Rockers Ante Up For Vegas Poker Tournament
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Clear Channel Entertainment Properties are partnering for the second annual Vegas Rock Star Poker Tournament and Sweepstakes.The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Clear Channel Entertainment Properties are partnering for the second annual Vegas Rock Star Poker Tournament and Sweepstakes.
The event, which will be held Aug. 25-27 at the Palms Casino Resort, will feature participation from Kiss' Gene Simmons, former Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro and former Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell.
The three artists will play in the tournament alongside 24 contest winners, who will earn their spot through radio promotions in New York, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Los Angeles and San Francisco; by entering their name at Vegasrockstarpoker.com; or by winning contests via event sponsors Albertson's and Michelob Amber Bock.
Footage from the event is expected to be featured in Simmons' A&E special "Family Jewels," which will likely air in the fall.
Prior to the tournament, winners will receive a poker tutorial by expert Phil Gordon and a private meet-and-greet with the musicians. An after-party will be held at the Real World Suite at the Palms.