Matt Savage Joins WPT as Tour Director

by Lou on June 27, 2010

The World Poker Tour (WPT) announced that tournament director Matt Savage will join their team as Executive Tour Director.  “Matt is one of the world’s foremost experts on poker tournaments,” said Steve Heller, World Poker Tour CEO.  “Matt’s expertise and relationships in the poker community will greatly enhance our upcoming ninth season.”

“I am excited about this opportunity to work with WPT as their Executive Tour Director,” said Savage.  “WPT is one of the most respected and recognizable brands in poker and I am happy to be a part of its efforts to improve tournament poker for players, fans and casinos.”

Savage has appeared on more than 300 televised poker shows on Fox Sports Net, Travel Channel, GSN, ESPN, among others. A founder of the Tournament Directors Association and recipient of the inaugural Benny Binion award for outstanding service in the poker industry, Savage has directed some of the most successful and innovative poker tournaments, including WPT’s Bay 101 Shooting Star and Los Angeles Poker Classic.

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NoiQ RakeBack June 30, 2010 at 5:21 am

Hello matt
Many many congratulations for you for the joining as a Tour Director. As you are experts on poker tournaments so please improve the opportunity of fare game .

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