06/10/2014 10:20 BST | Updated 06/10/2014 10:59 BST

The Maths Of Poker, Explained In Four Minutes

Poker is a game of luck... Partially.

It's also a game to which you can apply rigorous statistical analysis and maths in order to increase your chance of winning.

In this short video James McManus, author and poker player, talks about which skills will help you most in poker - logic or instinct.

Here's a hint: scientists aren't making this stuff up.