Celebrity Poker Tournament to Raise Money for Victory Junction


Celebrity Poker Tournament to Raise Money for Kids with Chronic Illnesses   Denver, CO – Black Ace Clothing is pleased to announce a celebrity charity poker tournament hosted by poker star Tiffany Michelle featuring special NASCAR guests Kyle Petty and Ryan Newman.  Net proceeds from the Black Ace tournament will raise money for Victory Junction, a camp that serves children with chronic medical conditions and serious illness. The tournament will be held March 3, 2011 at 7:30pm at the Hard Rock Casino. This event will be a No Limit Texas Hold’em event with a buy in of $250 and $100 rebuys and is open to the public. 

An autograph session for fans will be held from 6:30 – 7:15pm.  Players will compete for cash and prizes awarded to the top finishing positions. To participate in the tournament players can register onsite at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino anytime the day of the event.   “We are thrilled that Black Ace Clothing recognizes the value of Victory Junction to children across the country and was willing to create this event to ensure we see as many kids as we can in 2011”, said Kyle Petty co-founder of Victory Junction.

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Scheduled to appear at the tournament are a growing list of NASCAR stars, professional Poker Pros and Hollywood personalities including: Richard Petty, Tiffany Michelle, Kyle Petty, Layne Flack, Vanessa Rousso, David Williams, Antonio Esfandiari, Maria Ho, Ryan Newman, Penn Jillette, David Alen Grier, Shaun Sipos, Bob Guiney, Dave Stewart (MLB), C Thomas Howell, Jennifer Cox, Trishelle Cannatella and more.

  “Black Ace Clothing is very proud to be working with Victory Junction to help make a difference in the lives of these kids,” said Brad McCullough of Black Ace.

“Bringing together the exhilaration of live poker on the same weekend as the NASCAR race will be a winning formula for both fans and players alike. Tiffany Michelle is one of today’s most exciting poker stars and fans of both the poker and NASCAR worlds can now meet and play with their favorite personalities while supporting this unique and life-changing place.”  

Check the website at www.blackaceclothing.comfor more updates.   About Victory Junction: Victory Junction is a year-round camping environment for children ages six to 16 with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses. Founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty in honor of their son Adam, the camp is located in Randleman, NC, with a second location opening soon in Kansas City, KS. Victory Junction offers programs for a range of disease groups and maintains strong relationships with more than 30 partner hospitals. Victory Junction’s mission is to provide life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, in a safe and medically-sound environment. As a not-for-profit organization, the camp operates solely through the support of generous individuals, groups and corporations to provide this experience at no charge to children and their families. For more information or to donate, visit www.victoryjunction.org.

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