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Matt Savage

An interview with a well-known tournament director

by Todd Brunson |  Published: May 24, 2011


If you’re a regular reader of my column or play in any serious poker tournaments, you already know who Matt Savage is. He was one of the founders of the TDA (Tournament Directors Association), and runs tournaments all over the United States, Europe, and Asia. He may even be ready to take my place one day and run the Todd Brunson Montana Challenge; baby steps, Matt, baby steps. My wife, Anjela, and I recently met Matt, his wife, Maryann, and their friend Brian for dinner at the Aria Resort and Casino. After I got a few drinks into Matt, I whipped out my iPad and sprang this interview on him. Todd: Could you explain your new role with the World Poker Tour? Matt: I am the World Poker Tour tour executive. Basically, I was hired to forge a better relationship with poker players and our casino partners. Todd: So, the ...

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