Maria Konnikova is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: The Confidence Game, Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes, and her newest book The Biggest Bluff.
While researching her newest book, she racked up hundreds of thousands in winnings and inadvertently became a great poker player. She joins the RecPoker panel to offer some tips for recreational poker players.
On this episode of the Bernard Lee Poker Show, Bernard interviews Maria Konnikova, accomplished poker player and author of the new book The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win.
Maria talks about her 3.5-year long odyssey in the poker world, which saw her get coached by Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel, climb to great heights and big wins, and being a PokerStars sponsored pro.
Ryan Riess, Maria Konnikova, and Bill Perkins form our panel of poker experts this month to answer they question of how to best approach the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold’em Championship (PSPC), which is set to be the most unique $25,000 buy-in poker event in history.
Based on their experience, each of the panelists provided some intriguing answers, and food for thought.
If you’re a poker fan, you’d undoubtedly agree that 2018 was a great year. The calendar year was packed with highlights almost too numerous to list.
With so many great players, moments, and developments in the poker world, it was tough to limit a recap to just the top 10 things that were good for poker, but that’s what Geoff Fisk has done in this list.
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.