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.

All Episodes Featuring Annie Duke
Episode 111
Jul 18, 2019