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Jennifer Harman Will Host Charity Poker Tournament

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Feb/06/2009
Jennifer Harman

One of poker's elite celebrity woman players, Jennifer Harman, will be hosting a Charity Poker Tournament (CPT) and Vendor Faire benefiting the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) starting at noon on Wednesday, March 11, at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR).

"The Grand Sierra Resort has been very supportive," said Harman. "I'm excited to be returning to my hometown Reno in support of the local community and the National Kidney Foundation."

The $200 + $30 no-limit hold'em poker tournament is open to the public and seating is limited. Players may receive unlimited $50 re-buys during the first three 20-minute levels and a one-time add-on for twice the starting chip stack. The winner will receive a $5,000 World Poker Challenge (WPC) Championship entry. Second and third place finishers will each receive $3,000 WPC entries. Curtis & Co. will award valuable sports watches to all three top finishers. Sponsored final table prizes total more than $30,000.

Fundraising activities on Tuesday, March 10th include a Ross Powers Foundation Action Sports and poker memorabilia silent auction starting at 3 p.m., and a "Throw Down" team party that is open to the public at Pearl Nightclub that evening. Fundraising activities on Wednesday, March 11th include the Ladies International Poker Series (LIPS) Vendor Faire, a CardPlayer.tv celebrity red carpet walk, a silent auction, and the Jennifer Harman CPT.

For more information about the Jennifer Harman Charity Poker Tournament and fundraising activities visit www.greasiewheels.com

Ms. Harman is considered among the most successful of the so-called "Hollywood" professional poker players.  Her career live tournament winnings to date were exceeded US$2,200,000.

Ace King, Gambling911.com

 

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