Men’s Expo and Texas Hold ‘em Tournament on the Jersey Shore

January 27, 2010

Greater Media New Jersey Radio Station 95.9 WRAT (“The Rat”) will be conducting the Jersey Shore’s Fifth Annual Men’s Expo and Texas Hold ‘em Tournament.

The event will go down on January 30th, 2010 from 1pm until 6pm at Convention Hall in Asbury Park. Texas Hold ‘em is the Cadillac of Poker games and it has been sweeping the nation for several years. 95.9 The Rat will host their own tournament sponsored by Trump Taj Mahal and Harley Davidson of Ocean. Contestants will have an opportunity to exercise their poker skills in a casual setting, and compete in a free tournament for the coveted Winner’s Bracelet, the traditional holy grail of poker players and a seat in an Atlantic City Tournament, amongst other prizes.

To become a contestant, players will be chosen at random from entries obtained on-line at An additional 20 will be chosen at the start of the event. Potential contestants should arrive at the venue by 1:00 pm to enter to win a seat.

The Men’s Expo will consist of several different elements. Attendees will have the opportunity to play Nine Ball against World Class Pool Champion, Jennifer Barretta. Attendees will also get to meet and get an autograph from past Penthouse Playmate Victoria Zdrok, a.k.a “Dr. Z the Sexpert” and Penthouse Pet, Ryan Keely. New this year is an appearance by the girls of the Lingerie Football League! On stage there will be lingerie shows courtesy of Linger in Spring Lake. Try some new craft beers in the Craft Beer Garden, work on your golf game courtesy of Colts Neck Golf Club or play Wii Home Run Derby with the Lakewood Blueclaws. There will also be a Rock Band Competition, cigar rolling and much much more.

Morning show’s, Carl Craft, Marty Martinez and Gotts will be conducting games from the contest stage such as Rock Paper Scissor and Music Chair Scavenger Hunt and more. Food and beverages will be available courtesy of the Windmill and Surf Taco. The best part is, admission and parking are free.

“Ya know what? In this brave new world, sometimes guys just have to be guys. And there is no better time than during the highlight of the football season to be a red blooded all American male,” said Program Director, Carl Craft.

For more information, go to or contact Doug Sjonvall at 732-681-3800.