The Biggest Bluff (2020) follows writer Maria Konnikova as she pursues her dream of being a poker champion with the support of Poker Hall of Fame inductee Erik Seidel. Konnikova applies her psychology experience to the world of poker, revealing the game as a metaphor for life and sharing lessons that can be applied both on and off the tables.
Maria Konnikova holds a Ph.D. in psychology from Columbia University. She became an international poker champion with over $300,000 in earnings while researching for The Biggest Bluff. The Confidence Game and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes are two of her New York Times best-selling books. She contributes to the New Yorker on a regular basis.