Special Guests Coming to the $100,000 WPT Regional Spring Challenge


Grab your shades and get ready for the first ever WPT Regional poker tournament at Potawatomi Bingo Casino.

Fire Keeper's Club® members can register in the Poker Room now through March 10 at 10 a.m. Not a Club member? Head to any Club booth to become a member. It's easy—and free. If you think you have what it takes to be the last man standing, you better hurry in to register—the tournament is limited to 200 players.

As an added element of interest, four celebrities will also play in the tournament with a $500 bounty on each of them.

Vince Van Patten:
Potawatomi Bingo Casino's spokesman and current host and commentator for the nationally televised World Poker Tour, Vince Van Patten has a diverse career as an actor, producer, director and world-ranked tennis pro. Born into an entertainment family, the youngest son of Dick Van Patten, Vince got an early start acting in commercials and classic TV series and several films.
Dick Van Patten:
Best known for his role as patriarch Tom Bradford on the sitcom Eight is Enough, Dick Van Patten has had a long and successful career as an actor. He starred in the long-running television series, I Remember Mama and Young Mr. Malone. Dick has also starred or co-starred in many feature films including, Robin Hood: Men in Tights and Soylent Green

Eileen Davidson:
Eileen Davidson is known to millions of TV viewers as Ashley Abbott on the daytime drama The Young and the Restless. She made TV history by portraying five characters simultaneously on Days of Our Lives, where she received her first Emmy® nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress. Eileen has acted in several feature films, primetime TV shows, has been the spokesperson for skin care products and is also an author. She is married to Vince Van Patten.


James Van Patten:
James Van Patten is an accomplished actor, writer and producer with a lifetime involvement in the entertainment industry, including film, television and theater. He has been critically acclaimed as an actor and has received awards for screen writing and producing. Some of his feature film credits include, Freaky Friday, Roller Boogie, Young Warriors and, most recently, Saw IV. He is Vince Van Patten’s brother.