The 4th annual All-In for Wishes charity poker tournament to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation was held in Albany New York this past weekend. This year's event featured a televised livestream with hole card information via an RFID Poker table from Ted Leahy at Lucky Leahy's. The TV production started right after the re-buy period ended and went all the way to a crowning of a champion.
More than 5 hours of coverage was hosted by James Allen, Kirk Fallah, Greg Merson, and Lee Childs. Over $20,000 was raised at the event which will go to benefit the Make A Wish Foundation. You can watch the coverage on Youtube.
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.
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.
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.
The tournament structure is available for download in PDF format.
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.
Aaron Massey, Mike Steinberg, Pawel Andrzejewski, Chris Moneymaker, Nick Brancato, and Donald Bates remain. Who will take down the title and the top prize?
Click the image to watch the exciting finale!