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Look Out: Matt Perrins

Look Out: Matt Perrins

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Aug 10, 2011

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Matt Perrins is a young poker professional from the small suburban town of Rochdale, which is situated within a short distance of the larger industrial city of Manchester in England. He joined a fellow Rochdale resident named Jake Cody ($25,000 heads-up no-limit hold’em champion) when he won the $1,500 no-limit deuce-to-seven lowball event and his first gold bracelet at the 2011 World Series of Poker. Perrins and Cody are actually friends who have known each other since childhood, making it a small world in the Amazon Room this summer and a golden one for Rochdale. “This is great,” said Perrins after the win. “To have all of my mates here and to come for the first time and win it. It’s really amazing. I can’t describe it right now.” Perrins took home $102,105 in prize money for the win to grow his career earnings to $614,212. He grabbed the bulk ...


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