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.

Children’s Oncology Services 8th Annual Charity Poker Tournament

2013 Charity Poker ChampionshipsPlace your bet on One Step Programs as we prepare for our 2013 Charity Poker Championship on Thursday evening, February 7th, 2013 at The River East Arts Center in Chicago, Illinois.

The event will host an estimated 300 poker players and over 150 spectators and volunteers. Players will compete for approximately $15,000 in prizes including the coveted Grand Prize: a seat at the 2013 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas ($10,000 value).

Player seating is limited to the first 300 players who register, so click on one of the links below to reserve your seat today!

Breast Cancer Telethon on New Years Eve

A message from our friends at OnTilt Radio:

OnTilt Radio Feel Your BoobiesOnTilt Radio is hosting its annual Breast Cancer Telethon starting on New Years Eve! Our goal is to showcase the survivors, remember the lost and support those still fighting. Along with the Feel your Boobies Foundation and Hog Wild Poker Leagues we will have a great night for you to raise awareness and much need funding for breast cancer support. We hope all of you can make it and join us for a great night.

Spare yourself having to find a designated driver for the night and stay cozy and warm with us New Years Eve and New Years Day! Donations are open now at http://www.ontiltradio.com/ and we will update this event page and the one at OnTiltRadio.com as we go. The LIVE Broadcast begins on December 31, 2012 at 9PM EST and will run through late January 1, 2013. Ring in the New Year with us and support a great cause.

Tiltathon 2013

This Saturday - TradeWinds Tournament at Majestic Star Casino

Trade-Winds-2012This coming Saturday, September 22, 2012, the Majestic Star Casino will be the venue for "All in for Children with Special Needs – Texas Hold 'em Tournament & Charity Gaming Night to Benefit TradeWinds".  TradeWinds Services is a Gary, Indiana-based charity "dedicated to providing support services and training designed to promote individual choice, growth and self-sufficiency for people of all ages and abilities."

Trade-Winds-Prizes.jpgSaturday night's event will be hosted by the Executive Producer of Windy City Poker Championship, Kirk Fallah, and myself, WCPC Host, Jason Finn.  Past events have featured such celebrities as former Chicago Bulls Dickey Simpkins and Cliff Levingston, the Chicago Bears' Big Kat Williams, and Millionaire Matchmaker Jimmy D'Ambrosio.

The event starts at 6pm sharp.  Entry is $100, with $25 unlimited rebuys for the first hour.  There is a one-time $40 add-on at the break for an additional 2500 chips, matching the starting stack size. The structure sheet can be found here.

The Chicago Poker Club is giving away two seats to Saturday's event - the first winner will be announced Thursday morning, and the second on Friday morning via Twitter and on our Facebook fan page.  Details for winning a seat are below, after the break.