MIT’s Introduction to Poker Theory: A Free Online Course

Taught by Kevin Desmond, a grad­u­ate stu­dent in MIT’s Sloan School of Man­age­ment, Pok­er The­o­ry and Ana­lyt­ics intro­duces “stu­dents to pok­er strat­e­gy, psy­chol­o­gy, and deci­sion-mak­ing in eleven lec­tures.” Along with giv­ing stu­dents the chance to play end­less rounds of pok­er, the class–according to MIT News–fea­tured guest speak­ers  “Bill Chen, a pro­fes­sion­al play­er best known for his appear­ances on the Game Show Network’s High Stakes Pok­er tele­vi­sion show, Matt Hawrilenko, a Prince­ton grad­u­ate who won more than $1 mil­lion at the World Series of Pok­er in 2009, and Aaron Brown, chief risk man­ag­er at AQR Cap­i­tal Man­age­ment.” And it cul­mi­nat­ed with a live tour­na­ment.

You can access all of the lec­tures for the Pok­er The­o­ry and Ana­lyt­ics course on YouTube, iTunes or (You can watch the com­plete playlist of lec­tures above.) And if you click here, you can get the syl­labuslec­tures notes, assign­ments, pok­er soft­ware, and more.

Pok­er The­o­ry and Ana­lyt­ics  will be added to our ever-grow­ing col­lec­tion, 1,700 Free Online Cours­es from Top Uni­ver­si­ties, in both the Busi­ness and Eco­nom­ics sec­tions.

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