Interview: Derby Poker Celebrity Bourbon Bash


by WHAS editors

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 1:59 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 22 at 2:29 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A lot of stars are making plans to be in Louisville for Derby.

One star-studded event is the annual Derby Poker Celebrity Bourbon Bash which benefits Blessings in a Backpack.

The Derby Poker Celebrity Bourbon Bash is May 1 at the Olmsted on Frankfort Avenue.

Registration starts at 6 p.m. with the tournament getting underway at 7.

The event's producer, Doug Dreisbach, has more in the video player above.

For more information and for tickets, click here.


2014 Confirmed Derby Poker Celebrity Bourbon Bash Celebrity Attendees
 Phil Hellmuth  (Event Host) – 13 time world poker professional
Denny Crum (Event Host)  – Hall of Fame Coach
Robert Williamson III (Event Host) – World Renown poker professional
Warren Moon – Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Nora Roberts – Best Selling Author
Olivia Henken – American Idol
Robby Albarado – Derby Jockey
Kris Allen – American Idol
Bob Guiney – The Bachelorette 
Russell Davis - from the show  Bar Rescue
Mark and Matthew Harris  - Twin brothers from ‘STORAGE WARS’