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Mike Matusow Beats Phil Hellmuth in NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Jan/27/2013
Mike Matusow Beats Phil Hellmuth in NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship

Mike Matusow beat Phil Hellmuth in the highly anticipated NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship, taking in $750k.

The National Heads Up Championship returned to the Caesars Palace Las Vegas for the period January 24-26, 2013 following a year-long hiatus.  This event will be broadcast on NBC.

In a tweet sent out by Matusow, the self-proclaimed “mouth’ pondered his big win.

Mike Matusow ‏@themouthmatusow

Im laying here in bed overcome with emotion truly wondering if me and hellmuth have changed the game of poker for Americans on tv once again

For his part, Hellmuth offered this tweet:

phil_hellmuth ‏@phil_hellmuth

Lost in 3rd match of best of 3 matches to @TheMouthMatusow in the finals of the NBC Heads Up Championships. Congrats to Mikey on the Win

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

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