NFL Hall of Famers Warren Moon, Michael Irvin and Marshall Faulk will join actors Ricardo Antonio Chavira (Desperate Housewives) and Benito Martinez (The Shield) in the two-hour tournament held on the casino floor.
Current and former NBA and NFL stars Danny Granger (Indiana Pacers), Corey Magette (Charlotte Bobcats), Al Harrington (Denver Nuggets/former Indiana Pacer), Tracy McGrady (Detroit Pistons), Marcus Banks (New Orleans Hornets), Jermaine O'Neal (Boston Celtics/former Indiana Pacer), Andray Blatche (Washington Wizards), Robert Horry (L.A. Lakers), Derrick McKey (retired Indiana Pacer), Marcellus Wiley (retired NFL player/ESPN analyst) and Warrick Dunn (retired Tampa Bay Buccaneers/Atlanta Falcons) are also scheduled to play alongside the 34 IZOD IndyCar Series drivers entered in the Las Vegas race.
INDYCAR's best blackjack player will win a Ritmo Mundo timepiece valued at approximately $5,000 although the big winners of the night will be CARA Charities and Opportunity Village.
Cocktail hour kicks off the event at 6 p.m. followed by the tournament from 7 – 9 p.m.
All final table participants will receive a Ritmo Mundo timepiece valued at approximately $2,500, while each competing player will be entered in a drawing for a timepiece worth approximately $10,000.
The tournament entry fee is $250 per person with 100 percent of the proceeds going to CARA Charities, supporting philanthropic projects on behalf of the open-wheel motorsports community, and Opportunity Village, a not-for-profit organization serving the Las Vegas community and individuals with intellectual disabilities with the goal of enhancing their lives and the lives of their families.