If I play my cards right is poker a game of skill or luck? Is the latest article by Tom Chivers in The Telegraph.
Chivers goes deeper into the skill/luck discussion and arguments than most tabloid journalists and keeps it short enough but interesting enough for poker players and those interested in that thing called poker.
(Nate Silver) In his book he defends poker as a game of great skill – but also a game of vast amounts of luck. We think of the two as polar opposites, but in fact they’re separate, if related. Noughts and crosses, he says, is a game of no luck, but not much skill either. Chess is a game of great skill and no luck. Roulette is a game of lots of luck and no skill, and poker is a game requiring huge amounts of both.