Schedule    Game Prizes    Points System    Standings    Satellite    Rules    Hosts
  Matt Savage - Tournament Director
  Matt Savage is no stranger to the world of professional poker. He has directed major tournaments throughout the United States as well as abroad. In 2003, Matt directed the largest, first-ever $10,000 buy-in tournament, Showdown at the Sands on the Fox Sports Network and the two largest prize-money payouts in professional poker history for the World Series of Poker on ESPN in 2002 and 2003. Additionally, Matt has acted as tournament director for the Cajun Poker Classic at Harrah's, Bay 101 Shooting Star for the World Poker Tour, and numerous other high-profile poker championships.

Matt is also the founder of the Tournament Directors Association (TDA), which has been instrumental in standardizing tournament rules throughout the world.

  Chad Brown - Host
  Born and raised in the Bronx, NY, Chad Brown moved to Los Angeles in the '90s to pursue an accomplished career in acting. His natural gift for the arts landed him numerous starring roles in film, television, and theatre. These roles include the award-winning soap opera Another World , the successful television game show Caesar's Challenge alongside Ahmad Rashad, and most recently he was featured alongside Beau Bridges in the TV series Maximum Bob . Despite his busy acting career, Chad has found time to pursue his favorite dramatic setting, the poker table. He has gone on to win many prestigious tournaments in both " Texas Hold'em" and "Seven Card Stud," placing him in the arena that so many dream of achieving. It is this skill, charm, and wit that have helped him become one of the most recognizable personalities in the poker world.
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  Brandi Williams - Field Correspondent
  Born in the small town of Perryopolis , Pennsylvania , Brandi Williams eventually moved to Las Vegas to see what the city had to offer. She was approached by a local producer to audition for a television show, landing the job as a KTLA correspondent on the Vegas Minute , airing in Los Angeles . Since then, Brandi has become the entertainment reporter on Vegas Live , Las Vegas ' morning talk show on Fox 5, and has hosted Fox's New Years Eve Party alongside the ubiquitous Ryan Seacrest. Recently, Brandi agreed to co-host Blues Bikes and Babes with V-Man and Blues, and also report on any related events. She brings her unique charm and personality to the Ultimate Poker Challenge as its Field Correspondent.

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  Guest Co-hosts
  While Chad Brown is the official host, each week a new and different co-host will bring his - or her - special poker knowledge and personality to the show.
  Renee Wexler - Co-host
  Daniel Negreanu - Co-host
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