Annie Duke Discusses How She Used Gender Stereotypes To Be A Poker Champion

Annie Duke’s win at the 2004 World Series of Poker is a classic example of how poker is played on a mental battleground. As the only woman at the table, in a male-dominated arena, she used the stereotypes that circled her presence at the tournament to suss her competitors out and play a smarter game. If you’ve got a few minutes, take a listen to her NPR interview, where she breaks down her mental process during this historical win and throughout her impressive career.