• Three WSOP Bracelets
  • Over $6.5 Million in Career Tournament Earnings
  • Winner of the 2005 Tournament of Champions
  • First Player to Make 2 Separate $1 Million Cashes in 1 Year

Mike Matusow plays online at Full Tilt Poker.

Mike “The Mouth” Matusow has three World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets. He also won the 2005 Tournament of Champions and has banked over $6.5 million in career tournament earnings. His book Mike Matusow: Check-Raising the Devil will be released in May 2009.

Mike Matusow

Mike started out as a dealer, but after studying from the other side of the table he began playing poker at Sam's Town Casino in Las Vegas.  In the mid 1990´s, he decided to play full time. In 1999, he won his first WSOP bracelet in the $3.5K No-Limit Hold ´em event, for more than $266K. In 2002, he won his second WSOP bracelet and almost $150K in the $5K Omaha Hi/Lo Split event.

In 2005, Mike became the first player to win two $1 million prizes in the same year. He finished 9th at the WSOP Main Event, winning his first $1 million. Four months later, he won the WSOP Tournament of Champions for his second $1 million payday.

Mike Matusow

Mike´s success continued into 2006 with a 2nd place finish in the $120K No-Limit Hold 'em tournament at the FullTiltPoker.Net Pro Showdown at Red Rock Casino for $200K. He finished 3rd in the No-Limit Hold 'em event at the Tournament of Champions just three days later, banking an additional $250K. At the 2006 WSOP, Mike made it to the final table in the $2.5K No-Limit Hold 'em event, finishing 7th for $90K.

At the 2007 WSOP, Mike had three top-20 finishes, totaling over $120K in prize money. He then took 2nd in the Bellagio Cup III WPT No-Limit Hold 'em Main Event, winning more than $670K. In 2008, he placed 9th at the National Heads-Up Championship for $26K.

At the 2008 WSOP he won his third bracelet and more than $530K in the $5K No-Limit 2-7 Draw Lowball event. He capped the year by winning the 1st week of Poker After Dark Series V.

Look out for Mike playing online at Full Tilt Poker.



Mike Matusow

Full Tilt Poker Facts About Mike Matusow

  • Mike is considered to be the best Omaha poker player in the world.
  • Honed his skills at Sam's Town Casino in Las Vegas

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