Pro Poker Player Profiles - Mike Matusow
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Mike Matusow Fast Facts

Mike MatusowNickname: The Mouth
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif.
Birth date: April 30, 1968
Education: High School
WSOP Bracelets: 2
WPT Titles: 0
Poker Room Affiliations: Full Tilt Poker

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His nickname comes from constant chatter and berating of other players at the poker table. Known for his ability to meltdown, termed a “Mike Matusow Blow-up,” during big tournament play as much as his ability to win. His rivalry with Phil Hellmuth has attracted some of the highest television poker ratings ever. Matusow was arrested in 2002 for trafficking illegal substances and was sentenced to six months in federal prison.

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