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World Series of Poker -- Matt Perrins Wins $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em

Perrins Earns His Second Gold Bracelet and $792,275 First-Place Prize


Matt PerrinsThe winner of the $5,000 no-limit hold’em event no. 57 was Matt Perrins, who topped a player field of 784 and earned his second gold bracelet along with $792,275, which is more than seven times his previous World Series of Poker win.

The 25-year-old poker pro from Manchester, considers winning his second bracelet to be even more of an accomplishment than the first.

“This one really means a lot to me,” Perrins said. “It’s like with this one I am really verified as a player. I mean, it’s a second gold bracelet. I was watching the WSOP on TV four or five years ago and to think I would win a gold bracelet….and now, I’ve won two.”

He was cheered on by fellow countrymen and friends the entire final day. This was Britain’s third bracelet win of the summer.

Seth Berger, who finished runner-up earlier this summer made this final table and took third place. His two final table appearances and $618,000 in combined WSOP earnings are enough to put him in eighth place overall in the Card Player Player of the Year race.

Other notables at the final table included Matt Berkey, Randal Flowers and Joe Serock.

Take a look at the final table results:

Finish Player Name Prize POY Points
1 Matt Perrins $792,275 1824
2 Arthur Pro $489,451 1520
3 Seth Berger $315,529 1216
4 Antonio Buonanno $231,147 912
5 Matt Berkey $171,822 760
6 Thomas Muehloecker $129,447 608
7 Randal Flowers $98,715 456
8 Joseph Serock $76,164 304
9 Kent Roed $59,398 152

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Photo Credit: Eddie Malluk/WSOP