Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Dale Earnhardt Celebrity Poker Tournament set for March 2, 2011

The Stratosphere Hotel in Las Vegas is set to play host to the first Dale Earnhardt Foundation Celebrity Poker Tournament Thursday, March 2, 2011.

Kerry Earnhardt, will host the tournament with Nationwide driver and TV personality Kenny Wallace acting as the Master of Ceremonies. Confirmed to attend are former Dale Earnhardt crew chief Kirk Shelmerdine and NASCAR drivers Casey Mears, Matt Crafton, Regan Smith, Aric Almirola, Eric McClure, Todd Bodine, Mike Bliss, Scott Lagasse Jr, Andy Ponstein, and Danny Efland.

The Dale Earnhardt Foundation's mission is to continue Earnhardt's legacy through charitable programs and grants that sustain his lifelong commitment to children, education and environmental/wildlife preservation.

The buy-in of $150 give you the opportunity to play with and meet NASCAR drivers, collect autographs, and win cash or valuable driver merchandise. Tickets are available to watch the tournament and get driver autographs, but space limited to the first 500 people.