2011 LA Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament Features Big Names: Dean Cain, Jennifer Tilly, More

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2011 LA Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament

The lineup is set for the Los Angeles Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament, which is to be held on Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the Commerce Casino in Commerce, California, USA.

The tourney, a no-limit Texas hold 'em affair, is by invitation only, with the winner receiving free entry into a future World Poker Tour (WPT) event.

The celebrities are to walk an Oscars-like red carpet at 6 p.m. and then the tournament is scheduled to get underway at 8 p.m.

Gambling911.com got an exclusive advance peek at the list of celebs on the invite list, and there are plenty of big names.

Among those scheduled to participate in the 2011 L.A. Poker Classic Celebrity Tournament are: Dean Cain (Superman), Hank Azaria, Jennifer Tilly (Bride of Chucky star), Michael Clarke Duncan, Samm Levine, Gina Gershon, Mimi Rogers, Andrea Savage, Lorenzo Lamas, Camryn Manheim, Maura Tierney, Kelly Monaco, Leanza Cornett, Tony Dennison, Mark Steines, Michael Gladis, Rich Sommer, Jennifer Morrison, John Tenny, Will Sasso, Zachary Levi, Sean Astin, Matthew Lillard, Billy Burke, Jennifer Cadena, Natasha Alam, Daniel Baldwin, Patrick Warburton, Eddie Cibrian, Shanna Moakler, Donnie Walberg, Parvesh Cheena, Michael Vartan, Hope Dworaczyk, Adrian Paul, Nicholas Gonzalez, Shaun Sipos, Dr. Phil McGraw, Robin McGraw, Ryan Cabrera, Barbara Mandrell, Fred Wallin, Leigh Steinberg, Jose Canseco, Coco Crisp, Randy Couture, Willie Gault and Dr. Jerry Buss.

The Los Angeles Poker Classic is the second-largest poker tournament in the world, after the World Series of Poker.

It began last month and runs into next month.

It is made up of dozens of individual poker tournaments, including a media tourney, a celebrity tourney and the signature Main Event.

The Commerce Casino is the largest cardroom in the world, with about 250 poker tables on site.

For more information about the casino, visit its website at www.commercecasino.com.

By Tom Somach

Gambling911.com Stafff Writer