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Poker faces reveal a frenzy of flops, flushes and folds — PHOTOS

“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. I wonder, “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. Last year, the World Series of Poker set records of more than 82,360 entrants and $227,712,953 in prize money.

Shuffle up and deal.

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