Bill Laimbeer will put on his Poker Face on Friday.
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Head Coach Bill Laimbeer and players challenge local media and fans to play in Texas Hold �em tournament; Shock Playing Cards (Giveaway Item on September 1st) to be used in game
Shock to Host Celebrity Poker Tournament for Charity

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. � Detroit Shock Head Coach Bill Laimbeer is inviting local media to join him along with Detroit Shock players Barb Farris and Iciss Tillis around the poker table for a Texas Hold�em charity tournament at the Pistons/Shock practice facility on Friday, August 27 at 12:30 p.m. Fans can bid for one of two spots in the tournament by listening to AM 1130 WDFN �The Fan� on Thursday, August 26 from 9 am � noon.

There is a $25 entry into the event with all proceeds to be donated to the charity of the winner�s choice. All Shock team members will match the entry fee and throw it in the pot as well. The winner of the card tournament will pick a charity of their choice to have the collection of entry fees donated to in their name. The first hand will be dealt at 12:30 p.m. at the Pistons/Shock practice facility.

The cards used during the event will be the Detroit Shock Playing Cards. The first 2,500 fans in attendance on Wednesday, September 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Palace of Auburn Hills will receive these Shock Playing Cards, courtesy of Belle Tire.