poker interviews


Interview with Maria Konnikova

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.

Interview with Tony Dunst

After more than six years working with the World Poker Tour, Tony Dunst recently took on an upgraded role as it’s lead commentator. In this interview, Tony opened up to us about his career at the WPT and what it has meant to him.

Along with sharing some of his favorite spots on the tour to visit and play, he also makes some interesting predictions for 2018. Enjoy the interview!

Get to Know the Poker Media: Sean Chaffin

How often to you see a live reporter at a poker tournament and think “Hmm, that guy is probably a schoolteacher?” Not often, right? Well, that’s part of Sean Chaffin’s story and there’s tons more to it that makes for a very interesting read.

Sean is the latest interviewee in our ongoing Get to Know the Poker media series and it was a privilege to learn more about him. We hope you’ll enjoy the read as much as we enjoyed conducting the interview.

Get to Know the Poker Media: Pamsi!

In the latest installment of our ongoing Get to Know the Poker Media series, we speak with Pamsi. A relative newcomer to poker media, Pamsi brings a refreshing youthful exuberance to first-rate videos she produces.

Exhibiting a constant sense of contagious enthusiasm, Pamsi is someone who will surely continue making her presence felt in the Spanish-speaking poker world for a long time to come. We hope you enjoy this interview with her.

How to Get a Poker Interview

Consumers of poker media naturally take for granted that interviews with professional players are to be expected. Perhaps, as a dedicated fan of the game, you might one day wish to have the opportunity to conduct an interview with a poker player.

Here, then, is a primer for how to go about getting poker interviews, what you can expect in turn from the interviewees, and some general guidelines for how to prepare for such opportunities.

Interview with Felipe Ramos

There’s a lot more to PokerStars pro Felipe Mojave Ramos than just his on-felt success. In this feature-length interview, Ramos opens up about how he tries to use his platform as a famous poker player to help further the causes he stands for.

Ever grateful for the success that his hard work has brought him, Ramos continues to prove that he’s not just a great ambassador for his home country of Brazil, but also for how to appreciate and make the most of life.