Battle stars in poker
classic at Caesars

Feb 28, 2006 3:51 AM

The action will be fast and furious on March 7-8 in the poker room at Caesars Palace, as poker pros Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Robert Williamson III, Steven Dannemann, NASCAR star Tony Stewart and bull-riding champs Justin McBride, J.W. Hart, Ross Coleman and more join Jeff Gordon and Chris Moneymaker as they go all-in for The Jeff Gordon Foundation Poker Classic.

With an affordable buy-in of $1,000, The Jeff Gordon Foundation Poker Classic will draw NASCAR fans and poker enthusiasts alike. A total of 25 professional poker players, celebrities and professional athletes will play in the tournament in a unique style, in which one of these stars will play in each of the final 25 tables.

Any regular buy-in player will have the opportunity to gear up against some of their favorite stars, with a chance to win the purse and a seat in this year’s World Series of Poker, worth $10,000.

As the official charity of the World Series of Poker, The Jeff Gordon Foundation and Harrah’s have teamed together to help families in need. Fans and poker enthusiasts can offer their support through the Poker Classic; for info call 1-800-HARRAHS.