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Vince Neil and Celebrity Friends Play Poker for a Great Cause

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is pleased to host Vince Neil’s 5th Annual “Off The Strip Poker Tournament” on Sunday, November 8th at 7:00pm to benefit the Skylar Neil Foundation. The No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament will be the center of the action, just off the casino floor near Buzios restaurant.

Players who want to have a great time while supporting a great cause may register in person at the main casino cage starting at 4:00pm on the day of the event. Participants will vie for a cash prize pool of $50,000, and payouts will be made to the final table. The tournament buy-in is $500 plus a $50 registration fee, and seating is limited to the first 200 entrants. Re-buys to benefit the charity will be offered during play. Corporate sponsorship packages inclusive of player entries into the tournament are also available, and can be arranged in advance by contacting Alan Koenig at 615-972-1600 or by emailing [email protected].

An amazing line-up of both rock and poker stars are anticipated at this year’s tournament, hosted by Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe, and emceed by world renowned poker tournament director Matt Savage. Past players include Johnny Chan, Phil Gordon, Jennifer Harman, Layne Flack, Gavin Smith, Andy Block, David Williams, Evelyn Ng, Todd Brunson, Chip and Karina Jett, Lee Watkinson, Liz Lieu, Marc Traniello, Hoyt Corkins, Tom McEvoy and Kathy Leibert.

A cocktail reception for players and celebrities will take place in the tournament area beginning at 6:00pm, and a live charity auction will be held just prior to play. A silent auction will be held throughout the event, giving both players and the public the chance to bid on an incredible collection of music, sports and movie memorabilia. All proceeds from the poker tournament as well as the silent and live auctions will benefit the Skylar Neil Foundation.

Vince Neil’s Off “The Strip Poker Tournament” is an exciting new addition to the famed World Series of PokerÒ Final Table line-up of events that will take place the same weekend at Rio in the Penn & Teller Theater.

About the Skylar Neil Foundation
The Skylar Neil Foundation was founded by Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe, in honor of his daughter Skylar, who passed away after a long battle with cancer in 1995. The Skylar Neil Foundation raises money and awareness through unique charitable events. Money raised goes to medical research and educational institutions/groups/individuals who work toward finding cures for cancer, AIDS and other diseases. To date, Vince and the Skylar Neil Foundation have donated millions of dollars to various organizations who share commitment of welfare to people in need. For additional information on the Skylar Neil Foundation and its charitable endeavors, please visit