Caesars Hosts the Jeff Gordon Foundation Poker Classic - Friday 24th of February 2006

CONCORD, North Carolina Play poker against a "Pair of Kings and a Full House" on March 7-8, 2006 in the poker room at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, as poker professionals Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, Robert Williamson III, Steven Dannemann, NASCAR star Tony Stewart and bull-riding champions Justin McBride (2005 PBR World Champion), J.W. Hart, Ross Coleman and more join Jeff Gordon, four-time Cup Series champion and Chris Moneymaker, 2003 World Series of Poker champion as they go all-in for The Jeff Gordon Foundation Poker Classic.

With an affordable buy-in set at $1,000, The Jeff Gordon Foundation Poker Classic will draw both NASCAR fans and poker enthusiasts alike. But the buy-in is not the only draw, Jeff Gordon has invited 25 professional poker players, celebrities and professional athletes to play in the tournament in a unique, never seen before style; introducing one of these stars into each of the final 25 tables. Any regular buy-in player will have the opportunity to gear up against some of their favorite stars, with a chance to win the purse and a seat in this years World Series of Poker, worth $10,000. With this tournament combination, The Jeff Gordon Foundation is sure to bring in the most unique poker tournament crowd ever seen at Caesars Palace.

As the official charity of the World Series of Poker, The Jeff Gordon Foundation and Harrah's have teamed together to help families in need. Fans and poker enthusiasts can support The Jeff Gordon Foundation by registering for The Jeff Gordon Foundation Poker Classic by calling 1-800-HARRAHS today.

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