman of the apocalypse
April 28, 2017