Online Poker site holds charity tournament

Tuesday, 1 February 2005

SportsCrewPoker.com has organised a Grand Tournament to raise funds for Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. Punters may win a seat in the 2005 WSOP Main Event and a Chance to win $5,000,000.

SportsCrewPoker.com has organised a Grand Tournament to raise funds for Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. Punters may win a seat in the 2005 WSOP Main Event and a Chance to win $5,000,000.
For the second year in a row, SportsCrew.com teams up with the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children to celebrate this memorable event. In 2004, over $90,000 was raised for the cause of these children. The 2005 Charity Poker season kicks off Saturday, Jan. 29th with the $10,000 southeastern shoot out at the North Atlanta Trade Center. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children.
The second series of events starts Feb. 7th and culminates on March 29th. The Shriner’s Poker series consists of 56 satellite tournaments with the final winner awarded a seat in the 2005 WSOP main event and a chance to win $5,000,000. Visit www.shrinepoker.org or www.sportscrewpoker.com for further details.
“All of us at SportsCrewPoker.com feel this is a great opportunity to give back to the children. 100% of the money raised at this charity event will go directly to the Shriners.” Says RJ Bergh, SportsCrew Poker Director, he continued to say: “Through our collective efforts with Gaming Club Poker.com our 2005 goal is to raise $500,000 for the childrens’ hospitals.”



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