Maria Konnikova is an author taking a year-long journey in the world of professional poker for the purpose of writing a book about it. Having started off as a complete novice, her astounding progress has now seen her with the 2018 PCA National Championship.
Having been taken under the wing of Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel, Maria has put in tons of study time in order to improve. In this interview, we take a closer look at Maria’s study habits and also discover what other weapons she has in her arsenal that have proven useful at the poker tables.
There are plenty of things you need to keep in mind when playing live poker, but specifically there are a number of things you simply should not do. Especially if you’re an online poker player making the transition to live poker play, it’s critical to keep this list of five things in mind next time you saddle up to the felt.
The all-time money list will always be a hot topic of discussion in the poker world. With the amounts won and places occupied by the players constantly in flux due to numerous high roller events taking place around the world each year, we take a quick snapshot at the current top five names on the list, how much they’ve won, and how they got there.
These days, there’s nothing in poker hotter than Twitch. The online streaming platform is attracting the biggest names in the game, including Daniel Negreanu, Jason Somerville, Liv Boeree, and plenty others. These poker greats now have tens of thousands of people watching as they play poker online. But does streaming online poker session create too many security risks? Cyber security expert Eddie Harari examines Twitch and points out a few potential “leaks”. This is a must read for anyone who already streams their online poker sessions or who is considering doing so.