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Sam Simmons is general manager of PepTalk



Sam Simmons

Sam Simmons is general manager of PepTalk, a position he has held since May 2020. He leads PepTalk’s talent outreach efforts and supports other aspects of the business including brand development, marketing, public relations, and product development. Simmons carries business experience and expertise in gaming, live event production, and general media.

Prior to joining PepTalk, Simmons served as president at Poker Central where he managed the media company’s growth trajectory and oversaw the expansion of Poker Central’s live event franchises, new original programming, and new product lines in the poker space. Simmons was credited with Poker Central’s significant growth as a content company, and for the successful marriage of the content operation with owned and operated live events to create popular entertainment products and experiences. Simmons also co-founded Poker Central’s sister company in the esports space, Estars Studios.

Based in Las Vegas, Simmons holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of San Diego.


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