Poker Face

“Son, I’ve made a life Out of readin’ people’s faces Knowin’ what the cards were By the way they held their eyes.” Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” reflects my interest in photographing the World Series of Poker: studying poker players’ steely eyes and facial expressions. Do they have a good hand or are they bluffing? For seven weeks beginning in late May, the best poker players in the world gather in Las Vegas for a chance to win a WSOP bracelet from the multiple variations of poker. Last year, WSOP set records of more than 82,360 entrants and $227,712,953 in prize money.

Shuffle up and deal.