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VH1 Classic Poker Tournament Featuring Ace Frehley, Vinnie Paul, Sully Erna To Air In March

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GodTwo lucky UltimateBet free online poker players will challenge the likes of GODSMACK's Sully Erna, DAMAGEPLAN and PANTERA's Vinnie Paul and even ZZ TOP's Dusty Hill to a not-so-friendly game of poker during VH1 Classic Rock n' Roll Celebrity Poker Tournament. The televised debut in Las Vegas will premiere on VH1 Classic on Wednesday, March 14 at 10:00 p.m. EDT.

As one of the event sponsors, UltimateBet.tv awarded two of its free online poker players with the opportunity to participate by registering online with their daily free roll to become a contender during the celebrity poker event.

"The cowboy from Hell is coming to town, winner takes all!" proclaimed DAMAGEPLAN and PANTERA's Vinnie Paul upon announcing his participation in the event.

The prize package, worth $2,500, included roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations and ground transportation in Las Vegas, as well as $150 per day. The tournament was recorded in front of a live audience of 150 people in Vegas from October 31 to November 3.

Sully Erna, lead singer of GODSMACK, challenged tournament players to "Go ahead and try to SMACK me out of this tournament."

All cash winnings of the poker tournament will be donated to the charity of the tournament winner's choice. The 1st place winner will also win a trip to Aruba for next year's UltimateBet Poker Classic.

As players are knocked out of the tournament, they will enter a "Green Room" hosted by poker greats Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak. Interviews will be conducted, coaching sessions will be given by Phil Laak, and a heads up tournament will be played. The champion of the Green Room heads up tournament will win a Cruise to Alaska.

The televised event, hosted by poker legend Phil Helmuth, will include rock star poker celebrities Sully Erna, Vinnie Paul, Dusty Hill, Ace Frehley (ex-KISS), and Scott Ian (ANTHRAX).

Additional information about the VH1 Classic Rock n' Roll Celebrity Poker Tournament can be found at the UltimateBet web site.

Source: Blabbermouth.net

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1. Diamond Oz writes:

Proof that Ace Frehley ain't dead lol

# Feb 26, 2007 @ 4:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. exzoomer writes:

so,...if there were a doctor that hooked up gene simmons or say,...dave mustaine's colostemy bag...would there be an interview with that doctor and a story posted here....?
is anyone getting my drift?
i couldn't give two sh**s and a f*** who,...where or when vinnie paul plays poker...this is a worthless story...read tiger beat if you want a story about what color
Ace Frehley's underwear is,...or how he brushes his teeth...
goddamn metal fa**otry...

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3. the death of metal writes:

i agree with zoomer once again....f*** this sissy dungheap coverage. lets talk about music...new releases,...tours, and men.... wanting other men for sexual pleasure.

# Feb 26, 2007 @ 7:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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