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Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt hails from Leeds, West Yorkshire in the United Kingdom and has worked in the poker industry since 2008, when he was asked to write and maintain a blog for the largest betting exchange in the world. Since then, he has written, and still writes, poker news and poker strategy articles for a number of well-known and established European-based online poker sites, along with providing live updates on poker tournaments for PokerNews and the World Poker Tour. In September 2010 he became the editor of UK PokerNews.

Matthew Pitt Articles

2015 March
Love Sports? Then You’ll Love the 850 Sports News Digest App
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Big Wins, Big Changes, and Jail Time
London’s Ritz Casino Sues High Rollers Over Unpaid Gambling Debts
What Similarities Are There Between Poker and Angry Birds?
partypoker Wants to Give You a Free £10 (No Deposit Required!)
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Wins, Losses, and Value
Beating Low Stakes “Fast-Fold” Poker Games
New Online Gambling Tax Set to be Signed Into Irish Law
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Bellamy Wins UKPC Main Event
Changing Gears To Keep Your Opponents Guessing
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: UKPC Festival Is In Full Swing
Why I Am a Tournament Poker Player
Dealing With Losing at Poker
Irish Rugby Player Loses Career and Gets a €10K Fine Over Poker Game Assault
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Rob Tinnion Highlights a Great Week for Poker in the UK
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Exciting Times Are Ahead
Tips for Taking On Better Players
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Chidwick Returns to GPI Top 10
Hands Up If You Want to Qualify For The Irish Open For Free!
Genting Poker Series Looks to Inject Fun Back Into Poker
Four Tips for Navigating Large Low Buy-In Online Poker Tournament Fields
Internet Gambling Sites to be Blocked in the United Kingdom
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Live Win For Ludovic Geilich
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Kamel Continues To Climb
Using Multiple-Level Thinking To Turn a Hand Into a Bluff
“Move Up Where They Respect Your Raises”… Actually, Don’t!
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Chattaway Goes Back-To-Back
Defending Your Blinds Versus a Steal
2014 December
What’s in an Online Poker Name?
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Sam Razavi Makes History
Consider Postflop Equity When Selecting Preflop Hands
Plug Your Poker Leaks Before They Cause Serious Damage
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Double Delight For Ben Dobson
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: MTT Wins and Neil Channing Gains a Sponsor
A Guide to Setting Up Your Online Poker Heads Up Display (HUD)
Five Common Mistakes When Setting Poker Goals
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Patrick Leonard is the World Number One
Bankroll Management: A Cashout Strategy
UK PokerNews Round-Up: Companies Perform Well; Stuart Pearce Learns Poker
Bankroll Management: Shot-Taking and Moving Up in Stakes
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Tournament Successes and Climbing the Rankings
An Introduction to Bankroll Management
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round Up: Live Tournaments Galore
Caution! Running Good Can Be Bad For Your Game
Multiple-Level Thinking in Poker: At What Level Are You?
UK PokerNews Round-Up: Huge WCOOP Scores, Delayed Gambling Bill and Poker Investments
Winamax Poker Open Trophy Stays in Ireland Following Tom Kitt’s Win
Five Tips for Beating Small-Stakes Online Poker Tournaments
New United Kingdom Gambling Act Delayed Until Nov. 1
Factors To Consider When Calling Three-Bets in Position
UK Round-Up: Big Scores Galore for UK and Ireland Grinders
The Dangers of Playing Three-Bet Pots Out of Position
UK & Ireland Round-Up: Rob Tinnion Wins the Sunday Million
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: A Big Win for Ireland's Marc Macdonnell
Ryan Foster Wins Record-Breaking GUKPT Goliath for £62,120
Leigh Wiltshire Turns £0.01 Into £110,000 in the Sky Poker UKPC 6-Max Main Event
UK PokerNews Round-Up: Vas Nunes Wins, Betfair Slip Up and More
UK PokerNews Round-Up: Live Title for Chung, Big Weekend For Peers, and More
UK PokerNews Round-Up: Big Wins, Triple Crowns and More
$5 Million Guaranteed MicroMillions 8 Kicks Off On PokerStars
Dubai-Based Businessman Sues London Casino for £10 Million; Alleges Cheating
MPN Head of Poker Alex Scott Discusses the New Tour and Competing with the WPT and EPT
A Look at the Inaugural MPN Poker Tour Venue, Aspers Casino Stratford
UK & Ireland PokerNews Round-Up: Brits Bank Huge Scores
The Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill Becomes Law
The New MPN Poker Tour Makes Its Début In London In May
2014 APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker Begins
GUKPT Champion Rhys Jones: "Poker Is All About Adjusting to Something or Someone"
Tom "hitthehole" Middleton Wins 2014 WCOOP Challenge Series Main Event for $500,000
Hendon Mobsters Now Known as Pokermob; Launch New Online League
Head to Venice with a $2,000 Poker Package from 888poker
Win Your Share of €1,000 in the TonyBet SNG Bike Ride Promotion!
