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Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament

9th Annual 

No-Limit Hold ‘Em

Celebrity Charity

Poker Tournament

$10,000+ Prize Pool


Sponsored by the Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County

Sponsored in part by the Bicycle Casino

Sunday, September 9, 2012

  • 11 a.m. Registration & Lunch
  • 1 p.m. Shuffle Up & Deal

at the Bicycle Casino, Bell Gardens

  • All CASH Prizes Raffle Prizes & GiveAways
  • Complimentary Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  • Bounties for Knocking out Celebrities
  • Live & Silent Auction
  • $20 Re-buys and Add-ons
  • View CELEBRITY POKER Structure 2012


Click here to register.

Admission: $180 ($160 + $20 Bicycle Club Entry Fee) per person.
Must be 21 to participate.

Celebrity Poker Sponsors 2012 (as of 7/3/12)

  • Advantage Fitness Products
  • Elegance in Balloons
  • Errol Higgins Photography
  • Larry Kent
  • Kluger Architects
  • Law Offices of Jay Freedman
  • Law Offices of Adrienne D. Cohen
  • Merill Communications
  • Monkey Joe Speak
  • Newport Jewelers
  • No Rush Reprographics
  • The Bicycle Casino


Anna Arias and Yancey Arias, last year’s Grand Prize Winner

Celebrities expected to appear at the JCC’s 2012 Celebrity Poker Tournament

Kirk Acevado-Oz, Fringe, Band of Brothers

 2011 Grand Prize Winner Yancey Arias- Revenge

David Arquette- Scream, Never Been Kissed

Erik Aude-

The Bold and the Beautiful, Guiding Light

 Paulo Benedetti-The Bold and the Beautiful, Guiding Light

Lee Brownstein-

 Director, Exec. Producer



Jake Busey- Starship Troopers, The Closer


Jennifer Elise Cox-Web Therapy, Nip/Tuck


Tony Denison – The Closer; Prison Break


Billy Fagerbakke-Coach, Sponge Bob Squarepants

Corey Feldman- Stand By Me, Gremlins, Lost Boys

Budd Friedman-Improv Comedy Club Founder

 Willie Garson – “White Collar” “Sex and the City”

Ben Gleib-

Chelsea Lately

Jamie Gold – Poker Champion

Nick Gonzalez- Off the Map, Melrose Place

Gavin Griffin- poker pro  Ashton Holmes-Revenge, The Pacific, Boston Legal

C. Thomas Howell -Southland; Criminal Minds

Jay Johnstone-  MLB Baseball, Sportscaster Kelly Kim-Poker pro

George Kozel-     The Celebrity Poker Host

 Rex Linn – CSI Miami Vince Lozano-Pirates of the Caribbean

 Jeff Madsen-

poker pro


Josh Malina -The West Wing, Big Bang Theory

Tom Malloy-Actor, filmmaker
Steve Mittleman- Comedian Don Most- Happy Days Leyna Nguyen-News anchor, reporter

 Adrian Paul-


 John Phan-

Poker Pro

Samantha Phillips, Radio/TV Host

Lou Diamond Phillips- La Bamba, Young Guns, Stand and Deliever Mimi Rogers- Someone to Watch Over Me, The Rapture Brian Ronalds- Actor, producer, director
Jarrod and Brandi Schulz- Storage Wars Norby Waters-  sports agent Carl Weathers- Actor, football star
Matthew Willig- actor Jerry Yang- 2007 WSOP champion Michael Yo- Chelsea Lately
David Zayas- Dexter, Oz


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