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New Online Celebrity Poker Room Launches

Play-for-Free Site Will Give Away Seats to 'Star-Studded' Events

Print-icon, a new freeroll site offering players an opportunity to chat and play with some of today's hottest names in entertainment and sports, is now online.

The online site will play host to a wide variety of celebrities competing online with players in daily tournaments. Tournament winners from the site will have a chance to join their favorite celebrities during live VIP, premiere, and star-studded casino-based poker events.

The first online freeroll event to be offered by the site will send two players to the VH1 Classic Rock 'n' Roll Celebrity Poker Tournament, scheduled for Thursday, June 8, at Harrah's Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Celebrities confirmed for the event include Jane Wiedlen of the Go-Go's; Sully Erna, lead singer of Godsmack; Vinnie Paul of Pantera; and, if his shooting schedule permits, singer-actor Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and The Sopranos. offers something for all players of all skill levels. The site is equipped with easy-to-navigate sections including poker rules, strategies, and online chat customer service.

In addition, a tutorial section on the site provides ongoing updates on the gaming industry as well as tips and techniques from poker champion Jimmy Miller and other professional players.