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Calling the Clock with Maurice Hawkins Sponsored by KO Watches

Maurice Hawkins Calling the Clock
  • Two minutes with @mauricehawkins sponsored by @kowatches: Describe yourself in three words.

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PokerNews’ Sarah Herring called the clock on Maurice Hawkins, giving him two minutes to answer as many questions as he can. This week's segment comes from a previous interview with Hawkins on the PokerNews Podcast.

What advice would you give someone who wants to be a poker player?

Get rich, then try.

What’s the worst trend in poker?

Headphones, looking at people, tanking.

What’s something you can’t live without?

My wife.

Who’s your celebrity crush?

Aww, my wife crushing all of them.

She’s good looking, I’m not going to lie. If you could cameo on a TV show, what would it be?

Cameo on a TV show? I don’t know. I don’t know. I like the show, “Family Feud.”

Everyone says “Game of Thrones.” Aw, make that money. What was your first job?

I was a lifeguard once. That’s my only job.

What’s your guilty pleasure? Wendy’s?

Betting on sports.

What’s your favorite cereal?

Frosted Flakes with bananas and strawberries.

Biggest pet peeve?

In life?

Yeah. Just something annoying –

Ignorant people.

Describe yourself in three words.

Cocky, brazen and proven.

Oh, you got three little girls. You’re going to get this one. What’s your favorite Disney movie?

"Elena of Avalor." That’s a show.

I don’t even know what that is.

That’s a show, though. It’s a Disney show and we watch it all the time.

If you could be on the cover a magazine, what cover would you choose?


Oh fancy af! Favorite place to play poker?

Oh, Bahamas, Tulsa Hard Rock.

What was your favorite subject in school?


What was your least favorite subject in school?


If you were going to audition for American Idol, what song would you choose? [Buzzer goes off] You have to finish that one. You have to answer that one. This is Maurice’s big American Idol debut golden buzzer moment.

American Idol, what song would I choose? Oh. I don’t know. What song would I choose on American Idol? What’s my favorite song? Aw man, bro, that’s hard.

What’s your go-to karaoke song?

My go-to karaoke song? I don’t do karaoke. I listen to –

Oh, because you don’t drink. Who does karaoke that doesn’t drink? No one.

That’s so tough because I don’t really – “Wipe Me Down”? I don’t know. I got to think about this one.

You’re going to have to think about this one and we’ll get back to you at the World Series.

Get back to me on that one. You can do a special on that.

By the time we get to the World Series, I’m going to have you do a little performance, so everyone can look forward to that.


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