Matt Perrault

Matt Perrault

Matt Perrault began contributing to PokerNews Canada in 2014. Matt has an advanced diploma in Sports Management from Durham College in Oshawa, Ontario. After successfully completing an internship as the Game Operations Intern with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League, he helped establish the Game Operations department with the Oshawa Power and, most recently, Brampton A’s of the National Basketball League of Canada. During college, Matt volunteered with Tennis Canada during the Rogers Cup with the Media Relations department. He wrote articles for the souvenir program and Tennis Canada website while working alongside ATP Media. He currently lives in the Greater Toronto Area with his wife.


Matt Perrault Articles

2020 January
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘hurikan3’ Wins Nearly $15K on 888poker
 
2019 December
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘roo_400’ and Mike ‘SirWatts’ Watson Final Table Sunday 500
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘ccyrenne’ Wins Over $40K in Sunday Million
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘MATT HOLVIK’ Wins Nearly $20K in Sunday Cooldown
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: Mike Watson and Pascal Lefrancois Both Collect Six Figure Scores
 
November
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘apestyles’ wins $13K in Sunday High Roller
The Weekly Review: Lane Wins Fall Super Stack Main Event
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘THCHunter’ Wins $13K in Sunday Supersonic
The Weekly Review: Recapping the Harvest Poker Classic and Kristen Bicknell Wins Poker Masters Title
2019 Harvest Poker Classic: Ranalli Reaps Benefit of Massive Turnout With Main Event Victory
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘H!tthehole’ Wins Over $40K
The Weekly Review: Bicknell Leads Ladies POY, Fall Super Stack at Deerfoot Returns
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘GreekPro11’ Wins $33K in Sunday Million
 
October
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘THCHunter’ Wins Over $30K
The Weekly Review: Negreanu Overtakes WSOP POY Race, Bateman on CPG Podcast
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: Mike ‘goleafsgo’ Leah Final Tables Sunday Million
PokerNews Canada Managing Editor One of the Quintet Interviewed For Chasing Poker Greatness Podcast
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘jimmyduraide’ Wins $60K in Sunday Million
The Weekly Review: Hashem Wins 2019 SIGA PC, Lawsuits, and Online Results
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘Graeme777’ Wins Over $40K in Sunday Million
The Weekly Review: SIGA Day 1a Complete, Shulu Moving On
 
September
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘HR_Dub’ Wins Sunday Million for Almost $100K
The Weekly Review: SIGA and WPT Montreal Getting Underway Soon
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘Picasso16’ Paints a $500K Score
The Weekly Review: Mike Leah Wins Third WCOOP Title
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘i’m#1gangster’ Wins over $20K
Mike Leah Back in the WCOOP Winners Column
The Weekly Review: Winnipeg PNPC Recap and the Canadian Sunday Briefing Recap
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘rmullen’ Wins WCOOP Mini Sunday Million for Over $60K
The Weekly Review: Fall PlayNow Poker Championship in Full Swing
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: Jesse 'shakentoucan' Johnston Wins 18K on 888poker
 
August
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘mjw006’ Wins Sunday Warmup For Over $20K
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: MikeyGG3 Final Tables Sunday Million For $20K
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: ‘Benfica10’ Wins Over $80K in Sunday Million
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: “gray31” wins over $30K
The Weekly Review: All In Cash Out, WSOP Payout Structure
 
July
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: “lucky4chucky” Wins Sunday 500 For $22,000
The Weekly Review: Negreanu Discusses VPN, Texas Hold’em Re-released
Canadian Sunday Briefing: “BIGHOOPS00” Wins over $40K in Sunday Million
The Weekly Review: Livingston Finishes Third in Main Event, Negreanu In Hunt for WSOP PoY
Canadian Sunday Briefing: “Graeme777” Finishes Sixth in Sunday Million for $22K
The Weekly Review: Two Canadians Win Bracelets at the WSOP
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: HectorHermano Wins 50K Pay Day
"kirbynator" Wins Sunday High Roller for $40K
 
