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