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CEO Poker Hits Las Vegas Palms Resort in October

Television Kicks Off Another Poker Series

The World CEO Entertainment LLC and CEO Poker will head to Las Vegas for the inaugural CEO Poker Championship hosted by the Palms ResortCEO Poker Championship and Casino October 22-26.

World CEO Entertainment produces a variety of CEO events, and William Peraza, Jr. of Miami Beach, Florida is the head honcho of World CEO Entertainment. He developed the concept, along with other out-of-the-box scenarios, for fellow industry high rollers.

"CEOs are people too," says Peraza, "and World CEO Entertainment wants to make sure that the public gets to see this firsthand via unique events and televisions shows."

Peraza saw a need for television that featured decision makers, influencers, and individuals who make America work on a daily basis.

Steve Cyr is slated to provide commentary. Cyr is best known in the industry for working with celebrities who like to play a little poker on the side. In the past he's convinced high-profile gamblers like basketball legend Michael Jordan and casino mogul Larry Flynt to appear at various venues.

"We're excited about having a host who knows the power players involved in our project," says Maria Gomez, president of CEO Poker. "He (Cyr) is a natural. He understands the high-roller culture and will have incredible poker stories and comments at key moments in the CEO Poker game."

Cyr is also the author of the book Whale Hunt in the Desert.

Mark Sennett of Mark Sennett Productions will ensure the whole thing comes together for television.

Cash prizes are expected to exceed $300,000 daily, with a prize pool of over half a million dollars offered during the main event.

Watch the CEO Poker Championship live at the Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas, as real estate, Internet, and Fortune 500 CEOs sport tuxedos in a classy show of poker prowess for the Chairman of Poker title and the CEO tournament ring.