In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews author and poker player, Maria Konnikova, who just released her latest book, The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win. Maria also discusses working with Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel and playing in the WSOP for the first time. She also recalls her tenure as a sponsored pro with PokerStars.

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0:49 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will author and poker player, Maria Konnikova.
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3:46 Bernard welcomes author and poker player, Maria Konnikova.
4:51 Maria joins The Bernard Lee Poker Show.
5:45 Maria discusses how she got started with her book, The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win.
12:07 Maria talks about working with poker Hall of Famer, Erik Seidel.
18:54 Maria describes going to the World Series of Poker for the first time in 2018 including the WSOP Main Event.
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29:11 Bernard continues his interview with author and poker player, Maria Konnikova.
30:40 Maria discusses playing poker over the past couple of years and shares her plans to continue playing.
34:25 Maria discusses the journey as she wrote her latest book, The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win.
38:31 Maria talks about the good and the bad about being sponsored by PokerStars during 2018 and 2019.
42:40 Follow Bernard on Twitter (@BernardLeePoker) and retweet his tweet to have a chance to win a copy of Maria’s book.
43:07 Maria discusses thoughts she hopes readers will take away from reading the book.

Maria Konnikova

Maria Konnikova

About Bernard Lee

Bernard Lee is a professional poker player who has more than $2.5 million and ten titles since turning pro following his 13th finish in the 2005 WSOP Main Event. Recognized as “the voice of poker in New England” by Cardplayer.com, Lee is known worldwide as a poker media personality having written for ESPN.com, Pokernews, Card Player and All-In magazines and hosting his widely popular poker podcast/radio show, The Bernard Lee Poker Show.