The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is challenging poker players to put their money where their mouth is during Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas by hosting the first annual Trash Talk Championship of the World.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH - BUY-IN - $1,000 + $70
2PM - RED CARPET WALK
2PM - VIP TOURNAMENT CHECK-IN
3PM - TRASH TALK CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE WORLD POKER TOURNAMENT
2PM - 6:30PM - SILENT AUCTION
Sin City’s premier party property will host the first annual no-limit hold’em tournament benefiting the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the supported charity of modern artist Michael Godard. Godard has dedicated himself to philanthropic causes through his art.
Half of the prize pool will go to charity, the other half will be distributed to winners.
The Trash Talk Champion of the World will win the first place cash prize, a 20-pound custom designed crystal trophy, a World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational seat in Los Angeles, an autographed copy of "I AM OZZY" by Ozzy Osbourne, and Kettle One vodka.
This event will be filmed. Participating media include the ESPN 360 crew, 944 Magazine, Clear Channel, GreasieWheels Productions, Poker 2 Nite, KNTV, Ksino, Las Vegas Round the Clock, Las Vegas Tribune, Momentum TV, PokerNews Daily, The Maven VT, Two-Plus-Two, photographer to the stars Michael Vincent, and Vegas Seven.
Confirmed Trash Talk Championship of the World contenders include Playboy Playmates Sara Underwood, Jessica Burciaga, and Jessa Hinton, Lou Diamond Phillips, "The Voice of Bart Simpson" Nancy Cartwright, "Mental" Nicholas Gonzalez, "Saved by the Bell" Dennis Haskins, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" Cheryl Hines, "The Amazing Race" duo Tiffany Michelle and Maria Ho, ESPN's Lon McEachern, "Sopranos" Robert Iler, "Desperate Housewives" Jesse Metcalfe, "Dukes of Hazard" April Scott, "Melrose Place" Shaun Sipos, artist Michael Godard, "Real World" Trishelle Cannatella, comedian Carrot Top, model and TV host Lacey Jones, and dozens of celebrity poker players.
The Trash Talk Championship of the World is sponsored by VictoryPoker.net and ClubWPT.com, Whole Foods Markets, Jennifer Harman CPT, Cartwright Entertainment, Polanti Watches, Rockwell Time, Kettle One Vodka, Life’s A Bluff, DVS Shoes, Monte Cristo Cigars, Godard Art Store, 2-Step Images, Ollie Pop, Ksino, Monster Cable, Legacy Alliance Inc., TheMavenVT.com, The Autograph Guys, On The DL Podcast, and GreasieWheels.
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