Showdown Poker Tour Signs with the World’s Number 1 Poker Tournament Director, Matt Savage

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After two great events in May, held in London and Dublin, Showdown Poker Tour is getting ready for an action packed autumn with Matt Savage as Tournament Director. “I am thrilled to be a part of Showdown Poker Tour. With great venues throughout Europe, fabulous tournament structures, and the most player friendly environment of any poker tour, Showdown will be the next big ticket in televised European poker,” says Matt Savage.

Soren Hansen and Teddy Vendersbo - founders of Showdown Poker Tour ( said, “Matt is really a dream coming true for Showdown Poker Tour. We are extremely pleased to announce the worlds best poker tournament director - Matt Savage.”

Matt’s accomplishments in poker are quite impressive. As the former director of the World Series of Poker, founder of the Tournament Director’s Association, first inductee into the Benny Binion Poker Room Manager Hall of Fame, and directly involved in nearly 300 televised poker events around the world, Matt has been an instrumental part of the tremendous growth of poker. Matt has appeared on and worked with ESPN, Fox Sports Network, YES Network, GSN, and the Travel Channel, among many other networks around the world. Matt has a major role in the soon to be released movie, Lucky You, starring Drew Barrymore, Eric Bana and Robert Duvall.

Matt Savage has acted as tournament director and host of the Monte Carlo Millions - Europe’s largest buy-in tournament.

“Matt Savage is by far the best and most professional tournament director Showdown Poker Tour could have and the great feedback we have received from the players has proven that this is the case” says Teddy and Soren from Showdown Poker Tour.

You can experience a Matt Savage event, and personally meet with him, by joining us at one of the late summer and autumn events in 2006 (

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