June
World Series of Poker Circuit Returns To Canada in August
Canadian Sunday Briefing: D PitcherAK Wins $10K For Top Canadian Score
Tommy Nguyen Eyes Second WSOP Bracelet
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: 'fishbones11' Takes Top Canadian Score
 
May
Lamers and Fast Set to Chase Canada's First 2019 WSOP Bracelet
The Weekly Review: Negreanu and PokerStars Split, Negreanu Gets Married
Daniel Negreanu and PokerStars Part Ways
The Weekly Review: Bracelet Hopefuls, Duhamels 2010 Main Event Win
Flashback Friday: Jonathan Duhamel Wins the 2010 WSOP Main Event
The Weekly Review: Canadian Streamers Announced, Mixed Game Schedule
 
April
Over $600,000 Awarded During 2019 Spring PlayNow Poker Championship
Carlo Todaro Wins Final Event at Spring PlayNow Poker Championship
Barry Nagus Wins PNPC Main Event for $66,840
Ahn Phan Leads After Day 1 of PNPC Main Event
Mitchell Gach Captures Bounty Tournament at Spring PNPC
Mozden Marches to Event #1 Trophy of Spring PlayNow Poker Championship
Spring PlayNow Poker Championship Underway As Satellite Sends 29 Players to Two Events
Spring Super Stack Offers Five Days of Poker Action
 
February
The Weekly Review: Kerslake Wins Big, Negreanu’s Tweet, Sunday Winners
 
January
Weekly Review: Lamers, Engel, Talbot Win Big
The Weekly Review: PCA Recap, and Gavin Smith Passes Away
The Weekly Review: Canadian Final Tables PSPC, Three Greenwoods Cash
The Weekly Review: Bicknell Canadian PoY and Sunday Million Final Tablists
 
2018 May
The Weekly Review: Major Live Poker Tours and "AZNInFiLtRaT" Runs Deep
The Weekly Review: Bad Beat Jackpots Hit, Greenwood Continues to Win
The Weekly Review: Live Tournament Main Events and Greenwood Leads GPI
 
April
The Weekly Review: Lots of Live Tournaments Across Canada and Europe
The Weekly Review: Lefrancois Lands Victory and Comely Collects
The Weekly Review: Online Review, Greenwood Victory, Bicknell In-Depth
The Weekly Review: Majors, GPI Rankings, and SCOOP
 
March
The Weekly Review: Weight Bets, Rake Increases, and Engel Wins Again
Flashback Friday: The TSN Degree Poker Championship
The Weekly Review: Ludwig Captures SPC Main, Staples Weight Loss, NAPT
Flashback Friday: Reliving the North American Poker Tour
The Weekly Review: Sunday Briefing and PlayNow SPC Announcement
The Weekly Review: Negreanu Leads Canadian PoY Race, Fayant Tops Wynn
 
February
Flashback Friday: The 2009 Canadian Heads Up Poker Championship
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: "12u55" Wins Sunday Million for $130K
The Weekly Review: Afriat Tops WPT and Canada Wins Sunday Storm
Flashback Friday: Reliving Poker Padz
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: "RoiRoiDame" Wins Special Sunday Storm
The Weekly Review: Greenwood Wins in Australia and Live Poker in Canada
 
January
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: "ACNB24" Tops partypoker High Roller For $33K
The Weekly Review: Alberta's Newest Winner, Art, and Sunday Majors
The Weekly Review: Canadian PCA Wrap-Up and Sunday Majors
The Weekly Review: Bicknell Tops Canadian Sunday Scores, ‘freezeplay’ Wins Winter Series Main
The Weekly Review: Canadian PoY, Charity Stream, and Negreanu Recaps
 
