SOURCE: GreasieWheels

Trash Talk Championship of the World at the Hard Rock Las Vegas

February 02, 2010 12:28 ET

Hollywood Celebrities Rush Las Vegas for Trash Talk Championship on Super Bowl Weekend

Poker Players Compete for Cash, Prizes, and Bragging Rights at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel & CasinoTrash Talk Championship of the World During Super Bowl Weekend -- Fundraiser Benefits the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - February 2, 2010) - Dozens of Hollywood, sports, and poker celebrities will rush Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel & Casino this Super Bowl weekend to determine who is this year's Trash Talk Champion of the World. On Saturday, February 6th, Sin City's premier property will host a $1,000 +$70 straddle no-limit hold'em charity poker tournament benefiting the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai. Master of ceremonies will be Michael Godard, a modern artist who dedicates himself to philanthropic causes through his work. Half of the prize pool will go to charity, the other half will be distributed, along with valuable prizes, to winners. The Trash Talk Champion of the World will win cash, a 20-pound custom designed crystal trophy, and a World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational seat in Los Angeles, sponsored by Commerce Casino and ClubWPT.com.

Players putting their money where their mouths are include actor Lou Diamond Phillips, "The Voice of Bart Simpson" Nancy Cartwright, "The Sopranos" Robert Iler, "Dukes of Hazzard" April Scott, "Desperate Housewives" Jesse Metcalfe, "Mental" Nicholas Gonzalez, "Melrose Place" Shaun Sipos, Playboy Playmates Sara Underwood, Jessica Burciaga and Jessa Lynn Hinton, "Saved by the Bell" Dennis Haskins, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" Cheryl Hines, actor/producer Joe Reitman, artist Michael Godard, "The Amazing Race Team" Tiffany Michelle and Maria Ho, "Mind Guru" Sam Chauhan, professional poker players Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiary, "Rodeo King" turned poker pro Lee Markholt, Dan "Blitz" Bilzerian, High Stakes Poker guest Andrew Robl, young cash games specialist Keith Gipson, "Who's Your Daddy" CEO Dan Fleyshman, WSOP Champion Paul Wasicka, professional backgammon and poker player Sander Lyloff, "The Maven VT" David Chicotsky, Brian Rast, Alec Torelli, and more.

The red carpet walk and silent auction start at 2PM. The tournament starts at 3PM. For advanced reservations visit http://www.greasiewheels.com/.

The Trash Talk Championship of the World is sponsored by VictoryPoker.net, ClubWPT.com, and the WSOP Academy, and supported by Whole Foods Markets, The Autograph Guys, Polanti Watches, Monster Cable, Rockwell, DVS Shoe Company, Monte Cristo Cigars, ABA Energy Corporation, Jack Links, 2-Step Images, Ollie Pop, Ksino Clothing, Jennifer Harman CPT, Cartwright Entertainment, Life's A Bluff, Legacy Alliance Inc., www.TheMavenVT.com, The Autograph Guys, On The DL Podcast, Victory.TV, and GreasieWheels.

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