Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to Host "Alamo Poker Tour Texas Hold'em Poker Challenge

Poker Resource
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has announced their "Alamo Poker Tour Texas Hold'em Poker Challenge," a two-day, celebrity-studded poker tournament and fundraising event December 8-9, 2005 at the Morongo Casino Resort in Cabazon, CA.

The host location for this event is the new $250 million Morongo Casino, Resort and Spa, located just 16 miles west of Palm Springs, California. Special rates are also available for guests wishing to stay at the resort.

"We are very excited about being part of the hottest game in America, Texas Hold'em Poker," said Michael Shumard, Director of Special Events, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. "Charity poker tournaments are popular events and we're very happy to be one of the leading organizations benefiting from the generosity of businesses like Alamo Poker, Morongo Casino, Poker Resource Network."

Over 40 celebrities from both the entertainment and the professional poker worlds including the Circle of Outlaws are scheduled to attend. "This is the largest collection of celebrities assembled for a charity event to date," shares Wendy Meadley, CEO of Poker Resource Network, the Public Relations/ Event Manager for the event.

The tournament structure and Fox Sports Net broadcast of the event creates increased excitement as the winner will receive a $25,000 cash prize. The two-day event's entry fee is priced for all to attend at $250 with the opportunity to re-buy for $200 throughout Day 1. To purchase tickets or for more information players can visit the Alamo Poker Tour Site.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization whose mission is to find therapies -- and eventually a cure -- for cystic fibrosis. Read more

Alamo Poker is A Gibraltar Corporation that is located in San Jose, Costa Rica and is federally licensed by the Costa Rican government. Read more

The Circle of Outlaws including Marcel Luske are flying in from all over the globe to join in the fight against Cystic Fibrosis. Read more

Poker Resource Network (The Poker Industry's Premiere Global Marketing Resource is the public relations and event contact. Read more