On Sunday, March 11, at The Bazaar At SLS Hotel, A-list celebrities will come together with some of the biggest names in poker for the WPT Foundation Launch Party as they help raise money for the WPT Foundation’s global charity partners. This inaugural event marks the beginning of the poker philanthropy event series WPT Playing for a Better World.
As part of the WPTF Launch Party, attendees will be able to bid on silent auction items featuring everything from an NFL Backstage Pass and a NASCAR Experience with Marianela Pereyra to private poker lessons with some of the biggest names in poker like Poker Hall of Famer Mike Sexton and Daniel Negreanu. WPT Blog has gotten a sneak peak at some of those special packages and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities up for grabs. Earlier this week, we released a list of famous poker players offering private tutorials. Here’s some brief summaries of a few of those items:
Bellagio Getaway – Retail Price – $1,200
You and a guest will have two nights’ accommodation at Bellagio in one of their fabulous suites along with two tickets to one of the most exciting shows in Vegas, Cirque du Soleil’s O. Before enjoying the highly acclaimed production of O, you and your guest will be treated to a pre-theatre dinner at world renowned Circo. This upscale Tuscan fare was brought from New York to Bellagio by legendary restaurateur Sirio Maccioni and features views of Lake Bellagio with its water-and-light extravaganza. If you have been looking for a decadent Las Vegas vacation for two, this Bellagio Getaway package is for you.
Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain Getaway – Retail Value – $1,000
You and a guest will enjoy two nights’ accommodation at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. This unforgettable Tucson luxury hotel is set in the high Sonoran Desert. Located northwest of the city, in the scenic town of Marana, this breath taking hotel features a destination spa, Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf, and adventure programs along with relaxed dining and the serenity of an exclusive desert setting. You and your guest will enjoy a vast array of luxurious amenities plus the added convenience of the city of Tucson less than thirty minutes away. Whether you have been looking for a relaxing getaway or are ready to hit the links on a world famous golf course, this vacation is perfect for you.
Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch on Beaver Creek Mountain Getaway – Retail Value – $1,000
You and a guest will enjoy two nights’ accommodation at the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch. Nestled in an exclusive enclave on Beaver Creek Mountain, the resort embodies Rocky Mountain luxury and the adventurous, pioneering spirit of the American West. You and your guest will be able to ski from village to village, enjoy a hike in the refreshing mountain air, or sit by the ever-popular fire pit and absorb the breathtaking landscape of this luxurious Colorado resort. Bachelor Gulch is a year-round destination resort offering endless activities for guest during each season. Whether you are ready to hit the slopes in the winter or would rather play golf and hike during the summer, this getaway is the perfect vacation for you.