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All In for CP

A very worthwhile tournament

by Todd Brunson |  Published: Jan 18, 2011


The third-annual All In for CP [Cerebral Palsy] tournament was held on Dec. 11 in the cardroom at The Venetian. Celebrities in attendance included Jennifer Tilly, Shannon Elizabeth, Joe Reitman, Montel Williams, Mekhi Phifer, Miguel Nunez Jr. (Meet Dave), Alicia Webb (WWE), Dennis McCoy (X Games), Dan Fleyshman (Who’s Your Daddy energy drink), Lance Funston (TelAmerica), and Sam Simon (co-creator of The Simpsons). Celeb poker players in attendance were World Poker Tour Champion Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak, Andy Bloch, Karina and Chip Jett, David “Chino” Rheem, Justin “Boosted J” Smith, Robert Williamson XXXI (actually, III; just kidding, Robert), Tony (Kid Strangler) Korfman, and, of course, my lovely wife, Anjela, and me. I’m not sure if the tournament sold out or not, but if any more players were going to play, I think they were going to have to set tables up in the parking lot. There was a terrific buffet, ...

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