Thanks to a tip on 2+2, the original Netflix film *“Win It All” is now on my to watch list.
Jake Johnson, who currently stars in New Girl, leads the film as gambler Eddie Garrett “who agrees to watch a duffel bag for an acquaintance who is heading to prison. When he discovers cash in the bag, he’s unable to resist the temptation and winds up deeply in debt. When the prison release is shortened, Eddie suddenly has a small window of time to win all the money back.”
PokerStars Team Pro Liv Boeree has teamed up with bigthink.com to tell us why our gut instinct is not as reliable as we would all like to think and why it shouldn’t be trusted, especially when it comes to poker.
Boeree talks about Nobel-Prize winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman’s explanation of the mind’s two thinking systems: “System 1 which 'is the brain’s fast, automatic, intuitive approach’ and System 2 which is 'the mind’s slower, analytical mode'” and why you’ll need to harness both these systems to become an effective poker player.
Last week on the special edition of the Pokerfuse Podcast, our host Michael Gentile sat down with former Head of Corporate Communications and Global Poker Marketing for PokerStars, Eric Hollreiser, to discuss various topics covering everything from Black Friday to Supernova Elite, PSPC and what’s the future of online poker may look like, and much more!
PokerStars gave away 320 free entries to the $25,000 buy-in PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC) over the course of the previous year via Platinum Passes that after accomodations and spending money were valued at $30,000.