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Showdown Poker Tour Signs Matt Savage

19 June 2006

(PRESS RELEASE) -- 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.

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