partypoker Weekly: Valentines Mission, Sexton Speaks Out and More
partypoker WPT National UK London Guarantees £100K Prize Pool
British Internet Service Providers: "We Are Not Internet Unofficial Police"
Ben "jenbizzle" Jones and His Huge Six-Figure Start to 2014
Marcin Milde Wins Two PocketFives Triple Crowns In a Fortnight
371 Players Reach Supernova Elite Status at PokerStars in 2013
2013 December
Play Your Way to a $5,000 Sponsorship Package in the PKR Road to Team Pro Promotion
Redbet Rake Race Standings Updated: "highlander" Still Leads
The partypoker Weekly: Win Your Way to WPT Prague and Pokerfest: Micro Turbo Edition
Check Out Some of the Amazing December Promotions at Everest Poker
MagicHoldem Partners with Everest Poker and Poker770
Time Is Running Out to Grab Your $300 of Free Gifts in the PKR Kickstart Promotion
Are You Using the Skrill MasterCard Yet?
partypoker Weekly: Jesse May's Favorite Premier League Hands and More
Dusk Till Dawn Opens the Sam Trickett High Roller Room
One Lucky Winner to Face Gus Hansen for $100k at the Full Tilt Poker Pro Battle
PokerStars Allows Players to Purchase Play Money Chips
2013 World Series of Poker Main Event November Nine: Ryan Riess
Win Your Way to the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure Main Event For Free!
Partypoker Weekly: Have You Completed the Montreal Mission Yet?
partypoker Weekly: Win Your Way to WPT Prague, Kara Scott's Travel Tips and More
A Look Inside PokerStars' Isle of Man Headquarters By The Numbers
Introducing The MagicHoldem Personal Poker Coach
Win a VIP Holiday Package to Brazil at Betfair Poker
partypoker Weekly: WPT Montreal Mission, Kara Scott's Malta Tips and More
Become a Skrill VIP and Receive 1% Cashback for 30 Days
Grab a Free $25 at Full Tilt Poker and Play the MTOPS with Gus Hansen and Viktor Blom
Partypoker Weekly: Win Your Way to WPT National UK, Boost Your Bankroll, and More
Win Cash Prizes For Winning With Seven-Deuce in the PokerStars 7-2 Boom Promotion
partypoker Weekly: Win Your Way to WPT Montreal and Much More!
Help Yourself to $300 Worth of Free Gifts in the PokerNews PKR Kickstart Promotion
Let MagicHoldem Be Your Personal Poker Coach
PartyPoker Weekly: New #pokermissions, Kara Scott's Blog and More!
Exclusive Interview with Rob Yong: "Why I Will Quit Dusk Till Dawn in Six Months"
PartyPoker Weekly: Three Great Promotions That Could Boost Your Bankroll
Head to the French Riviera for the 2013 Unibet Open Cannes Festival
PartyPoker Launches New Five-Stop WPT National UK Tour
Win 1 of 50 Tickets to WCOOP Events in Our Special Giveaway Freeroll!
Partypoker Weekly: All-New partypoker Launched!
PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker Begins Sunday
High-Stakes Poker Players Allegedly Targeted in Laptop Scam in Barcelona
Some Great Betfair Poker Promotions to Get Your Teeth Into
PartyPoker Weekly: Win Your Way to WPT Paris, WPT Montreal and More!
