A long list of successful poker pros cut their teeth during their time there including.
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Vanessa Selbst told us it was her introduction to the biggest cash game at Yale that was the difference in her making the leap to being a pro.Online Poker Addiction Forum.Whether its the proximity to Foxwoods Casino or the generally brainy student population, Yale pumps out gifted poker players.Here's our look at the five schools responsible for pumping out the most professional poker players.Steve Paul-Ambrose, former million-dollar winner of the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.(Photo: even if we try to account for our bias, "Probability and Games of Chance: Poker 101" sounds a whole lot more worthwhile than "The Art And Science of Hand Drumming".Every poker player who treats the game with any degree of seriousness learns that poker is about much more than clay and virtual chips moving from the right to the left side of the table.Harvard University, USA, the words Harvard and poker have been spending a lot of time together lately and a big part of the reason why is Charles Nesson and his organization, the Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society.So many successful players are from Waterloo, in fact, an article was written about it in one of Canadas national newspapers.Games are organized through word of mouth and social media and are usually in the neighborhood of 1/2 to 2/5 for cash and 20-200 for tournaments.
Along the way it mentions that a walk through the Berkeley campus will reveal hordes of seemingly disciplined students hunched over their computers, not studying but rather trading bets and raises at their favorite online poker rooms.
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Yale has a chapter of the Poker Strategic Thinking Society just like Harvard and the two schools have even created an annual tournament, carrying their long-standing rivalry over to the felt.
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Other members of the group include Donnacha ODea and Padraig Parkinson.The University of Victoria teaches a class about the pop sensation Beyoncé, Dalhousie University offers a class on "The Art And Science of Hand Drumming" and the students at the aforementioned University of Ottawa, who might find poker a bit too mundane for their taste.Skip to content, poker1, university, your online access to, mCU.Most of us would trade a mortarboard for a million-dollar score seven days a week.Yale University, USA Pokers big at Yale.Another important lesson that we learn by playing poker is the fact that variance exists, affects just about every aspect of our lives and can't be argued with.Matt Matros has three World Series of Poker bracelets and has earned over.3 million in poker tournaments since he studied there.Heads-up Limit Holdem Poker is Solved by the University of Albertas Computer Poker Research Group.
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