Tweet Relief: Blocking Allen Kessler

Allen Kessler
Allen Kessler

A feud between legendary structure-fanatic Allen Kessler and respected tournament director Matt Savage is reaching new levels on Twitter.

It all started with a lengthy Facebook post by Allen Kessler yesterday critiquing World Poker Tour Montreal.

You can check out the complete post here but it centered around U.S. players having to pay a 4% currency exchange fee, problems with the structure (guess that was a given) and racing off chips without players present.

Keep in mind, this is all about one of the most well-attended WPT events in years, which seemed to be deemed a success by almost everyone involved.

Matt Savage referenced the post in a Tweet, Kessler called him unprofessional and the rest is history.

Here’s a collection of the most incendiary and funny Tweets surrounding the argument.












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About Arthur Crowson

Arthur has been involved exclusively with the poker industry since the 2006 World Series of Poker where he still claims to have captured the first interview with a then-unknown player named Jamie Gold on one of the days leading up to the Main Event final table. Since then Arthur has been working full-time for PokerListings.com writing news stories, covering poker tournaments, interviewing players and capturing it all with his trusty Canon camera.

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Eskimo clark 2012-12-01 06:46:47

Allen is a poker genius
Matt can't take constructive criticism.
Matt should be relived of duties.

Kathy L 2012-12-01 06:41:22

Allen knows poker
Matt is a getting bad at running poker tournaments anymore.

Grant 2012-11-28 16:27:27

Jesus christ Allen give it up for a second for christ's sake

fred 2012-11-28 16:26:37

complainsaw is the worst