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Willing A Poker Game Essay Examples

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The Unspoken Language of the Night that Saw Me with $800 in My Pocket
No, I guess the ladies didn’t help me. I flopped the nut straight. Yeah baby I won! It just so happened that this was the final game of cards for that particular evening always the highest paying jackpot. I sat in all my glory. The two queens in my hand that everyone had been fearing had meant nothing. The pair of ladies se...
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Why You Should Read 200 Poker Tells by Joe Navarro
After spending 25 years in the FBI training agents on counterterrorism & counterintelligence, I got lucky enough to have Joe Navarro then train me on how to analyze & understand non-verbal communication at the poker table. The knowledge I’ve gained from him over the past half a decade is by far the most important skill I ha...
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Playing Poker
Poker can be tough on your mind. Variance can and will be very mentally
draining. It is not going to stop happening. It will be worse than you
ever thought possible. Then it will get even get worse if you play long
enough. This is what you signed up for, this is poker. Fortunately
there are ways to deal with variance....
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Playing Poker to Make Money
Playing poker to make money is an exciting experience but it does take
work. If I can do it, I believe anyone can make it as a professional
poker player. There will be hard times and set backs on your journey. Just remember poker is a long run game. If you don't give up and
continue to work hard you will be rewarded....
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What Type of Poker Player Are You?
Four types of players Poker is more than a simple game. Poker has been around for decades and yet it remains widely popular and played by many. The way I see it there are four types of poker players in the world. The four types are the tourist, the amateur, the money hugger, and the pro. The tourist is the person who visi...
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The Game of Poker
Poker, at its very essence, is a simple game, but before you throw down your life's savings, youre going to have to know when to hold 'em and know when to fold 'em. Poker, one of the most ancient forms of gambling, is still one of the most popular card games in America, and the only materials needed to play poker are a stan...
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A Gambler's Life and Real Life Rounders of Poker
Real Life Rounders “No, I guess the ladies didn’t help me. I flopped the nut straight.” Yeah baby – I won! It just so happened that this was the final game of cards for that particular evening – always the highest paying jackpot. I sat in all my glory. The two queens in my hand that everyone had been fearing had meant noth...
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A Discussion on Banning Poker Machines
Poker machines have become a part of our society. Go to any gaming lounge and you will find bright lights, loud sounds and ching ching ching. It's the sound of one dollar coins going in and coming out and all of this is what we call entertainment. Some might say, 'How is it a form of entertainment?' Believe it or not, it is...
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An Essay on Gambling and Poker
Money in Poker, A Necessity Poker, being the game that it is, requires there to be some form of monetary value at stake for it to be entertaining. Since it’s inception, the game has been about money, seemingly more so than any other game. I remember even at my youngest years when my grandfather was teaching me to play, he...
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Effects of Video Game Violence on Children Can Be Lessened
Control Your Kids, not Video Game Violence Mike Howe Video game violence should not be lessened in any way. MAVAV (Mothers against Video Game Addiction and Violence) and other parents feel as though there is now too much violence in video games. They state, "video game companies continue to market violence aimed at v...
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An Analysis of the Three Medieval Games, Jousting, Backgammon, and Fencing
I am going to talk about three medieval games; jousting, backgammon and fencing. Jousting is a contest where two knights are riding horse and they charge at each other with lances and try to make each other fall off. In tournament the knights use blunted lances, but serious injuries still occur. The horses are blindfolded...
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The Introduction to the Game Poison
Poison A Game Instructions: Start off with ten counters. Each team will take a turn, taking one or two counters each time. The team that must take the final counter, also known as the poison counter, loses. Devise a winning strategy to which the game can be won every time with any amount of counters. To come up with a...
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An Introduction to Becoming a Skilled Computer Game Developer
Computer Game Developer To be a game developer, you must truly love games. You mustn’t just like playing games, you must also like understanding games. You have to enjoy the concept of dissecting a game, breaking it down into smaller parts, and visualizing how the pieces fit back together. Game developers take on many job...
