Stars come out for Palms poker event

Dec 19, 2005 12:34 AM

Last Sunday, the Palms hosted the inaugural, star-studded LG All-Star Poker Showdown, hosted by Jenny McCarthy and sponsored by LG Mobile Phones.

The event featured professional poker stars Johnny Chan and Chris Moneymaker providing poker lessons for and playing against the finest poker enthusiasts Hollywood has to offer.

The star-studded guest list arrived at the Palms Casino and proceeded to the very new and highly exclusive Hardwood Suite to begin the tournament.

"Johnny and I have had some epic nights of poker playing at the Palms," said Moneymaker. "We’re both very excited at the opportunity to teach, and compete against, Hollywood’s best poker players at the LG All-Star Poker Showdown."

The Palms’ deluxe Hardwood Suite is a split-level suite with a basketball court. It featured a field of poker pros and celebrities competing in the No Limit Texas Hold ”˜Em Tournament, with the winner receiving a complete home technology makeover from LG Electronics.

The exclusive event also featured music provided by celebrity DJ AM and the myriad of luxuries that have come to be associated will LG Mobile Phones events, everything from an incredibly unique wet bar to thoroughly relaxing chair massages throughout the evening.

"We designed the LG All-Star Poker Showdown to be a unique fusion of music and entertainment which is the essence behind our latest phone — The V," said Jon Maron, director of marketing for LG Mobile Phones.