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Playboy and Kardashians Hosts the Aces and Angels Celebrity Poker Tournament

On July 11th, 2009, the Playboy Mansion and the Kardashian family will host the Aces and Angels Celebrity Poker Event. Card Player is the poker sponsor for the tournament. Aces and Angels, which started in 2007, have raised more than $427,000 for the families of the firefighters in Southern California who were killed or injured while fulfilling their duty. This year, the Kardashians-famous for their reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians-will host the poker event.

Led by Kim Kardashian and sisters Khloe and Kourtney and mother Kris will welcome poker high rollers and celebrities to the Playboy Mansion for the yearly event. Playboy playmates and bunnies, top models from all over the world, Hollywood celebrities and poker pros are expected to join the event. Tickets prices for the poker tournament range from $1,0000 to $3,500 but event the basic poker package includes unlimited access to the Playboy Mansion grounds, swimming pool area and grotto, a gourmet supper and unlimited supply of premium alcohol.

Anyone that signs-up now for the VIP high-roller package ($3,500) can get a $1,000 discount and a signed custom made Playboy poker table. More than $50,000 will be given at the event, with the grand prize for the champion valued at more than$25,000. The "Vegas Fantasy Giveaway" will give one player a 4-day, three-night stay in a VIP suite in Las Vegas, a VIP foursome at the Golf Gone Wild golf event, a helicopter tour of the Las Vegas strip and the Grand Canyon, Skydiving and others.

A lot of celebrities and poker players have already confirmed their participation in the tournament, which is being emceed by well-known poker pro Phil Hellmuth. Poker pros like Annie Duke, Nenad Medic, Marcel Luske, David Williams and others have already confirmed their attendance in the event.


05/04/2009 20:22 PM