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Seat Open: Maria Mayrinck on Growing Up with a Rare Condition and Working as Writer and Director

You follow players on Twitter, at tables in your favorite online poker rooms, through PokerNews live reporting and at live events, but how did they get their start? What were they doing before they discovered poker? We're here to answer those questions and more for you in Seat Open.

Maria "Maridu" Mayrinck was born to be different. She grew up with a rare condition that required 12 surgeries on her hip. That didn't stop her from becoming a child tennis star or a well respected film writer and director.

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