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The Biggest Bluff

How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

Maria Konnikova

How a New York Times bestselling author and New Yorker contributor parlayed a strong grasp of the science of human decision-making and a woeful ignorance of cards into a life-changing run as a professional poker player, under the wing of a legend of the gameIt's true that Maria Konnikova had never actually played poker before and didn't even know t...
Publish Date
2020-06-23T00:00:00.000Z
2020-06-23T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.1
ISBN
9780525522621
Recommendations
8
Recommendations
2020-12-09T03:26:54.000Z
The Biggest Bluff – fascinating read on control, chance, and how the psychology of poker illuminates the art of thriving through uncertainty, from the endlessly insightful @mkonnikova      source
2020-12-07T14:03:00.000Z
This week, I'm sharing a short daily video about my favorite books of 2020. First up . . . The Biggest Bluff by @mkonnikova.      source
2020-07-01T00:56:53.000Z
If you want to read a really smart book, by a really smart woman, who’s doing something really unusual, read #TheBiggestBluff by @mkonnikova. She’s a professional poker player with a PHD. C’mon. That’s cool.      source
The best depiction yet of the game I love.      source
2020-08-22T01:23:01.000Z
Along with "The Biggest Bluff" by @mkonnikova, @colsonwhitehead's terrific book "The Noble Hustle" has inspired me to want to learn to play poker. Wish me luck.      source
2020-02-02T00:12:55.000Z
Just finished @mkonnikova brilliant new book, so well done. I think it will have wide appeal, but also a must read for any poker player. Here’s the link to preorder:      source
2020-07-31T18:06:31.000Z
Just finished "The Biggest Bluff" by @mkonnikova. I'm a fan of all of Maria's writing, and this was fantastic--best poker book I ever read, but also one of the best books on the psychology of decision-making. Tons of fun too.      source
2020-12-12T11:26:39.000Z
12. The Biggest Bluff by Maria Konnikova. A gripping book about a novice becoming a pro-poker player but also an excellent meditation on how mastering our irrational beliefs about chance and risk can make us more effective in any endeavour.      source