Editor in Chief, PokerListings.com
Matt got his start in poker media as a tournament reporter at the 2006 WSOP and has been back every year since. He's covered the WSOP Circuit, WSOP Europe, EPT, WPT, NAPT, APPT, Aussie Millions, NBC Heads-Up Championship, Wynn Classic and many more major poker tournaments around the world.
Matt played online poker as a way to make money while studying English Literature at the University of British Columbia and still calls Vancouver home. As both a player and a fan of the game Matt has seen the poker world grow and change firsthand over the last six years.
Matt manages the editorial content on PokerListings.com and continues to travel the world in search of poker stories. He can be reached at matthew.showell (at) pokerlistings.com.
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