Join HFS Chicago Scholars on Friday, May 20th at 6:00pm for the 11th annual “All in for Scholars” poker and casino night! Our poker tournament features a grand prize of either entry to the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas (valued at $10,000) or $6,000 in Amazon gift cards.
The event is held at Galleria Marchetti (825 W Erie St.). Your $200 ticket includes food & drinks throughout the night and entry into the Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament. You will have $5,000 of poker chips to start, poker chips have no cash value.
Non-poker players can purchase a general entry ticket ($125 until May 13th, $150 after) that includes food, drinks, and other casino games (i.e., Blackjack, Roulette, and Craps).
This year our casino will be a 1920s era speakeasy, featuring signature Prohibition Era cocktails and a themed photobooth. Cocktail or business casual attire suggested, 1920s attire encouraged.
HFS Chicago Scholars assists economically disadvantaged Chicago inner-city high school students who show academic and leadership promise achieve their educational goals through financial assistance and mentoring. They provide the following to their scholars:
- Financial assistance to attend top Chicago private high schools;
- Academic directors dedicated to supporting each high school class;
- Four-year mentorship program dedicated to helping students earn high school diplomas;
- College visits and admissions support
Camp One Step's Charity Poker Championship, will take place this year on April 21, 2022 at Galleria Marchetti in River West. Hosted by Dan Berstein, from 670 The Score, this is an incredible event for Camp One Step, a children's oncology organization. The Texas Hold 'Em tournament will host about 250 players that compete for a seat at the Main Event of the World Series of Poker. Every ticket includes the buffet dinner and an open bar. There will also be some adult beverage tastings for guests to enjoy. Player tickets are $300 and Spectator tickets are $125. There will also be a high roller table, with a smaller field, whose finalists merge with the main event's final table to play for the top prizes.*
|April Promotion: WE ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT! Use the code CPC50 at checkout to save $50 on your registration.|
All of the money raised is to support Camp One Step. Camp One Step is a 501c3 that provides camp programs to kids with cancer and their families. At camp, kids with cancer can just be kids. They build a community of support, make forever friendships with people who understand, and experience new activities and adventures. Click HERE to watch a quick video about camp.