Annie Duke

Author, National Poker Champion

Annie Duke is a World Series of Poker bracelet winner, the winner of the 2004 Tournament of Champions and the only woman to win the NBC National Poker Heads Up Championship. She has authored four books on poker and in 2018 released her first book for general audiences called “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts,” which is a national bestseller. As a professional speaker and decision strategist, she merges her poker expertise with her cognitive psychology graduate work at UPenn. She focuses on improving decision making and critical thinking skills, and developing individual and cultural supports to overcome cognitive bias. In 2014, Annie co-founded The Alliance for Decision Education to build a national movement that empowers teachers, school administrators and policymakers to bring Decision Education to every Middle and High School student. She also serves on the National Board of After School All Stars and The Franklin Institute, and she has won a televised championship in rock-paper-scissors.

Recent episodes featuring Annie Duke

Episode #299 | February 27, 2023

'You Need Grit to Quit' – Knowing When to Walk Away With Annie Duke

Episode #187 | December 30, 2020

Investor Hour's Top Interviews of the Year

Episode #181 | November 19, 2020

A Framework for Better Investment Decision Making

Episode #111 | July 18, 2019

Invest Like a National Poker Champion