Poker Lounge, the exclusive and classy poker room of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been in the news for the last few months. It finally opened its doors with a grand celebrity tournament on Saturday the 13th. The second inaugural celebrity event is slated for Monday.
The high profile guests on Saturday included poker pros and celebrities from other spheres. Some of the glitterati were Scott Fischman, Anjela Brunson, Phil Hellmuth, Scott Ian, Montel Williams, Andre Agassi, Chad Layne, Randy Couture, Rick Fuller, Jeremiah Smith and Jermaine O’Neal. The prize is a Hard Rock custom designed ‘chopper’ motorcycle.
The Monday tournament features the New School against the Old School NBA stars. Former NBA player now with ESPN Greg Anthonyis will lead the Old School whereas Jermaine O’Neal will lead the new school. Other celebrities include Sam Cassell, Robert Horry, Michael Finley, Shawn Marion, Spud Webb, and Al Harrington. The proceeds will go to Operation Smile and the American Cancer Society.