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Knowing When To Fold `Em: The Science of Poker

Last week, a federal judge in Brooklyn overturned the indictment of a Staten Island man who ran poker games in the back room of a warehouse, on the grounds that poker is a game of skill, not chance -- and hence, such games cannot be prosecuted under federal laws prohibiting illegal gambling businesses.It's just the latest sally in the ongoing debate over poker that's been raging for more than 150 years...

August 27, 2012 — Jennifer Ouellette

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