CHANCE

, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 25–28 | Cite as

Poker superstars: Skill or luck?

Similarities between golf—thought to be a game of skill—and poker
  • Rachel Croson
  • Peter Fishman
  • Devin G. Pope
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Further Reading

  1. Emert, John and Umbach, Dale (1996) “Inconsistencies of ‘Wild-Card’ Poker.” CHANCE, 9(3):17–22.Google Scholar
  2. Haigh, John (2002) “Optimal Strategy in Casino Stud Poker.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series D: The Statistician, 51:203–213CrossRefMathSciNetGoogle Scholar
  3. Heiny, Eric. (2008) “Today’s PGA Tour Pro: Long but Not so Straight.” CHANCE, 21(1):10–21.CrossRefMathSciNetGoogle Scholar
  4. Kuhn, H.W. (1950) “A Simplified Two-Person Poker.” Contributions to the Theory of Games, I. H.W. Kuhn and A.W. Tucker (eds.). Annals of Mathematics Studies, Number 24. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.Google Scholar
  5. Nash, J.F. and Shapley, L.S. (1950) “A Simple Three-Person Poker Game.” Contributions to the Theory of Games, I. H.W. Kuhn and A.W. Tucker (eds.). Annals of Mathematics Studies, Number 24. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.Google Scholar
  6. Von Neumann, J. and Morgenstern, O. (1944) Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.MATHGoogle Scholar
  7. Wooldridge, J.M. (2002) Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.Google Scholar

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  • Rachel Croson
  • Peter Fishman
  • Devin G. Pope

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