Matt Perrins

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Matt Perrins
Nickname(s) pez102 (Full Tilt)
Residence Rochdale, England, UK
Born c. 1988 (age 29–30)
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) 2
Final table(s) 2
Money finish(es) 4
European Poker Tour
Money finish(es) 2
Information accurate as of 2015-10-1.

Matt Perrins (born c. 1988) is a British professional poker player who won World Series of Poker bracelets at the 2011 and 2013 World Series of Poker.


Perrins is a resident of the Manchester suburb Rochdale, along with Jake Cody.[1] He learned to play poker by playing with Cody,[2] whom he has known his whole life.[3] Prior to becoming a professional poker player, Perrins was an engineer.[4]

Career highlights[edit]

In 2009, Perrins won the Italian Poker Tour Venice, collecting €851,660 in the process against a field of 438 contestants that included Johnny Lodden, Dario Minieri, and Vanessa Rousso.[5] Perrins was the first non-Italian to win an event on the PokerStars Italian Poker Tour.[5] In 2010, he was featured on Late Night Poker along with Phil Ivey, Carlos Mortensen, James Akenhead, John Duthie, Scott Fischman, Michael Binger, and Ben Roberts.[6]

When Perrins won the 275-entrant $1,500 2–7 Draw Lowball (No Limit) 2011 World Series of Poker Event 9 against a final table that included Jason Mercier, Bernard Lee and eventual runner-up Chris Björin, it was the first time he had ever played no-limit deuce-to-seven draw lowball.[7] He won the 784-entrant $5,000 No Limit Hold'em 2013 World Series of Poker Event 57, earning nearly $800,000.[8] Among those he defeated at the final table was Matt Berkey, who was at his third final table of the 2013 series.[9] The victory came on the last day before the 2013 Main Event began on 6 July.[10]

Online at Full Tilt Poker, where Perrins plays under the nickname "pez102", he won the 18 October 2009 2,606-entrant $200 buy-in Sunday Brawl for a prize of $105,803.60.[11]

World Series of Poker[edit]

World Series of Poker results
Year Cashes Final Tables Bracelets
2011 1 1 1
2012 1 0 0
2013 2 1 1
World Series of Poker bracelets
Year Tournament Prize (US$)
2011 $1,500 2-7 Draw Lowball (No-Limit) $102,105
2013 $5,000 No Limit Texas hold 'em $792,275


  1. ^ Mathers, Kevin (June 7, 2011). "WSOP End of Day: Matt Perrins Draws a Bracelet, Jon Turner Leads $1K No-Limit". Bluff. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Matt Perrins". World Series of Poker. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ Welman, Jessica (June 7, 2011). "WSOP Bracelet Winner Profile: Matt Perrins". Bluff. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ Dalla, Nolan (July 6, 2011). "Matt Perrins Takes Second Gold Bracelet". World Series of Poker. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b McAdam, Rebecca (August 4, 2009). "Brit Matt Perrins Wins Italian Poker Tour Venice: Young Perrins Beats Big Names to Take Down Venice Stop of IPT". Card Player. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ Murray, Brendan (October 26, 2010). "Late Night Poker Final on TV Tonight: Channel 4 In UK Shows Big Game Featuring Phil Ivey and Carlos Mortensen". Card Player. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  7. ^ Pempus, Brian (June 6, 2011). "World Series of Poker: Matt Perrins Wins Event No. 9: Chris Bjorn Finishes Second at Tough Final Table". Card Player. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  8. ^ Davis, Bethany (July 6, 2013). "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". Card Player. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Matt Perrins wins World Series of Poker Event #57". Ante Up. July 6, 2013. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  10. ^ Schult, Steve (July 5, 2013). "Perrins Wins Second Bracelet in $5K No Limit Hold'em". Bluff. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 
  11. ^ Welman, Jessica (October 19, 2009). "Online Poker: Rajkumar Racks Up a Win for the FTP Red Pros". Bluff. Retrieved July 7, 2013. 

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