Review of The Education of a Poker Player

Herbert Yardley was a fascinating character. The author was best known as the United State's premier cryptanalyst (code breaker) during and after World War I. He was the key member of the "Black Chamber", America's code breaking group of the time, which was a predecessor to today's National Security Agency. Yardley was also an avid poker player, and was considered quite an expert in his day. In...