It will be Ladies Night Dubai Thursday Aug. 31 when Hollywood on-screen character and Oscar has chosen one Jennifer Tilly safeguards her title as five poker divas endeavor to gain their way into one year from now’s World Poker Tour Championship at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
The seat is esteemed at $25,000.
Tilly will be joined by a field of driving Season IV WPT female cash champs and additionally a qualifier from the host Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, Calif.
Tilly, who has played a considerable measure of poker in the course of the most recent quite a while, initially moved toward becoming captivated with the diversion in 1989 when she was shooting the diverting betting satire “Given It A chance to ride.”
Her teacher and beau, Phil “The Unabomber” Laak, accelerated her expectation to absorb information and Tilly has won more than $200,000 to date alongside a gold armlet at the 2005 World Series of Poker in the No-Limit Hold’em Ladies occasion.
The Bell Gardens competition won’t have understood Annie Duke in its field, yet it will have Duke University graduate Vanessa Rousso.
Rousso, a double resident of the United States and France, earned a full grant toward the North Carolina school, completing in 2 1/2 years and along these lines being granted a full-educational cost grant to the University of Miami Law School.
Rousso, known as the “Woman Maverick of Poker” on account of her idiosyncratic style, still is a law understudy and furthermore has amassed more than $360,000 in profit.
Last season, Rousso completed seventh in the Bellagio occasion and one seat far from the TV appearance, gathering more than $260,000 all the while.
She as of late marked an agreement with PokerStars.com.
Joanne “JJ” Liu, one more of the picked five, started playing proficient poker in 1996, taking in the ins and out in her siblings’ home diversions.
That year, the previous PC design made her first Final Table in a Limit Hold’em at the World Series of Poker.
She has gotten the money for in excess of multiple times on real occasions, acquiring $800,000.
Liu put fourth in last season’s WPT Five Diamond Poker Classic at Bellagio, gathering more than $360,000.
Previous model and expert blackjack player Erica Schoenberg, one more of the five, has been engaged with poker since adolescence, principally betting with family and companions.
Schoenberg, who has a liking for math and rationale, checked in sixteenth finally year’s WPT Championship, winning $117,000.
The fifth invitee is Anahit Galajian of Glendale, Calif., a relative newcomer to competition poker who has been playing professionally since the Millennium.
She has amassed more than $275,000 in a short measure of time, including a seventh-put complete in Season IV’s WPT L.A. Poker Classic that was worth $166,000.
Galajian has traded multiple times out the current year’s WSOP in different Limit and No-Limit occasions.
Ladies intrigued by enlisting for the Bicycle Casino’s Ladies Poker Party Aug. 19-20, where the 6th player will be picked, should call (562) 806-4646
The show will be taped Aug. 31 and fans ought to touch base by 3 p.m.
Seating is on a first come, first serve premise.