PartyPoker Weekly: Can You Withstand the Pace of the FastForward Challenge?
Limited Time Offer: New Players Can Claim a Free £10 at William Hill - UK Only
New U.K. Gambling Tax Hike Could Raise £300 Million
Play in Two £30,000 Freerolls Every Week at 888poker!
PartyPoker Weekly: Boost Your Bankroll With a Weekly $5,000 Freeroll
Introducing StarGames Poker and its Deposit Giveaway Promotion
Test Your Skills and Win Cash Prizes in the PokerStars Hot August Promotion
PartyPoker Weekly: Head to WPT Paris and Montreal with PartyPoker
Play in the Final $3,000 Freeroll of the $9,000 PokerNews PKR Iron Gamer
PartyPoker Weekly: Head to WPT Montreal With a $5K Package
Compete in up to $9,000 Worth of PokerNews-Exclusive Freerolls at William Hill
PartyPoker Weekly: Time is Running Out to Win Your Way to Old Trafford
Help Yourself to a Free $20 in the Poker770 Cash Machine Promotion
PartyPoker Weekly: Win 1 of 50 Seats to the $200K GTD Sunday
Win One of Three €1,200 Packages to Manchester United's Old Trafford
Six Poker770 MPS Montenegro Packages Must Be Won!
Win One of Six Poker770 MPS Montenegro Packages!
PartyPoker Weekly: Boost Your Bankroll With a $5,000 Freeroll
The Road to Old Trafford Starts Here; Win One of Three €1,200 Packages
Compete For a Share of $20,000 in our Exclusive PokerStars Freeroll in August
Full Tilt Poker Launches $500k Freeroll Festival
PartyPoker Weekly: Play at Old Trafford, in Cyprus and Much More!
Win One of Three Manchester United VIP Packages at PartyPoker
Test Your Skills and Win Big in the 3x $5,000 Gala Poker Freeroll Series
A Share of $9,000 Awaits the Competitors in the PKR Iron Gamer Promotion
Qualification for the PokerNews $30,000 Main Event Freeroll Ends June 30
Showcase Your Skills in the $9,000 PokerNews PKR Iron Gamer Promotion
PartyPoker Weekly: Play Poker at Old Trafford, Grab a Free $50 and More
Ludovic Geilich Wins PokerStars UKIPT Marbella Main Event
PartyPoker Weekly: Win Your Way to WPT Cyprus and Much More!
Win One of 9,000 Tickets to the PokerStars World Record Tournament
PartyPoker Weekly: Play in $50,000 Worth of Freerolls Every Month at PartyPoker
ISPT Wembley Main Event Day 5: Pete Linton Leads the Final Six
Join in the 100 Billion Hands Celebration at PokerStars and Win Big!
ISPT Wembley Main Event Day 3: Ole Schemion Leads Star-Studded Final 99
Boost Your Bankroll with the PokerNews PKR WSOP Deal 2
ISPT Wembley Main Event Day 2a: Alban Juen Leads; Trickett and Benyamine Advance
Tony G to Test Whether Oxford University Students are Qualified to Play Poker
PokerNews Customers are Invited to a €1,000 Freeroll at Winamax
Qualify for the PokerNews $30k Main Event Freeroll at PokerStars Today!
PartyPoker Weekly: Win Your Way to the Home of Manchester United, Old Trafford
The Final Results from the $67,500 PokerNews PokerStars Freeroll Series Are In!
188BET is Offering Risk Free WSOP Packages, €500 Freerolls and More!
Breaking News: Phil Ivey Suing Crockfords Casino for £7.8M
Exclusive WSOP Deal for PokerNews Players at PKR
PartyPoker Weekly: $10K Daily Giveaway, WSOP Satellites and Free Money!
Play in the $1,500,000 Guaranteed Pokerfest III Main Event for Just $1
188BET is Running World Series of Poker Satellites for just €5.50!
British Poker Player Marcus Bebb-Jones Jailed for 20 Years for Murder
Over $15,000 Worth of SCOOP Main Event Seats Must be Won!
