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A Poker Life -- Matt Matros

A Poker Life: Matt Matros

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Aug 24, 2011


Matt Matros is a man who wears many different hats within the poker world. Sure, the 34-year-old plays for a living and has racked up nearly $2 million in tournament cashes, but that hardly sums up his contributions to the game over the better part of the last decade. When he’s not winning titles at the World Series of Poker, you can find Matros writing his monthly poker column for Card Player magazine, creating the next generation of poker whiz kids at the Card Runners training site or even appearing on CNN and in The Washington Post for his opinions on Black Friday. The poker author is in the process of writing his first fiction novel, but that didn’t stop him from snagging a gold bracelet this summer, picking up just over $300,000 for winning the $2,500 mixed hold’em event. In total, the New York native has two WPT final ...

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