December 14, 2009 07:30 ET

Gin Rummy Association & Are Inviting Gin Rummy Players to Compete in 8th Annual Desert Classic Tournament

PALM DESERT, CA--(Marketwire - December 14, 2009) - Gin Rummy Association and are inviting Gin Rummy players to the 8th Annual Desert Classic Open at the Agua Caliente Casino and Spa on February 21-23, 2010. Players from all over the world shall compete in a 3-day event for prizes and ranking. A 1-Day Partnership is planned on Sunday and a 2-Day Singles Match on Monday & Tuesday. For details contact John and Lily Hainline at (760) 408-9998.

If players are not able to travel to this exciting event, they are invited to compete online at any time against other players at in Gin Rummy and in 22 additional games of skill, including Spades, Backgammon, Mahjong, Solitaire, Cribbage, Canasta, Spades, Pool, Darts, Dominoes, Chess, and numerous popular Arcade games.

About Gin Rummy Association

Gin Rummy Association was started by John Hainline, ranked among the top Gin Rummy players in the world for his skillful play. John's passion for competition began with golf -- he was a P.G.A. golf pro for 20+ years. With Gin Rummy being played online, and more players being introduced to this great game of skill, John and his wife/partner Lily created land-based tournaments through the Gin Rummy Association. Please visit for details.


Established in 1999, is an online provider of popular, competitive multi-player games of skill. It offers a world-class online gaming destination where, just as in land-based tournaments, players pay an entry fee to compete for cash prizes. has already awarded over $1,000,000 in prize money to players. games do not constitute gambling because they involve predominantly skill, as opposed to chance. tournaments are designed as interactive online entertainment for adults and are restricted to individuals of legal age in their respective jurisdiction. You can compete for prizes against other live players at

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    The Gin Rummy Association
    78204 Brookhaven Lane
    Palm Desert, CA 92211
    Tel. 760-408-9998