Turbo Talk: Maria Konnikova

February 15, 2018

The PokerStars Turbo Series is coming up and it promises to be the fastest and most thrilling tournament series of the year. To get you in the mood for speed, PokerStars Blog enlisted the help of Team Pro to answer ten quick-fire questions for an interview series we like to call Turbo Talk. Today we speak with New York Times best-selling author and PCA National Championship winner Maria Konnikova…

Early bird or night owl?
Night owl

Twitter or telephone?

Maria Konnikova’s finest moment after winning the PCA National Championship in January

Healthy eating or unlimited eating?

Beach or city?
City by the beach

Netflix or Kindle?

Cash or tourneys?

Online or live?

My best poker tip is…
Think (really) before you act, no matter how straightforward a spot may seem.

It’s good to think

The best player in the world is….
Erik Seidel, obviously; I only learn from the best 😉

Maria thinks Erik is the best – she might be right

I couldn’t get through a poker tournament without….
Sleep and pre-tournament yoga.


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