SOURCE: One Step Closer Foundation

One Step Closer Foundation

December 08, 2009 04:04 ET

Playmates, Poker Pros and Personalities of TV, Film & Sports Join Host Jennifer Tilly for the 2nd Annual All In for CP Celebrity No Limit Texas Hold-Em Poker Tournament to Benefit the One Step Closer Foundation

Tournament Set for Saturday, December 12 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino With $550 Buy-In and $200 Re-Buys

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - December 8, 2009) - Actress and poker champ Jennifer Tilly will host the 2nd Annual 'All In for CP' celebrity poker tournament welcoming actors Dean Cain, Ken Davitian, Shannon Elizabeth, and Glenn Morshower, TV personality Montel Williams, and last year's tournament champion, Simpsons creator Sam Simon, whom graciously donated his winnings to the One Step Closer Foundation. Joining them are lead guitarist for Anthrax, Scott Ian, Napster creator Shawn Fanning and WWE diva Alicia Webb, playmates Stacy Fusion, Jennifer ('jennicide') Leigh, and Brande Roderick, along with husband and former Denver Bronco linebacker Glenn Cadrez. The event takes place at the famed Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 2:00 pm with a celebrity filled after party that evening thanks to the Poker Player Alliance. For tickets and information, 281-740-8604 or log onto

Returning for this year's tournament are 2006 W.S.O.P. champion Jamie Gold, 3-time champion Barry Greenstein, and pokers biggest personalities including siblings Pam and Todd Brunson, Phil Laak, Clonie Gowen, and Men 'the Master' Nguyen, with many others expected to attend.

The tournament is the brainchild of Jacob Zalewski, whom suffers from cerebral palsy. While he suffers from CP, he realizes that he is one of the lucky ones. It is his hope that through the One Step Closer Foundation and this annual event, to help ease as much as possible the lives of those who suffer.

"We hope to see a future where Cerebral Palsy is a thing of the past," says Zalewski. "We know we are getting one step closer to that vision everyday."

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