Local Vegas riders can also participate this year by starting the run at the Pioneer Saloon in Jean, Nev. A $2,000 best hand prize will highlight the Run, along with other prizes, including 2013 Las Vegas BikeFest Ultimate passes.“A private party for our Poker Run participants will kick off the night,” promised Mindi Cherry, Event Manager. “We’ll announce the winner (and the worst hand), draw for raffle prizes and party the night away!”Registration packages start as low as $72 per person and besides the Rockin’ party include a poker hand, hotel room for the evening of Thursday, April 25 at the Luxor Hotel, a ride shirt and lots of extras. Stops along the way from California include the Pioneer Saloon in Goodsprings, where Clark Gable waited for news of Carole Lombard, a Hollywood legend; and the Mad Greek in Baker, California, home of the world’s largest thermometer.Arizona travelers will visit Luchia’s in Wikieup and the Mother Road Harley-Davidson in Kingman. Both groups will end up at the famous Welcome to Las Vegas sign, for a complimentary photo.The Vegas Poker Run is powered by the producers of Las Vegas BikeFest, the fall rally being held at Cashman Center, October 3-6, 2013. Event details and registration for the Vegas Poker Run are available on the event’s website, www.VegasPokerRun.com. For more information, contact 1-866-BIKEFEST (1-866-245-3337, ext. 237).