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CELEBRITYPOKERPLAYER.NET OFFERING TWO SEATS FOR VH1 CLASSIC ROCK 'N' ROLL CELEBRITY POKER TOURNAMENT TO PLAYERS QUALIFYING AT SITE (CPP) is qualifying two players to play side-by-side against Ace Frehley of Kiss, Jane Wiedlin of the Go-Go's, Sully Erna of Godsmack and Vinnie Paul from Pantera and Big Vin Records playing for their favorite charities in the first VH1 Classic Rock 'n' Roll Celebrity Poker Player Tournament airing this fall on VH1 Classic.

The charity event, presented by and produced by Tenner and Associates Inc., will be taped Thursday, June 8, 2006 in the Second City Theatre at Flamingo Las Vegas.

Two lucky visitors to will get the chance to participate with the rock 'n' roll stars. "Free roll" tournaments will be held at the site during the next two months. Harrah's Flamingo will also qualify one player to sit at the table with the rock 'n' roll celebrities.

" is the one online poker room where you really can play alongside the 'stars,'" Lance A. Perry, executive producer and CEO of New Poker Corporation, says. "We are looking forward to a great show, watching the celebrities play for their favorite charity and giving a couple of our players the chance to be a part of a big tournament on VH1 Classic."

The VH1 Classic Rock 'n' Roll Celebrity Poker Player Tournament will air on VH1 Classic. Pro player and fan favorite Phil Laak will host the show. Matt Savage will serve as tournament director.

"As we are currently in the process of reinventing the Flamingo, the Rock 'n' Roll Celebrity Poker Player Tournament is a prime example of the direction the resort will be taking in the future," said Don Marrandino, president of Flamingo Las Vegas. "We are excited to host this talented group of artists at the Flamingo for an action-packed game in our legendary casino."

The celebrities will donate all winnings to their favorite charity. The celebrity and guest left standing will take over VH1 Classic as guest VJ's, programming music videos and serving as on-air hosts. In addition, the winner of the VH1 Classic Rock 'n' Roll Celebrity Poker Player Tournament will receive an entry into a $10,000 NPA Tour event at Hollywood Park in September 2006. (CPP) is a new free roll site and the place to play poker, as well as 'see and be seen' alongside or chat with Hollywood celebrities, musicians, singers and top athletes. For more information, contact: Phone: (702) 382-1555.

Launched in 2000, VH1 Classic is a 24-hour network that presents music videos, concerts and music specials all day long, featuring the best rock, soul and pop artists from the 60s, 70s and 80s including The Beatles, The Stones, Tina Turner, Led Zeppelin, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Stevie Wonder, The Police and many more. VH1 Classic is available on all digital cable satellite platforms, reaching 40 million households across the country.

The Flamingo Las Vegas, located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, offers 3,565 guest rooms, award-winning entertainment, a full-service health spa and more than 77,000 square-feet of exciting casino space.

For additional information on the Flamingo Las Vegas, please visit

The NPA Tour is a global membership organization of professional poker players. This mission of the NPA Tour is to increase financial benefits to its players while maintaining its commitment to the integrity of the game.
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