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Change The Game

Editor’s Note: This post was written by Greg Marshall

The ability to think differently is a trait held in high esteem in our culture. When all the evidence or all of the popular thought goes one way, it often pays to be a contrarian. 601 more words


The Weekend Read, Feb 13

1. Larry Summers Likes the Idea of Bitcoin

The former Treasury Secretary spoke some kind words about bitcoin Wednesday night. But perhaps he is just talking the a16z book: 467 more words


#233 Shear a Sheep

Survival Tip #233

Shear a Sheep

You can shear a sheep many times, but skin it only once.

-Amarillo Slim

Words to live by on and off the poker table.

Justin Kassab

Amarillo Slim

Really enjoyable story and very pertinent to trading. I feel I’ve been played by him in one of my positions recently.



Change The Game To Win Big

What game are you playing? Who are you competing against? And what is ‘winning’ for you? If you are in sales or an import/distribution company, your game might be winning a big contract against a key competitor. 866 more words


All In

While I was winding down tonight, I watched the documentary ‘All In’. This is a movie about poker and a rather good one at that. The movie starts off with ‘Black Friday’ and works its way back from there. 425 more words

Everyday Life

Poker Great Thomas 'Amarillo Slim' Preston Dies

AMARILLO (AP) – Thomas Austin “Amarillo Slim” Preston Jr., an acclaimed professional poker player who fancied himself the “World’s Greatest Gambler,” has died.

Bunky Preston said Monday that his father died of colon cancer Sunday in hospice care in Amarillo, Texas. 130 more words