2017 December
The Weekly Review: Charity Streams and Side Event Wins For Canadians
The Weekly Review: Greenwood Climbs Rankings as Franklin Wins Sunday Million
The Weekly Review: Sam Greenwood Dominates Caribbean Poker Party
 
November
The Weekly Review: Fall Poker Classic Concludes and the Red Spade Open Returns
The Weekly Review: WPT, WSOPE, COPS, and More
Phil Riley Dominates Harvest Poker Classic
The Weekly Review: Harvest Poker Classic, WPT, and WSOPE in the Headlines
The Weekly Review: A Canadian Series, A Charity Stream, And Results Online and On GPI
Streaming Marathon Will Raise Money For Alberta Children’s Hospital
 
October
The Weekly Review: WPT Florida Wraps Up While Focus Shifts to Playground
The Weekly Review: Innovation in Poker and a Sunday Million Win
The Weekly Review: Saskatoon and Calgary Wrap Up Series, Regina Upcoming
The Weekly Review: Ari Engel Cashes WPT and Still Leads GPI, SIGA Poker Championship Begins
 
September
The Weekly Review: PlayNow Poker Championship, Online Series, and SIGA Preview
Ferosh Tailor Leads After Day 1 of PNPC Main Event
The Weekly Review: Montreal, Edmonton, and Winnipeg Hosting Events
Kent Reigns Over King in Second PlayNow Championship Event
Kyle Buell Wins First Event at 2017 PlayNow Poker Championship
Big Turnout Earns 28 Players a Seat Into the Main Event in Winnipeg
The Weekly Review: PokerStars In the Spotlight With WCOOP and Video Replays
The Weekly Review: WCOOP, Powerfest, GPI Rankings, and Planning for Winnipeg
The Weekly Review: WPT, PokerStars Championship, and Online Results
 
August
The Weekly Review: Action From East, West, and Online
The Weekly Review: Action Resumes Post-WSOP
The Weekly Review: Poker Bots, Throwing Objects on 888poker, Deerfoot Poker Management
The Weekly Review: Prop Bets, Edmonton Poker, MicroMillions, and Sunday Domination
Canada's "hahahasucker" Among Big Winners During MicroMillions
 
July
The Weekly Review: Ayre Can Breath Easy, Adams Climbs the Rankings, and More
The Weekly Review: The 2017 WSOP Wraps Up
The Weekly Review: Runner-Up in The Giant Just Misses 2nd Canadian Bracelet
The Weekly Review: Negreanu Keeps Coming Close
The Weekly Review: GPI, TSN, WSOP, and MSOP
 
June
The Weekly Review: Busy Week at WSOP Results in No Canadian Wins
The Weekly Review: A Ring Won in Regina and a Bracelet in Vegas
The Weekly Review: WSOP and Diamond Poker Classic Highlight Busy Week
The Weekly Review: Canadians in Chile, Sochi, and Las Vegas
 
May
Shirshikov Supreme at PokerStars Championship Sochi While One Canadian in the Field
PokerStars Festival Hits Chile
The Weekly Review: Three Online Series Conclude
The Weekly Review: Matt Salsberg and Kevin Martin Find Wins
The Weekly Review: Playground Steals Country's Attention
I Played a WSOP Step Qualifier on 888poker and This is What I Learned
 
April
The Weekly Review: Deerfoot's Series Marks Start of Spring and Seniors' Game Gets Shut Down
How To Play Poker On the Go with 888poker's App
The Weekly Review: Poker Taxes in Canada and CPT Set For a Comeback
The Weekly Review: Success by Elliot Smith, Ari Engel, Paul Brar, and "Shibonomo"
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: "Shibonomo" Takes Second in Sunday Million
The Weekly Review: A Debate, a New Super High Roller, and Other Canadian News
Ryan Riess Wins at WPT Seminole Hard Rock While Canadians Struggle With Only Three Cashes
The Canadian Sunday Briefing: “ModzillaPL” Wins the Super-Sized Sunday During Biggest Online Weekend of the Year
The Weekly Review: A Regina Wrap-Up and Features On Two Canadian Ladies
 
