Childrens Oncology One Step 2017 11th Charity Poker Tournament


2017 Charity Poker Championships Place your bet on One Step Programs as we prepare for our 2017 Charity Poker Championship on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the Montgomery Club.

Chicago Poker Club is giving away seats. Share this article on Facebook or Twitter with hashtag #1stepCPC to enter!

The event will host an estimated 240 poker players and more than 100 spectators. Players will compete for approximately $15,000 in prizes including the coveted Grand Prize: a seat at the 2017 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas ($10,000 value) sponsored by RW Baird. Any player who knocks out one of the celebrity bounty players will also receive a $25 gift card! 

Dan Bernstein from WSCR "The Score" AM 670 and a board member of the nonprofit returns as emcee for this 12th annual No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em tournament. Players from all over the Chicagoland-area and Northwest Indiana play their best hand for an evening of poker and high stakes gambling, memorable food and drinks, prizes and of course, charity.

Player seating is limited to the first 240 players who register, so click on one of the links below to reserve your seat today!

Children's Oncology ServicesAll proceeds from the 2017 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 2016 Charity Poker Championship can be found at

Location: The Montgomery Club, 500 W. Superior St., Chicago, IL , 60654


Valet parking is available for $18. There are also several public parking lots available within walking distance of the Montgomery Club.

Date & Start Time:

Thursday, February 23, 2017. Tournament begins at 6:00pm.  All players should be registered and seated by 5:45 pm.

Event Check-in/
Registration, Bar and Buffet

Check-in/registration, bar and buffet opens at 5:00pm. 

Tournament Structure:

Click here to go to website, or download here

Entry fee:

$275 for players
$675 for high rollers (details here)
$75 for spectators.

High Roller Satellite

For a $675 entry fee players can significantly increase their chances of playing for a $10,000 seat to the 2017 World Series of Poker. Players in the High Roller Satellite tournament have about a 1 in 10 chance of making it directly to the final table (with a strong chip stack equivalent 4th place regular tournament player at the final table). 

Learn More about the High Roller Satellite


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