WHAT: The ARIA Resort & Casino Poker Room at CityCenter will reveal its exclusive one-table high-limit room, ‘The Ivey Room,’

Saturday, May 22 in honor of seven-time World Series of Poker Champion and popular professional Phil Ivey.

To commemorate the special occasion and grand opening of ‘The Ivey Room’

ARIA will host a $1 million VIP Poker Tournament for its customers. Invited poker professionals, celebrities and athletes

will compete for the $250,000 first-place prize and an opportunity to earn $100,000 for knocking Ivey out of the event. The overall

tournament winner will play in a heads-up match against Ivey with a shot at earning an additional $250,000.

WHO: Phil Ivey

Bill McBeath – President/COO, ARIA Resort & Casino

Shannon Elizabeth Master of Ceremonies

Johnny Chan professional poker player

Phil Laak professional poker player

Erick Lindgren professional poker player

Mike Sexton professional poker player

Jennifer Tilly professional poker player & actress

Carson Palmer Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback

Winky Wright World Champion Boxer

Additional celebrities are scheduled to appear

WHEN: Saturday, May 22