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Maria Konnikova

GPI rank: 2586
Total Live Earnings: $351,598
Nationality:
United States United States
Last Seen in: 2022 World Series of Poker
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Biography

Maria Konnikova is a Russian-American writer and poker player with over $300,000 in career earnings.

A former PCA National Championship winner, Konnikova built up a strong relationship with Poker Hall of Famer Erik Seidel en-route to publishing 'The Biggest Bluff' a book Konnikova authored about her journey into poker.


Related: Maria Konnikova on Erik Seidel: "He's the Best There Is"


owns a doctorate in psychology

Away from poker, Konnikova owns a doctorate in psychology, and has published two other books: 'Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes' and 'The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time'

PokerNews Covered Events

Event Place Prize
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #61: Ladies No-Limit Hold'em Championship
20 $5,457
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #49: $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em
97 $5,333
2022 World Series of Poker
Event #27: $1,500 Shootout No-Limit Hold'em
41 $5,835
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #68: $1,111 Little One for One Drop
527 $1,779
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #30: $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold'em
425 $2,629
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #17: $1,500 MILLIONAIRE MAKER No-Limit Hold'em
206 $5,550
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #13: $3,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em
25 $10,816
2021 World Series of Poker
Event #8: $600 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
521 $1,050
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #14: $3,200 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller
56 $6,031
2020 WSOP.com Online Bracelet Events
Event #9: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Max
131 $1,656
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #84: The Closer - $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
204 $5,278
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #75: $1,000+111 Little One for One Drop No-Limit Hold'em
607 $1,822
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #53: $800 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack
46 $6,690
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #28: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em
69 $4,283
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #22: $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em
251 $2,097
2019 World Series of Poker
Event #12: $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo Bounty
204 $1,281
2019 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
$1,100 PCA National
115 $1,760
2018 PokerStars.es EPT Barcelona
€2,200 EPT National High Roller
34 €9,200
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #65: $10,000 No-Limit Hold'em MAIN EVENT - World Championship
910 $17,025
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #51: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Bounty
230 $1,576
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #45: Big Blind Antes $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em (30 minute levels)
227 $1,549
2018 World Series of Poker
Event #37: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em
120 $2,641
2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
$10,300 Main Event
42 $22,020
2018 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure
$1,650 National Championship
1 $84,600
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #19: THE GIANT - $365 No-Limit Hold'em
595 $532
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #20: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em MILLIONAIRE MAKER
1063 $2,249
2017 World Series of Poker
Event #16: $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed
237 $2,247

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