American poker tournament director Matt Savage and His Achievements
Matt Savage is a well-known person in the world of poker and poker tournaments. He directed the WSOP in 2002-2004 and continued promoting poker all over the world. He is one of the most progressive managers of such level.
In 2004 he managed to attract almost 2600 players to the World Series of Poker Main Event. The top winning that year was $5 000 000. Also, as a good event organizer he attracted many celebrities to this event. He brought together the professionals and the amateurs.
Savage appeared on Fox Sports Net, Travel Channel and ESPN. He was also invited to the networks, which host different tournaments all over the world. Now his major is live tournaments for the online poker websites.
He took a job of Executive Tour Director of the World Poker Tour and he kept his previous job of Tournament Director at Commerce Casino. It is the largest pokerroom in the world. Savage founded the Tournament Directors Association (TDA), which helps to establish the general standards of the tournament rules in the world.
He is also the first member of the Poker Room Manager's Hall of Fame in 2003. He was also nominated in 2009. Matt Savage was also involved with more than 400 televised poker tournaments.
He also appears in the movie "Lucky You," where Drew Barrymore, Robert Duval and Wonderful Eric Bana star. He is the World Poker Tour Executive Tour Director.
Except he is a wonderful manager, Matt also plays poker. His winnings so far stand at a rate of about $70 000.
|Larry Flints Challenge Cup||3rd||$2,200||2010|
|40th World Series of Poker 2009||5th||$32,396||2009|
|Deep Stack Extravaganza||1st||$10,795||2009|
|Deep Stack Extravaganza||5th||$2,362||2009|
|Summer Pot of Gold Tournament||4th||$836||2001|
|Northern California Championship||2nd||$3,940||2001|