LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- The second annual Women in Poker Hall of Fame (WiPHOF) will induct three new women on Friday, June 5, at the Golden Nugget Casino in Downtown Las Vegas. June Field, Jan Fisher
and Cyndy Violette will be honored at a dinner/dance that will also serve as a charitable benefit to the newly founded PokerGives.org.
"We couldn't be happier with this year's candidates," said Women in Poker Hall of Fame founder Lupe Soto. "We welcome everyone to join us to celebrate this historical event and help support a wonderful charity at the same time."
This year's WiPHOF will open with a $200 + $30 Poker Gives Charity Poker Tournament with $50 re-buys on Thursday, June 4 at 7PM at the Golden Nugget.
The WiPHOF Induction Ceremony and Celebration emceed by Mike Sexton will take place Friday, June 5, at 6PM. Entry includes the dinner/dance, a commemorative gift, and nominating rights for the 2010 inductee selections. Tickets may be purchased at www.WomeninPokerHallofFame.com.
Related events at the Golden Nugget include; the $150 + $25 "LIPS WiPHOF Super Satellite" on Saturday, June 6, where winners can choose between an entry into a Golden Nugget Grand Series event or the LIPS Championship in August plus cash; and the $200 + $30 "Poker Queen" ladies event at noon on June 8.
WiPHOF sponsors include Ocean's Eleven Casino, Card Player Cruises, Wynn Casino, GreasieWheels.com, and Spinetti's Poker Supplies
|The Golden Nugget offer 1,309 slot and video poker machines including the ever-popular favorites: Wheel of Fortune, Elvis, Jeopardy, and MegaBucks. The casino also offers excellent table action including beginners lessons.|
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