October 26, 2007
Betting on Students
Can poker capture — and improve — the minds of young Americans? Charles R. Nesson, a Harvard law professor, insists that it can.
He has set up a group called the Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society with a clear mission: "the legitimation of poker." While Congress has severely restricted online poker, Mr. Nesson and colleagues are creating an open, online poker community that hopes to persuade young, sharp-minded players to consider college.
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