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The Scoop -- Matt Hawrilenko

by The Scoop |  Published: Sep 18, 2009


Matt Hawrilenko has long been known as one of the most talented limit hold’em players in the world, and is a regular in the biggest cash games online, where he plays under the name of “Matt Hawrilenko” on Full Tilt. He got his start playing poker while studying at Princeton, and blossomed under the wings of Bill Chen and Jerrod Ankenman during his short-lived career at Susquehanna International Group, an options trading company where the three players worked. Since then, Hawrilenko also has had his share of success in tournaments; most notably, he won a World Series of Poker bracelet this summer in the $5,000 shorthanded limit hold’em event. Diego Cordovez: On your blog, you have a transcript of a session that you played three-handed against Phil Hellmuth. Phil is such a whipping boy in poker, it’s so easy to make fun, even though he’s a great person. This is ...

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