Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) December 8, 2006
2006 World Series of Poker Main Event champion and Team Bodog pro Jamie Gold hosted the first BodogFIGHT Celebrity Poker Tournament in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Dec. 2, held in conjunction with the BodogFight: USA vs Russia Pay-Per-View event. The private function saw Gold along with television, film and sport stars compete for a first-place prize that included a stunning Giantto watch. The second place prize was a 2007 WSOP Main Event buy-in while third place was worth a complete Bodog Poker Set, including a custom-made Bodog poker table and a custom Bodog poker chip set.
The heated tournament was won by none other than Jamie Gold. The second place winner, who will go to next year's World Series of Poker courtesy of Bodog, is actor Aaron Douglas. Douglas plays Chief Petty Officer Galen Tyrol on the Sci-Fi Channel's hit show, "Battlestar Galactica." The third place winner was actor Ryan Robbins, who currently stars on the Canadian TV comedy "Alice, I Think."
Other celebs who attended the poker tourney included Jared Padalecki (Supernatural), UFC champ Phil "The NY Badass" Baroni, Tom Europe (CFL Hall of Famer), Michael Eklund (BloodRayne II: Deliverance, Intelligence), and Woody Jeffries (Blond and Blonder). They were joined at the BodogFIGHT PPV event by Paul McGillion (Stargate: Atlantis), Ty Olsson (Class of the Titans), James Tupper (Men In Trees), and actors Aleks Paunovic, Adrian Holmes, and Aaron Pearl.
About Morris Mohawk Gaming Group
Morris Mohawk Gaming Group is located on the Kahnawake Reserve outside of Montreal, Canada, and is licensed there to offer gaming services from Kahnawake to users worldwide. Morris Mohawk Gaming Group is led by noted Canadian sportsman and First Nations' leader Alwyn Morris. The Bodog brand is operated for gaming in North America by Morris Mohawk Gaming Group under License. For more information please see http://www.MorrisMohawk.ca
Bodog, with its head office located in Antigua, is licensed in the United Kingdom and Antigua. Bodog Entertainment Founder Calvin Ayre, recognized as a world authority on branding in digital entertainment, was featured on the cover of Forbes magazine's best-selling 2006 "Billionaires" issue. Bodog (http://www.bodoglife.com) offers a host of entertainment services, comprising: online gaming which includes Poker, Casino and a host of other gaming products; an international record label, Bodog Music; a million-dollar band search competition and accompanying TV series, Bodog Battle; a publishing division (with an online magazine, Bodog Nation, and blog, Bodog Beat; and an international television division, Bodog TV which produces reality series, such as Bodog Fight and Calvin Ayre Wild Card Poker. For more information, contact Media Relations at email@example.com.
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