“Slay Cancer with Poker,” the charity poker event in partnership with the Charity Series of Poker, raised more than $30,000 on Saturday night to benefit our families worldwide. Emceed by comedian Joe Stapleton, poker players and celebrities alike played to win all in support of TRF.
Among those who played in support of slaying cancer were Ben McKee of Imagine Dragons, “Truth Be Told” star Mekhi Phifer, horror icon Kane Hodder, poker superstar Daniel Negreanu,Austin “Chumlee” Russell from Pawn Stars, World Series of Poker bracelet winners Chris Wallaceand Dutch Boyd, media personality Mercedes Martinez, Fernando Castro from “Legends in Concert” and Sean Walker from “FANTASY.”
Matt Bolton walked awaywith the grand prize of a $10,000 2020 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event seat. Additionally, Chumlee upped the ante after he won $1,000 cash bonus for being the chip leader and donated the cash directly to TRF.
We’re so thankful to the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels and for partnering with us this last weekend. ? Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets to Sunday’s game, showed their support, and rallied together for these incredible pediatric cancer families. ?
Holiday Wish Project
A HUGE thank you to all our supporters worldwide who participated in all our holiday wish efforts. Children around the world felt loved by you last month. Here are just a few smiling faces we wanted to share from you from Europe and North America.
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