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8th Annual Aces Up Charity Poker Tournament

Aces Up - Tim King - Urban Prep AcademyOn 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. 

Chicago Poker Club is giving away a seat to this incredible event! Share this article on Twitter or Facebook with the hashtag #AcesCPC for your chance to win.

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Aces Up Poker Charity Tournament 2014

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Mercy Home Charity Poker Tournament January 30

Mercy Home Charity Poker Night January 20, 2014On January 30, 2014 please join Mercy Home for Boys & Girls at their first ever Poker Night!

Enjoy a fabulous dinner buffet at Gibson’s Bar and Steakhouse and a fun night of casino games with your friends and colleagues, all while supporting a great cause. Mercy Home provides lifesaving services to hundreds of hurting boys and girls every year—and you can help give them the safety, shelter, and the support they need to realize their bright potential.

It is a $200 buy-in to play, or $100 for a spectator ticket.

You'll have the chance to win a seat at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas! The top 10 Poker Night finishing players will be awarded great prizes. Please invite your friends and fellow poker players to Gibson’s Steakhouse for Mercy Home’s Poker Night: an evening of cocktails, an exquisite dinner buffet, casino games, prizes, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Chicago’s kids.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Mercy Home Poker Night event page. 

Play and mingle with 670 The Score on-air personality Matt Spiegel!

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2013 WSOP Circuit Kicks Off with Charity Tournament for United Way

Kick-Off the Chicago WSOP Circuit at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana with a Charity Event benefiting the Lake Area United Way.  

Windy City Poker Championship hosts Jason Finn and Kirk Fallah will be emceeing this year's event in The Venue at the Chicago Horseshoe in Hammond, on Wednesday night, October 16, 2013.  The official first event of the 2013 WSOP Circuit at the Horseshoe begins Thursday, October 17.

2013 United Way WSOP Circuit Charity Event

The event has a buy-in of $125, with an immediate "rebuy" available for $25.  The initial buy-in and rebuy together gives players 4000 starting chips. Players who register through Chicago Poker Club, by filling in the form at the right (or here), will receive their $25 initial rebuy for free!  Additionally, one lucky CPC.net registrant will have their name drawn at the event, and their buy-in will be refunded to them.  

Windy City Poker Championship Host Jason Finn Windy City Poker Championship Producer Kirk Fallah

Prizes

First, second, and third place finishers will receive a $1675 Main Event seat at the WSOP Circuit.  Additional prizes include a championship bracelet from Albert's Jewelers, an Apple iPad, an Amazon Kindle Fire, golf packages, and myriad gift certificates to area businesses.  

Structure 

The tournament structure is available for download in PDF format.

Registration 

In order to receive your complimentary rebuy, and to be eligible to win your free buy-in, the registration process requires two steps.  First, complete the registration form here at the right.  Then, complete the United Way's online registration and mail your check made payable to Lake Area United Way, to Lake Area United Way 221 W. Ridge Rd. Griffith, IN 46319.  Their phone number is 219-923-2302.

Questions

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HFS Chicago Scholars Casino Night Poker Tournament

Join HFS Chicago Scholars on Friday, May 31 at 6:30pm for their Casino Night, featuring a $125 buy-in poker tournament. 

The event is being held at the Holiday Inn, Chicago Mart Plaza. Your $125 ticket 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.

Click here to learn more and register!

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.