Join HFS Chicago Scholars Friday, May 29 at 6:30pm for their 4th annual Poker and Casino Night which includes a chance to win a seat to the 2015 World Series of Poker (valued at $10,000) in Las Vegas!
The event is being held at the Holiday Inn, Chicago Mart Plaza. Your $150 ticket ($150 thru May 7 only, then $200) includes food, drinks and entry into the Texas Hold 'em Poker Tournament with $5000 of poker chips to start. Poker chips have no cash value.
Attire: Cocktail, Business Casual or Dressy Casual is appropriate.
HFS Chicago Scholars assists economically disadvantaged Chicago inner-city high school students who show academic and leadership promise achieve their educational goals by providing financial assistance and mentoring. They provide the following to their scholars:
- financial assistance to attend top Chicago private high schools;
- Academic Directors dedicated to each high school class and one-on-one mentors;
- four-year written commitment specifying performance expectations;
- college visits, selection and admissions support.
Sat. April 25th the Village of Richton Park & Special Olympics of Illinois (CG-02648) will host a charity poker event @ Jenny's Southside Tap 10160 191st Street Mokena IL
The event features a NO RAKE $75 HPT Qualifier SNG...$1,000 1st place payout for the 12pm MTT...and the final Windy City Poker League points event.
At 12p there is a $60+$10 optional bonus MTT with first place taking home $1,000* (Minimum of 25 entries). This deep stacked tournament offers a max 40k chip starting stack for pre registered players who arrive before 12p. Players who are eliminated before the end of level 7 can re-buy into the tournament for $25+$5 optional bonus for 30k in chips. There is also a $10 add-on after the 7th level for 20k chips.
@ 5pm is a NO RAKE Heartland Poker Tour Qualifier Deep Stack Sit-N-Go - $75+$10 optional bonus with 10 players. The top two players will win $375 qualifier seats for any qualifier event @ Ameristar East Chicago - April 30th-May 10th. There are NO RE-BUY's or Surrender in this SNG. There will be a $10 add-on after the 4th level for 15 big blinds.
@ 7pm is the $55+$5 optional bonus Windy City Poker League event #10. This is the FINAL points event before the Free-Roll & Championship event. 1st place will take home $500* (Minimum of 20 entries).
All WINDY CITY POKER tournaments unless otherwise stated have a rake of 20% for the host charity, and have 4% held for our free-roll tournament(s). Restrictions may apply for HPT seats. See tournament director for details.
Place your bet on One Step Programs as we prepare for our 2015 Charity Poker Championship on Thursday, February 19, 2015.
The event will host an estimated 240 poker players and over 100 spectators. Players will compete for approximately $15,000 in prizes including the coveted Grand Prize: a seat at the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas ($10,000 value).
Player seating is limited to the first 240 players who register, so click on one of the links below to reserve your seat today!
All proceeds from the 2015 Charity Poker Championship will benefit One Step Programs (dba Children's Oncology Services, Inc.), a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer. More information on our programs and the 2015 Charity Poker Championship can be found at www.onestepcamp.org.
On Thursday, November 20th, Urban Prep Academies will be hosting its 8th Annual Aces Up Charity Poker Tournament, making it one of the longest running charitable poker events in Chicago. Hundreds of players will hit the felt, trying to best one another in this game of skill and chance, all vying for a piece of the prize purse valued at more than $10,000.
Last year's event attracted hundreds of players and spectators who came out to the event to enjoy fast-paced poker and support Urban Prep Academies, helping to raise close to $100,000 for the schools.
Hosts Richard Roeper, Alexi Giannoulias, Chris Zorich and Urban Prep founder and CEO Tim King were back on the scene to keep the festivities lively. In addition to the Texas Hold ‘Em tourney, guests enjoyed delicious food and plentiful drinks.
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