Make a Name for Yourself in the $4,000 PokerNews Rising Star Freeroll
Claim as Many Scalps As Possible in the Bounty Brawl Freerolls
The First €1,000 Freeroll at Winamax Takes Place Tonight. Are You In?
Head to the 2013 WSOP for Only €5.50 with 188BET Poker!
PartyPoker Weekly: Mike Sexton Shares Some Poker Wisdom
Win a Share of $9,000 in the PokerAce Depositor Freerolls
Receive a Free $10 Chip at Miami Club Casino; No Deposit Required
Receive 25% off your PokerTracker 4 Purchase This Weekend!
How Many Bounties Can You Win in the Bounty Brawl Freerolls?
PartyPoker Weekly: Did You Win in our Spring Rush Promotion?
Claim Some Scalps in the PokerNews Bounty Brawl Freerolls
Increase Your Profits to the Max with Our Winamax €1,000 Freerolls!
PartyPoker Pro Kara Scott Engaged to Giovanni Rizzo
Win a GUKPT Stockton Main Event Seat for Free with Grosvenor Poker
PartyPoker Weekly: Freeroll Your Way to the 2013 WSOP with PartyPoker
Play in the €3.5M Guaranteed Winamax Series for Free Thanks to our Exclusive Freeroll
Fight Your Way to Victory in the PokerNews Bet-at-Home Bounty Brawl
Zynga Launches Real-Money Online Poker in United Kingdom
Fantasy Poker Manager Named Official Fantasy Game of the World Series of Poker
PartyPoker Weekly: The Biggest Ever Pokerfest Starts April 21
Our Free Unibet Open Ticket Offer Ends March 31; Don't Miss Out!
The Free $50 Offer at Poker770 Ends March 31; Claim Yours Today
PartyPoker $9K Spring Rush is Ending; Grab Some Value While You Still Can!
PartyPoker Weekly: Head to Canada for the WPT and Win Huge Prizes in March
Get Involved in the $67,500 PokerStars PokerNews Freeroll Series
Take Part in the $15K Titan Spring Freeroll Series and Boost Your Bankroll in the $5K RakeChase
Sign up for a PKR Account and be Rewarded with a MEGADEAL!
PartyPoker Weekly: Time is Running Out to Qualify For WPT Barcelona
Qualify for the Next $5,000 PokerStars Freeroll Today; Six Freerolls Remain
Win One of 50 Seats to MicroMillion Event #29: Password Inside!
Boost Your Bankroll with the $15,000 Titan Spring Freeroll Series
Win One of 100 Seats to the MicroMillions 4 Zoom Tournaments!
Help Yourself to a Free $10 at Full Tilt Poker -- No Deposit Required!
PartyPoker Weekly: Boost Your Bankroll With The $9K Spring Rush and Much More!
Head to Unibet Open Tróia With Help From a Free €11 Unibet Open Ticket
PartyPoker Weekly: Win Superb Prizes Every Day in the Daily Deal Promotion
Win Your Way to Unibet Open Tróia With Our Exclusive Promotion
Win a Share of $5,000 in the $67,500 PokerStars Freeroll Series
Win Superb Prizes in the PokerNews PartyPoker $9,000 Spring Rush
PartyPoker Weekly: Qualify for the 2013 WSOP, Dominate the World and More
Win One of 50 Seats to the Cool Million Tournament on Full Tilt Poker
Turn $11 Into Your Share of $1 Million in the Cool Million On Full Tilt Poker
Don't Miss Out on the Next $5,000 PokerStars Freeroll; Qualification Ends Today!
Win One of 50 Seats to the Cool Million Tournament on Full Tilt Poker
PartyPoker Weekly: sinhnhlk1994 Wins a Nexus 4, Fast Forward Challenge and More!
Qualify for the Next $5,000 Freeroll in Our $67.5K PokerStars PokerNews Freeroll Series
Double Guarantees Week Ends Tomorrow On Full Tilt Poker; Don't Miss Out
Win Your Share of More Than $5 Million in Double Guarantees Week on Full Tilt Poker
PartyPoker Weekly: Kara Scott's Tips for Online Poker Players, Upcoming WPTs and More!
