Playmates, sweetmeats and an open bar as new
poker sites kicks off
The merged Everleaf Gaming and Universal Poker Networks
have a major new member following the glitzy launch this
week of Victory Poker.com.
officially launched in style with ‘Team Victory’,
Hollywood and poker celebrities, and a charity poker
tournament at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Highlights of the official red carpet launch
included almolst 15 kilos of various confections, an
open bar, and an impromptu Playboy Playmate photo shoot
with Sara Underwood.
Team Victory hosts included
Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari, "Rodeo King" turned
poker pro Lee Markholt, Dan "Blitz" Bilzerian, High
Stakes Poker guest Andrew Robl, young cash games
specialist Keith Gipson, "Who's Your Daddy" CEO Dan
Fleyshman, WSOP Champion Paul Wasicka, professional
backgammon and poker player Sander Lyloff, "The Maven
VT" David Chicotsky, Brian Rast, Alec Torelli, and
"Chinese Poker Wizard" Danny Wong.
charity poker tournament ‘Trash Talk’ raised more than
$30 000 for the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at
Cedars-Sinai when Real World's Trishelle Cannatella
became the 2010 ‘Trash Talk’ champion, winning the first
place prize money and a crystal trophy, along with a
World Poker Tour Celebrity Invitational seat sponsored
by ClubWPT.com. Cannetella donated a large portion of
her winnings back to the charity.
the youngest owner of a publicly traded company and the
founder of 'Who’s Your Daddy?' energy drink, is CEO of
Victory Poker and is reportedly determined to create the
coolest poker site in the world: “I believe Victory
brings the true essence of the game to the player and
through our A-list poker team I hope to achieve this.
Our Team Victory includes celebs, Playmates and UFC
Fighters and they will not only be playing on the site
regularly, they will be getting involved with a lot of
cool mainstream events.”