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Israel’s 2nd Annual Variety Charity Poker Tournament Raises $300,000 for Special Needs Children

For just the second time, Israel played host to a large-scale charity poker tournament fundraiser. Attended by local celebs, business people, and other notables, the event succeeded in raising $300,000 for special needs children through the Variety Fund. Notably, the event’s profile was boosted by the participation of poker pros Melanie Weisner, Michael Mizrachi, and Patrik Antonius, who flew in from abroad to play and show their support for the charitable organization’s efforts.

Here’s our recap, which includes some videos and pictures that really capture the special feel of the night’s festivities.

Bernard Lee

Happy 12th: In Appreciation of the Bernard Lee Poker Show’s Longevity, Consistency, and Enduring Enthusiasm

Longtime poker media member Bernard Lee is proudly celebrating the 12th anniversary of his eponymous poker radio show. Having consistently delivered interesting, entertaining, excellent poker radio content to legions of fans all over the world, a dozen years on the air is certainly worthy of celebration.

To celebrate, Bernard will be having big name guests on the show throughout the summer and will be doing $1,200 worth of giveaways to his loyal listeners. Read on for more details, as well as for our words of tribute.

120 hours of poker

120 Straight Hours of Cash Game Poker

Zach Gensler doesn’t have a WPT title, WSOP bracelet, or impressive Hendon Mob profile to his name, but he loves the game of poker and wants to go down as part of the game’s history.

In June he will be attempting to break Phil Laak’s Guinness World Record for longest continuous poker session by playing cash games for 120 hours straight.

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PokerVision to Stream TV Coverage from the Irish Poker Open America’s Cup Event to Donate Portion of Registration Fees to Gavin Smith Fund

PokerVision Media has announced that it’s partnered with the Irish Poker Open to host a new event on their 2019 schedule called the America’s Cup Championship.

The €550 buy-in event will be open only to residents of North, Central, and South American and carry a €50 registration fee, half of which will be donated to the two orphaned boys of poker legend Gavin Smith, who passed in January.