SOURCE: Decision Education Foundation

In November, Commerce Casino hosts its inagural L.A. Poker Open, a series of exciting tournaments.

November 05, 2009 09:18 ET

Commerce Casino Offers LA Poker Open Championship Participants Discount to Annie Duke Celebrity Poker Night

LA Poker Open Main Event Participants Receive $100 Discount for Entry to Annie Duke Celebrity Poker Night Sponsored by Benefiting Decision Education Foundation

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 5, 2009) - Commerce Casino recently announced that poker players registering for the L.A. Poker Open No-limit hold'em championship event #19 will receive a $100 discount for entry to the Annie Duke Celebrity Poker Night (CPN) sponsored by, a charity event featuring dozens of Hollywood celebrities, famous poker players, and more than $50,000 in prizes and giveaways.

Commerce Casino kicks off its first event of the L.A. Poker Open series on Thursday, November 5th, with a $220 no-limit hold'em $500,000 Guarantee. Registration for Event #1 is open through Saturday, November 7th.

"It's great to be able to give back to charity, and also to our Commerce Casino guests and L.A. Poker Open participants," stated marketing executive John Griffo. "Our team has pulled together an exciting series of events, with some of the greatest poker pros and Hollywood celebrities in attendance. We look forward to sharing that excitement with our guests."

The Annie Duke Celebrity Poker Night (CPN) fundraiser benefiting the Decision Education Foundation (DEF) will take place on the second floor of the Commerce Casino ballroom on Thursday, November 19th, an hour into the last L.A. Poker Open Championship Mega Satellite qualifier. Players who've qualified and registered for the L.A. Poker Open Championship can simply present their proof of entry to any DEF representative at the Annie Duke CPN registration desk for a $100 discounted entry. Registration for the Annie Duke CPN will remain open until 9:15 PM, or through the end of the first tournament break.

The Annie Duke CPN sponsored by is open to the public. Seats are limited. Tickets are $330, and available in advance at

For more information on confirmed celebrities, tournament structure, more than $50,000 in prizes, schedule of events, sponsors, how to qualify at, and exciting activities, visit

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Annie Duke CPN sponsored by will benefit DEF. The Annie Duke CPN is a GreasieWheels production. For those unable to attend this event but wish to make a donation, visit

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