Alamo Poker Tour Has First Winner - Thursday 22nd of December 2005

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – AlamoPoker.com The Home ofTexas Hold 'Em is setting the standards for land based poker tournaments withthe conclusion of the first event on the Alamo Poker Tour. Alamo Poker's formula of celebrities, pros andlocals playing poker together for a great cause is a winning one.

More than 100 entrants including professional poker players such as MarcelLuske "The Flying Dutchman," professional athletes Dan "Hollywood" Hendersonof UFC fame and Carlos Polk of the San Diego Chargers along with a variety ofcelebrities including guitarist Don Felder of the legendary Eagles joinedtogether for two days of competitive Texas Hold 'Em play for cash money andcharity in Palm Springs, CA. Included in this mix were a number of playerswho entered to play by winning on-line free rolls held by AlamoPoker.comThe tournament was won by Circle of Outlaws pro Eric Mizrachi.

"I was looking forward to a competitive event and hoping the mix of pros',celebrities, sports stars and regular folks would make for something specialbut I am surprised how the formula worked to create so much fun. We filmedthe tournament to air on TV this spring and with the great mix at the finaltable the program should be truly entertaining. Being that poker programmingis so popular on TV it will be rewarding to give these viewers something wellworth watching," said J. Fisch Marketing Director for AlamoPoker.com and itsbrands. "Most important is that the event was for charity and Cystic Fibrosisshould really be the beneficiary of the tournament. I'm looking forward toraising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at futureevents."

The Alamo Poker Tour moves onto San Antonio for the next tournament. Thedate February 18, 2006 and will coincide with the San Antonio Stock Show &Rodeo.

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