First Episode Will Air on March 7th
Las Vegas, NV (February 29, 2016) -- Poker Central®, the world’s only 24/7 Poker™ TV network, today announced the world premiere of its new, original series, “Inside Poker with Matt Savage.” The Show will premiere at 9:30 ET/6:30 PT on Monday, March 7th, and replay later that evening at 12:30 ET/8:30 PT.
“Inside Poker with Matt Savage” features in-depth and unfiltered conversations between host Matt Savage and industry icons on hot topics within the poker world, as well as poker tips and advice from the pros and "inside-the-ropes" stories from the top events and card rooms around the country.
The premiere episode will rivet viewers with three exciting interviews, including: Mike “The Mouth” Matusow ($9 million in tournament earnings), WSOP Executive Director Ty Stewart, and Greg Merson, who turned struggles with sobriety into an emotional $8.5 million, 2012 WSOP Main Event win and a 2012 Player of the Year Award. Future episodes will be set at exciting locations including Seminole Hard Rock, The Bicycle Club, Commerce Casino, Foxwoods Casino, and various Las Vegas locations.
"Poker Central is committed to being the world’s TV channel for all things poker, by providing unprecedented coverage of the poker world and insider access to the incredibly talented professionals who make the game so compelling for viewers around the globe,” said Clint Stinchcomb, CEO of Poker Central.
“Inside Poker with Matt Savage” is produced in Fort Lauderdale by Action Television of Denver, Colorado, producers of top tier sports series including Golf Life, Ski TV, US Freeskiing Open, Inside Skiing, Snowrider and Speedcross. Mike Billingsley is Executive Producer.
How to Watch
For information on how to watch Poker Central, visit https://www.pokercentral.com/find-us.
About Matt Savage
One of the best known figures in the poker world, American Poker Awards Industry Person of the Year and Poker Hall of Fame Nominee Matt Savage has appeared on more than 300 televised poker shows, including WSOP and WPT shows, as well as Poker Central’s new show, “Inside Poker with Matt Savage.” Known as the “Larry King of Poker,” Matt’s on-the-spot, expert coverage of all things poker has helped turn poker into an exciting TV sport watched by millions. When not in front of the camera, Matt directs poker tournaments all over the world, and is currently tournament director for the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles and the Bay 101 Casino in San Jose.
Matt began life working in a bowling alley, until a stroll into a poker room at age 21 changed his life. He started his poker career by selling chips and dealing poker games until he realized his passion for tournaments. Although famed for his creativity in tournament formats and offerings, he also realized the importance of repairing inconsistencies between tournament rules worldwide. He became an advocate for poker rule standardization, founding the Tournament Directors Association with Linda Johnson, which now sets worldwide standards for most major tournaments. When not talking about all things poker, Matt enjoys golfing and lives in Las Vegas with his wife and daughter.
About Poker Central®
Poker Central is the world’s only 24/7 PokerTM TV network. Poker Central’s non-stop coverage of everything poker captivates viewers with thrilling victories, heartbreaking defeats and fortunes made. Located in Las Vegas, Poker Central offers unique access every day to celebrity players, tips and strategies from the pros, player profiles and exclusive poker tournaments from stunning destinations around the globe. Poker Central is committed to delighting poker enthusiasts and advancing the game of poker worldwide. For more information, visit www.pokercentral.com, www.facebook.com/pokercentral, www.twitter.com/pokercentral.
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