March
The Weekly Review: Canada Dominates Panama Before Heading to Casino Regina
How to Qualify for the WSOP Through 888poker
The Weekly Review: California Swing and Reality Television
The Weekly Review: Local Results From Alberta and P.E.I., a WSOP Return, and Bicknell Hits Top 10
William Harper Outlasts Sellout Field to Capture Deep Freeze Bounty at Red Shores
The Weekly Review: Canadians Win at American Poker Awards But Not World Poker Tour
 
February
All Aboard For the 2017 Station Poker Classic
 
2016 January
Ticket Scalping Issue Addressed for 2016 Fallsview Poker Classic
 
2015 October
Ontario Racetracks Offer an E-Poker Alternative
 
July
2015 WSOP Day 36: Anthony Zinno Wins on Fourth Final Table of the Summer
 
June
2015 WSOP Day 32: Carol Fuchs is First Female Bracelet Winner of the Summer
2015 WSOP Day 25: Brian Hastings Wins 2nd Bracelet in 10 Days
2015 WSOP Day 16: Greenwood Captures Canada's First Bracelet
Mike Leah Makes Final Table of WSOP $10,000 Razz Championship, Eyeing Second Bracelet
 
May
2015 EPT Grand Final Day 8: Schemion and Lodden Survive for Final Table
Spring has Sprung as 2015 Playground Poker Spring Classic Wraps Up
 
April
Alberta's Jaime Staples Becomes Latest 'Friend of PokerStars'
 
March
Gerry Macleod Runs Hot During 2015 Maritime Meltdown
Calgary Poker Pro Kevin Martin Debuts on Big Brother Canada Season 3
Canadian Streamer Spotlight: Get Stackin' with Gripsed
 
February
WPT Fallsview Poker Classic Sees Big Turnout Throughout 4-Event Series
Anthony Zinno Wins 2nd WPT Title at Fallsview; Cajelais, 6th; Cloutier, 4th
2015 WPT Fallsview: Cajelais and Cloutier Remain in Final Six
2015 WPT Fallsview: Hochman Feels the Love on Valentine's Day, Leads Final 19
2015 WPT Fallsview: Canadian Andrew Pantling Leads Day 1
 
January
PlayOLG Launches in Ontario; Regulated Online Poker on the Horizon
 
2014 December
Top 10 Stories of 2014: #3, What the Amaya Acquisition Might Mean for Canadians
Top 10 Stories of 2014: #4, RFID Technology in Poker
Canadian Streamer Spotlight: Follow the Daily Grind with Jaime Staples
 
August
From the Turf to the Felt: Jamie Dawick Blends Poker with Lacrosse
 
June
WSOP Eh-Team: Matt Marafioti On the Edge of Bracelet Success
Robbie Richard Rips Through Field at Red Shores
John Agelakis Edges Out the Field to Become Spring UltraStack Main Event Champion
 
May
Ivan ‘vandir4rek’ Soshnikov SCOOP’s Main Event High Victory
Canadian Government Seeks to Stop Money Laundering, not Gambling
SCOOP Some Money into Your Pockets from May 4-18
 
March
Canadians Turn Out in Droves for PokerStars' MicroMillions VII
WPT Amateur Poker League: Don't Just Dream It ... Live It!
 
February
Matthew Lapossie Wins WPT Fallsview Main Event
WPT Fallsview Event 2 Won by Pratyush Buddiga
Mike Leah Wins WPT Fallsview Event 1 for $118,982
Niagara Falls Welcomes the WPT Back to Ontario
 
January
Toronto Poker League Members Freeroll to Big Money at PCA
DeepStacks Poker Tour Announce First Canadian Event
Ontario’s Betting Restrictions and Ways to Work Around Them
 
2013 December
Canadians Lose Skrill but Still Have Outs