Turning a rookie poker chump into a champ
Australian Poker Professional Joe Hachem competes in the Aussie Millions Poker Championship at Crown Casino, January 15, 2007 in Melbourne, Australia
What are the odds of an entry-level gambler getting some coaching and winning the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas?
Not great, as you may imagine. Grantland writer Colson Whitehead got $10,000 from his employer to give it a try.
He spoke with Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio about the results of his undertaking, which are chronicled in his book, "The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death."