partypoker, in conjunction with the World Poker Tour, will be holding a special $500,000 guaranteed charity poker event to benefit 1Day Sooner, as part of the WPT World Online Championships.
We’ve got all the pertinent details, plus more about satellites, which celebrities and poker player ambassadors will be bounties in the charity poker event, a Poker Industry Invitational Event, and more.
Back in 1993, Robert Turner convinced the now-late owner of the Los Angeles Lakers Dr. Jerry Buss to participate in a charity poker tournament at the Bicycle Casino. Dr. Buss’ only catch: the tournament had to be played using poker chips made of real gold!
Here’s the amazing story of how the tournament came together, including a list of some of the incredible poker legends, like Stu Ungar and Chip Reese, who participated.
The Faded Spade Card Club will host a special charity poker tournament to benefit the Breast Cancer Alliance on June 25, 2020 at 8pm Eastern.
The tournament will be co-hosted by Faded Spade Founder and CEO Tom Wheaton and WSOP commentator and Global Poker Award winner Jamie Kerstetter.
The first interviewee in a new limited series of articles here at Cardplayer Lifestyle entitled Meet the (Poker)Stars is Sue Hammett, Director of Corporate Giving.
In this feature, Sue talks about her chosen career path and gives us an inside look at the massive amount of charity work done by the company around the world.
Some holiday traditions are truly beautiful, none more so than glorious customs of giving. For the ninth straight year, Bernard Lee and his family have put together and distributed personalized gift packages to families in their local area of Boston affected by homelessness.
Reading about the efforts of this great poker player and generous-spirited human being will warm your hearts, and perhaps inspire you to spread some holiday cheer of your own to those less fortunate.
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.