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Celebrity Athletes Who Also Became Famous Poker Players!

Many athletes are born competitors! Whether competing at online poker games or in the arena of sports or a Poker table in Las Vegas, Athletes are sure to bring a competitive edge to the game! Athletes like Orel Hershiser, Gualter Ssalles, Al Barbieri, Borris Becker and Erica Shoenberg are a winning bet that they will meet the challenge. Baseball legand Orel Hershiser joined the ranks of professional poker professional poker tournaments in 2006 after leaving the sport of Baseball! Orel participated in the 2008 NBC Heads-Up Championship and many other poker events eventually earning him a celebrity poker player status  for his efforts! Race Car legend Gualter Salles is best known for his success in winning the 1995 Formula 3 British Grand Prix. Salles also became a Poker celebrity after finishing 447th at the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 no-limit tournament!

Minor league baseball player Al Barbieri may not be the most famous Baseball player but he is very popular in the celebrity Poker circuit! Since 1998, Al Barbieri has played poker professionally! Since then, he has had over one million dollars in winnings! many of his winnings were the largest purses and major celebrity poker event winnings of the time!
Celebrity Tennis Player Borris Becker is also one of the rising celebrity poker players! Along with his amazing achievements  in Tennis and his incredible fourty nine titles and Olympic gold medal. He has won (6) Grand Slams in which Becker won over $18,000!!
Lastely, celebrity Volleyball player Erica Shoenberg has become a successful celebrity poker player! After ending her volleyball career, Erica Shoenberg has won over $725,000 in the game of Poker! Now that’s how you start a second career!!


Actress Sara Barrett volunteers at The Gentle Barn!

Actress Sara Barrett volunteers at The Gentle Barn. The barns mission is ‘to rescue, rehabilitate and give sanctuary to abused animals. Through the interaction with our animals, people learn reverence for life.’
Sara Barrett cuddles with Biscuit, who was found at a pumpkin patch. He was just a baby and rolled over for timmy rubs, took food gently out of people’s hands and had the patience of an angel. When the Barn found out the plan was to slaughter him the day after Halloween, they brought him home to The Gentle Barn instead. He now delights visitors with his 1,000 pounds of pure love.To sponsor Biscuit, or another Gentle Barn animal, please visit their website at: www.gentlebarn.org.


Neil Patrick Harris Helps Serve Thanksgiving Dinner At The LA MIssion!

Neil Patrick Harris was all smiles while helping to serve Thanksgiving Dinner to the homeless at the LA Mission this week along with actor Kirk Douglas and many others!

Photo:David Aguilera



Sara Barrett wins Miss Shockfest 2012!

 

Sara Barrett was crowned Miss Shockfest at the Shockfest Film festival 2012. Shockfest Film Festival of Hollywood is devoted to giving a platform and celebrating narratives, documentaries, and music videos that are different from the mainstream, films that move audiences. Sara is proud to represent this unique festival. Thanks go out to all of her supporters. ‘It’s a great honor to be crowned the queen,’ she says.

See more of Sara at her official website SaraBarrett.com!



Christian Audigier on the set of a photoshoot for his Lord and Lady Baltimore brands in Los Angeles!

Christian Audigier on the set of a photoshoot for his Lord and Lady Baltimore brands in Los Angeles! The Fashion designer art directed the photoshoot featuring Brazilian model Nathalie Sorensen, Angie Torres, Gary and Jason Clemons, Luis Amzallag as well as Kurt Collins! Check out more at : http://baltimorebrands.com/


Actress Sara Barrett arrives at Jason and Jeremy London’s 40th birthday celebration

Actress Sara Barrett and Gossip Blogger David Aguilera celebrate a very special 40th birthday for twins Jeremy and Jason London at the Skybar in the Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood. The brothers are known for their acting work as well as their many philanthropic work, and their birthday celebration was no exception. Donations were received to raise funds for the Hurricane Sandy relief effort.

Help the twins and their guests support the American Red Cross and the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts:

Text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which helps people affected by disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires and tornadoes.

Photo:David Aguilera


Model Caitlin O’ Connor NEEDS YOUR VOTES For Maxim Magazine’s “Hometown Hotties” Contest

~ Uniontown Caitlin O’Connor is a Finalist in Maxim Magazine’s “Hometown Hotties” Contest ~

Uniontown, Pennsylvania (October 23 rd , 2012) – Local Uniontown model and actress Caitlin O’Connor (www.maxim.com/hometown-hotties/caitlin-uniontown-pa-0) is a Maxim Magazine “Hometown Hotties” contestant representing Pennsylvania, and is looking to her local community and surrounding cities to vote for her to win when voting begins on October 29 th , 2012.

Caitlin, who graduated from Uniontown Area Senior High School, has enjoyed an explosive modeling career to date, gracing the pages of some of the world’s leading publications including CNN’s ‘Sports Illustrated,’ the international monthly men’s magazine ‘FHM’, and industry leader with over 2.5 million readers, ‘Maxim’. She has worked on various prominent national and international print campaigns for Target, Xbox, and IGN, and has appeared in many high profile music videos, as an actress or dancer.

“I’m so thrilled to be one of the 10 finalists representing my home town of Uniontown in this Maxim Magazine contest.” said Caitlin. “I am competing to win the front cover of Maxim as well as many prestigious spokes model jobs. It would be a great honor if I could win for Pennsylvania.”

There were thousands of girls who originally entered the high profile Maxim Magazine “Hometown Hotties” contest earlier this year where Caitlin was selected to be one of the top 100, and represent Pennsylvania. After several photo shoots and both on and off camera interviews, where she always promotes a healthy, fit and positive lifestyle and attitude to the younger generation, she won a place in the competition as a Top 10 finalist.

Aside from modeling Caitlin, who now resides in Los Angeles to further her career in modeling and acting, starred as a series regular on the MTV show ‘Chelsea Settles’ as well as guest spots on HBO’s ‘Entourage’ and Comedy Central’s ‘Tosh.O’ and ‘The Nick Show Kroll’. She has also presented on various television shows including ‘The Ski Channel’, ‘FOX News’, and ‘Maria Menounos’ After Buzz TV’ to name a few. When not acting, hosting television shows or modeling, Caitlin lends her time and talents to non-profit organizations which protect children and animals including Safety Harbor Kids, Generosity Water and One Mama.

Vote for Caitlin O’Connor at www.maxim.com/hometown-hotties/caitlin-uniontown-pa-0

Photo Credit: Stewart Smith,  Christopher Brown,  Danny Griffin,  Krystle Lina,  Mario Barberio,  and John Marciniak.


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