Vojtech Ruzicka Wins European Poker Tour Deauville High Roller EPT Deauville High Roller Day 1: Troyanovski Leads Star-Studded Field
2013 EPT Deauville Main Event Day 3: Shahaf Hadaya Leads The Way
2013 EPT Deauville Main Event Day 2: Andrei Stoenescu Emerges as Chip Leader
2013 EPT Deauville Main Event Day 1a: Jesper Feddersen Leads
Global Poker Index Launches Fantasy Poker Manager on Facebook
2012 December
Ramzi Jelassi Wins Season 9 EPT Prague Main Event
Season 9 EPT Prague Day 2: Iosif Beskrovnyy Leads As Money Bubble Looms
Breaking News: Jim Ryan To Retire As Co-CEO
PokerStars Pro Theo Jorgensen Shot Three Times During Robbery
Full Tilt Poker Opens For Play Money; Non-US Players Can View Balances
Yorane Kerignard Wins World Poker Tour Malta Main Event
World Poker Tour Malta Day 3: Jackson Genovesi Leads Six-Handed Final Table
World Poker Tour Malta Day 2: Jackson Genovesi Still Leads The Way
World Poker Tour Malta Day 1b: Jackson Genovesi Claims Overall Chip Lead
World Poker Tour Malta Day 1a: Casper Toft Leads; Phil Hellmuth Advances to Day 2
The Rise And Rise Of Marvin Rettenmaier; Back-To-Back World Poker Tour Champion
Marvin Rettenmaier Wins World Poker Tour Merit Cyprus Classic, Back-to-Back WPT Titles
World Poker Tour Merit Cyprus Classic Day 3: Erik Cajelais Is The Man To Catch
World Poker Tour Merit Cyprus Classic Day 1b: Chino Rheem Leads Combined Field
$1 Million Guaranteed Red Spade Open Returns On August 12
Miroslav Macho Wins The Latest Deutsch Poker Tour Main Event
Ramil Boyazitov Wins The Latest GCOP II Event For A Cool €67,879
Introducing The King's Casino Rozvadov: The Largest Poker Room In Europe
April European Poker Tour Berlin Day 4: Davidi Kitai Leads Final Table European Poker Tour Berlin Day 1a: Vladimir Geshkenbein Leads
PartyPoker Big Game: Laak Showing Amazing Endurance
Jannick Wrang Wins the European Poker Tour Campione Main Event European Poker Tour Campione Day 2: Botond Leads As Bubble Approaches
A Review of PokerStars' Zoom Poker
February EPT Copenhagen Day 3: Pierre Neuville Leads Final 24 EPT Copenhagen Day 1a: Steve O'Dwyer Leads
Thor Hansen Charity Tournament to be Held Thursday, Feb. 9 on Betfair Poker
2011 November
PartyPoker Weekly: World Domination, Pigeons, Aussie Millions and More!
Start Building Your Stack in the $10,000 Unibet Size Does Matter Promotion
The Action Is Heating Up In The $15,000 Carbon Poker League
Win A Share Of $15,000 This Christmas With Poker770
2011 WSOPE Event #5, Day 3: Four Remain, Mizrachi in the Hunt; Event #6, Fierro Leads
2011 WSOPE Event #4: Tristan Wade Wins; Event #5 Heads-Up; Event #6 Fierro Leads
2011 WSOPE Event #2, Day 2: Hinrichsen Wins; Trickett Leads Event #3, and More
PartyPoker Weekly: Watch WPT Malta & Become a WPT Champion
2011 EPT Tallinn Day 4: Kaiser Leads Star Studded Final Table
2011 EPT Tallinn Day 1b: Oscar Lima Leads From Start to Finish
European Poker Tour Snowfest Day 4: Belgian Domination at the Final Table
European Poker Tour Snowfest Day 1b: Field Grows and Geshkenbein Leads the Way into Day 2
2010 December European Poker Tour Prague Day 3: MacPhee Takes the Lead European Poker Tour Prague Day 1a: Elias Brussianos Leads the First Flight Field
November EPT Barcelona Day 5: Kent Lundmark Takes Home the Title EPT Barcelona Day 2: Bryn Kenney Leads the Way