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Who likes to openly admit that they were wrong? Not many people, although Annie Duke, former professional poker player and author of Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter
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Author, Speaker and Decision Strategist
Annie is an author, corporate speaker, and consultant in the decision-making space. In 2018 Annie’s first book for general audiences, Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts, quickly became a national bestseller.
As a former professional poker player, she has won more than $4 million in tournament poker. During her career, Annie won a World Series of Poker bracelet and is the only woman to have won the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions and the NBC National Poker Heads-Up Championship. She retired from the game in 2012. Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Annie was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship to study Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Annie is the co-founder of The Alliance for Decision Education, a non-profit whose mission to improve lives by empowering students through decision skills education. She is also a member of the National Board of After-School All-Stars and the Board of Directors of the Franklin Institute.
Annie was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship to study Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania after graduating with a double major in English and Psychology from Columbia University....Read MoreMarch 28, 1988
Spoke to the leadership of a privately-owned hedge fund, Parallax Fund, L.P....Read MoreMay 3, 2002
After taking time off from poker to put her family first, Annie returned to the table and won....Read MoreMay 3, 2010
Was a contestant on the hit TV Show hosted by Jeff Foxworthy...Read MoreMay 3, 2010
Annie joined Arnold Schwarzenegger at After School All-Stars to help provide comprehensive after-school programs that keep children safe and help them succeed in school and in life....Read MoreApril 4, 2013