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The Ultimate Victory of Human Spirit Over the Cruel Circumastances of Life in India in the Short Stories by R. K. Narayan
In Malgudi Days, although R.K. Narayan seems to present us with a bleak portrayal of India where life is very hard and there is very little human happiness, he means to reflect the triumph of the human spirit over the cruel circumstances of life. In India, poverty and the lack of education are prejudiced against and people...
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An Analysis of Malgudi Days by R.K. Narayan
In Malgudi Days, although R.K. Narayan seems to present us with a
bleak portrayal of India where life is very hard and there is very little
human happiness, he means to reflect the triumph of the human spirit over
the cruel circumstances of life. In India, poverty and the lack of
education are prejudiced against and people...
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The Life and Career of Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
Daniel Jonah Goldhagen born in 1959 is an American political scientist most famous for his book, Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust, which hypothesizes that all ordinary Germans were actively in favor of the holocaust because of the supposedly unique and virulent "eliminationist" ant...
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The Description of the Three Basic Types of People
There are only three basic types of people. There are those people who do not know what they want out of life and are doomed to make do with whatever life doles out to them. Then there are those people who know what they want out of life but are unwilling to take the necessary steps to achieve their goals. Then there are th...
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A Literary Analysis of Hitler's Willing Executioners
Hitler's Willing Executioners This book explains why the Holocaust occured. The cause of the Holocaust is found in the beliefs of the Germans. This book tells non-Jewish Germans that the Holocaust did not begin in the gas chambers and was not perpetrated solely by SS officials in the death camps. He says that the persec...
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Nacism and the Holocaust in Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executiones
Title: Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust 1996 622p. $30.00 Author: Daniel Jonah Goldhagen Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf , Inc. New York Synopsis – Hitler’s Willing Executioners is a work that may change our understanding of the Holocaust and of Germany during the Nazi period. Daniel Goldha...
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A Literary Analysis of Hitler's Willing Executioners by Jonah Goldhagen
Fifty years after Adolph Hitler’s failed attempt to exterminate the Jews of Europe, there still remains no consensus upon the causes of this event. Daniel Jonah Goldhagen, author of Hilter’s Willing Executioners, attempts to provide a new approach and new explanations to the perplexing questions left in the aftermath of...
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The Trickle Down Effect
April 15th, 2011 is a day that will be remembered as “Black Friday” for many years to come. The poker industry was rattled to it’s very core as people all over the world watched on television news screens, read articles and saw social media spread like wildfire in regards to the U.S. Department of Justice aggressive multibi...
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My Poker Experience
The room anxiously focused on the 55 remaining occupied chairs, 10 of which would leave empty-handed and 450 that already had. The cards slid across the felt in ordinary fashion, but as I peeled them up just enough to catch a glimpse, I knew my patience had been rewarded. A player before me announced a raise, shifting my...
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A Comparison of the Characters in 'Outcasts of Poker Flats'
The characters in the "Outcasts of Poker Flats" all behave in ways which fit their character. In different parts of the story each has a defining moment in which you can see their true nature. Mr. Oakhurst appears to the towns people as being slightly nefarious because he is a gambler, but he is actual...
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Long-Term Capital Management in "When Genius Failed" by Roger Lowenstein
Random House, September 2000, 264 pages The classic image of a Wall Street market trader is someone, usually a man, on the trading floor, shouting buy and sell orders, clutching a sheaf of trading tickets. Floor traders must have an instinctive feel for trading and get by on their quick wits. They are now a vanishing spe...
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A Comparison of John Oakhurst and Maverick, the Characters From "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" And "Maverick"
Maverick and Oakhust: Gamblers at Heart There come a time when a man has to do what a man has to do. Sometimes It is standing up for himself when confronted with a problem or other times it's just turning tail and running. John Oakhurst from "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" and Maverick from the movie Maveric...
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