Poker night with Charlie Nesson

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  • Time: ~6 or 6:15pm
  • Place: Berkman Center Offices

Please add your name here if you wish to participate in poker night

  1. Joris van Hoboken (I'll bring my shades...)
  2. Alla (aka the Russian spy)
  3. Peter Ryan (I'll bring my loaded deck of cards... I mean, I've never played before)
  4. Joseph Wafula (novice!)
  5. Aaron Veenstra (I'll bring someone else's shades)
  6. Lorraine Kisselburgh (I'll not disclose my expertise..I play my cards close to the vest)
  7. Becky Herr Stephenson (I'll win Joris's shades from him)
  8. Jaz Choi (unashamedly shadeless)
  9. Maria Gomez
  10. Daithí Mac Síthigh (I'll sue you)
  11. Ralph Lengler
  12. Fred Stutzman
  13. Karoline Lukaschek (I'll wear my poker face)
  14. Cindy Shen
  15. Veronica Alfaro (THE beginner of beginners)
  16. Erica Johnson
  17. Julia Ahrens
  18. Karen Mc Cullagh
  19. Ismael Peña-López (poker? is this somebody with an aching stomach?)
  20. Chintan Vaishnav
  21. Monica Barbovschi
  22. Rachel Cobcroft (poker paparazzi)

Poker laws

The fundamental theorem of poker, introduced by David Sklansky, states:

"Every time you play a hand differently from the way you would have played it if you could see all your opponents' cards, they gain; and every time you play your hand the same way you would have played it if you could see all their cards, they lose. Conversely, every time opponents play their hands differently from the way they would have if they could see all your cards, you gain; and every time they play their hands the same way they would have played if they could see all your cards, you lose." (Source Wikipedia, fundamental theorem of poker)