Grey Raymer did extremely well to secure the spot in the next round of the Event 13 $1,500 No-Limit Hold’em Shootout. The event drew 1,440 players, including Greg Mueller, Barry Greenstein, Justin Bonomo, Eli Elezra and David Williams, which bested last year’s total by three players.

It took approximately eight hours to complete round one and Daniel Negreanu, Nam Le, Lex Veldhuis, Greg Raymer, Bertrand “ElkY” Grospellier and Eric Baldwin all secured a spot in tomorrow’s action.


Maria joined hands with Greg Raymer as the promoter of the WinStar World Casino. Maria will be seen promoting the casino in ad campaigns, as well as playing in several poker tournaments and satellites, including their annual The River Poker Series, running from May 15th to September 5th, 2011. With an enticing re-entry format and a $3,000,000 guarantee, The River’s $2,100 Main Event has started drawing big fields over the last few years. . Last year, The River Poker Series main event drew 1,436 participants with $646,690 for first place.

With WinStar enlisting poker pros like Maria Ho and Greg Raymer to promote their poker series, they look to reach more of the professional poker community and add more poker pros and stars to their tournament fields.
Assistant General Manager of WinStar World Casino, Michael McEwan said, “We are honored to have Maria Ho represent WinStar World Casino in the 2011 Guaranteed $3,000,000 River Poker Series. She is a well-respected and often emulated poker player who we feel will be relatable to our patrons and to players across the nation.