Annie Duke

Annie Duke Educational Videos Featured on Big Think


Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/21/2015 -- Through the years, Annie Duke has worked her way to becoming one of the top poker players in the world. After winning over $4 million on poker's biggest stage and using her academics to help her make the appropriate decisions, Duke is featuring informational videos on Big Think. Through a series of interviews, the former World Series of Poker Champion discusses what she has seen at the poker table. She goes into detail about how she processes decisions, and how after almost two decades in the game she hasn't seen any player become a master of the game.

Duke talks about the uncertainty that is faced in every hand. Recalling advice she's received throughout her career, one of the videos, entitled "Never Take Poker Tips from Strangers," talks about the best and worst advice she received throughout her career, including a "mentor" who advised to play small suited connecting cards in any hand.

Through her experiences at the table, Duke discusses the classifications she has given men at the table and their attitude toward the women. When listening to the videos, interested individuals will learn her thought process and how controlling emotions is what sets others apart from the competition.

Duke is currently involved in charitable organizations that include After-School All-Stars and the Boston Children's Hospital. Through her academic studies and experience at the poker table, Duke speaks to various groups, boardrooms, and business professionals about strategic decision making and cognitive psychology.

To listen to the videos, visit her page on Big Think, or visit her website to learn more about Annie Duke.

About Annie Duke
Annie Duke has a strong track record of success in the world of poker. She first burst onto the scene at the 1994 World Series of Poker, where she cashed in three events including making the final three tables of the Main Event. A decade later, she won her first WSOP bracelet and in 2010 became the NBC National Heads-Up Champion when she bested runner-up, Erik Seidel. Duke has appeared on Celebrity Apprentice and tutored Hollywood A-listers including Ben Affleck and Matt Damon on the finer points of the game of poker. She is also the author of three books on poker: Decide to Play Great Poker; Heads-Up Tournament Poker; and The Middle Zone. She also authored an autobiography, How I Raised, Folded, Bluffed, Flirted, Cursed, and Won Millions at the World Series of Poker.

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