Celebrities Came Out for Hollywood Poker Tournament - Friday 3rd of February 2006

HOLLYWOOD, California – HollywoodPoker.com, where the stars come to play, sponsored theHollywood Poker Texas Hold 'Em Celebrity Challenge at the Pro Celebrity Unionat Copper Mountain, held from January 20-22, 2006. The event, which featuredskiing and live musical performances, raised over $25,000 for the SummitFoundation.

More than 300 people attended the poker tournament held on Saturday,January 21, 2006. Winners in the tournament included first place RobSchwartz, Copper Mountain Director of Operations, 2nd place Darrell Ray, bassplayer in Hearing Red, 3rd place Gary Rodgers, General Manager of CopperMountain and 4th place Paula Trickey ("The O.C.," "Pacific Blue"), who was thehighest finishing celebrity.

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