In younger age he started his poker playing interest online and by few years he becomes a star of poker player. With an unexpected rank of 15th at World Series of Poker Main (WSOP) Event 2010 he was much disappointed. At Mill Creek, Washington, was his high school, he started his playing career. He was actually inspired with the live coverage of the poker game on TV. He started with only $five tournaments to start then moved to other tournaments series such as $10 or $20.
His interest turned to play online poker when he was doing his degree in finance at the college of Washington. Then he starts to making history and spark as online poker player. His career as poker player started with very low amount but eventually is goes up and up and he started doing tabling for $100. He made victory in Poker Stars Sunday Second Chance event and complete poker tilt rebuy $150 tournaments and Affleck also won Online Poker Full Tilt Series in the year of 2010.
Matt also started from live series and in 2008 he played for the Poker Spring Round-Up in the $10,524 Pendleton and won a $200 NLHE event. He was in track and played in France for €36,900 and came 2nd in a NLHE event €500 at the California State Poker Championship Main Event which held for $124,306 he placed at 3rd. In the season of summer he cashed in 2 WSOP events. Moreover he started playing for live events and won at the Classic L.A. Poker and continuation with two cashes WSOP in 2010. Now, in 2011 he added stars with his success with won in the L.A. Poker Classic and Poker Stars Caribbean Adventure High Roller tournament and also cased at Las Vegas in WSOP event. He starts form online playing and now in few years he have budget of $980K.