Relate Poker To Real Life


As you saw in Charlie Nesson's intro, poker can be a great metaphor for many situations in real life.  In this task, you are asked to try to make some of these connections.

Task: 

Watch one of the following videos:

  • FILL ME IN
  • FILL ME IN

Now write a few hundred words (<300) on how you can think about what happened in that video in terms of poker.

  • Was one party particularly aggressive?  Were they bluffing?  
  • Was there some uncertainty about the future?  How did the people react?
  • ...

Task Discussion