World Poker Association Announces 2008 Inaugural Conference Program

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World Poker Association announces the launch of the first educational event for members at the WPA Inaugural Conference May 28th-May 29th in Las Vegas. The seminar will be led by Mike Caro, "Mad Genius of Poker." WPA Chairman, Wendeen H. Eolis says, "The Conference is a winning trifecta ticket, allowing members to sharpen their playing skills, network at the must-be-seen WPA cocktail party, May 28th, and then prove their bragging rights in the WPA Mega Satellite, May29th." The Association also announced the slate of nominees for the 08-09 WPA Board of Directors.

The World Poker Association announced, today, the launch of its first educational event for members--"63 Money Making Tips to Win a Bundle at the WSOP"--at the WPA Inaugural Conference, which will take place at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino May 28-May 29, 2008.

Moderated by Mike Caro, "The Mad Genius of Poker," the panel will feature three experienced poker coaches tutoring the audience from distinctly different perspectives. They are: poker author and radio host and a LIPS Tour champion Lisa Adams, lawyer, accomplished player and Washington Poker School founder Ken Adams, and Francois Montmirel, principal of the acclaimed French School of Poker.

The panel will tackle issues such as building successful strategies against rising tournament players, differences in styles of play between Americans and Europeans, and tips for improving your game against any woman at your table.

WPA Chairman, Wendeen H. Eolis says, "The Conference is a winning trifecta ticket, allowing members to sharpen their tournament skills, network at the must-be-seen opening cocktail party, May 28th and then prove their bragging rights in the WPA Mega Satellite, May29th."

The Conference will open with the WPA's Inaugural Membership Meeting where the election of Directors of the World Poker Association will be completed for the new membership year (June, 2008 through May 2009).The officer slate s is headed by Eolis as Chairman with Ken Adams as Vice Chair, Roy Winston as Secretary and Rhett Butler as Treasurer.

The additional Director nominees are Lisa Adams, Michael Binger, Doyle Brunson, Joe Hachem, Jesse Jones, Thomas Kremser, J.J. Liu, Victor Ramdin, Blair Rodman, Roger Saad, Harry Thomas, Jr. and Roy Winston. The slate was enthusiastically endorsed by the current Board, which also tipped its hat to Jesse Jones supporting his nomination as a director with the title of Chairman Emeritus, in recognition of him as the founder of the WPA.

Commenting on her anticipated role, as the Association's chief elected officer, Eolis says: "I am the short-term steward for the evolving vision of the WPA." Of her colleagues, she adds, "The new Board slate reflects the best in diversity and a group of doers with an abundance of smarts at the poker table and far beyond the felt."

Stay tuned for more news and details of the WPA Inaugural Conference.

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