We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, May 1st at The Olmsted in Louisville for the Oaks Eve Derby Poker Celebrity Bourbon Bash for an evening of poker, partying,  and good times had by all!

The VIP Party tickets and the poker tournament buy-ins allow full access to the event including Jim Beam’s Club Derby Poker, premium open bars, food stations and more.

*A limited number reserved tables are available…email ddreisbach@southerngaming.com for pricing and information.

Ticket & Event Info

VIP Party Ticket: Get your tickets EARLY and Save Big!

• $100 per ticket thru April1st
• $150 per ticket from April 2nd thru April 25th
• $200 per ticket from April 26th thru May 1st and at the door


PLAY POKER with the Pros and Celebrities while world-renown poker pro Phil Hellmuth, Jr. emcees the tournament. This is your chance to test your skills against the biggest names in poker and play poker with some of the Derby celebrities!  Your tournament buy-in also includes VIP access to the event to enjoy  various food stations throughout the evening, premium open bar (until mid-night), cigar lounge,  dance floor and poker room! We will also have some cash games for those who don’t want to play in the poker tournament. (50% of the buy-ins, re-buys and add-ons will be donated to our beneficiary charities and are tax deductible)

*Any player who purchases a VIP POKER TICKET, has the option to purchase up to 2 additional VIP TICKETS for $100 each!  (50% discount)

Tickets will be sold at the event while they last.

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A Southern Gaming Magazine Event

For information regarding group tickets,  donations, sponsorships,
corporate hospitality
or other topics regarding the 2014 Derby Poker Celebrity Gala, please contact event producer, G. Douglas Dreisbach at ddreisbach@southerngaming.com or call 502.583.0333.

This event is in conjunction with Blessings in a Backpack Gaming License # ORG0002299