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A Poker Champ’s Approach to Risk

Lean into the unknown

There is an argument to be made that what happens during your lifespan isn’t pure chance, nor pure skill. It’s a combination of both.

To better understand how the competing forces of luck and decision-making affect outcomes amid the , the writer and psychologist Maria Konnikova did what anyone would do: took up high-stakes…




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Eric Allen Been

Eric Allen Been

A writer. Not based in Brooklyn. Recent bylines with Vox, Vanity Fair, Harvard Magazine, MIT’s Undark, VICE and Playboy.

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