Wednesday, 9 July 2014
To outsiders the game of poker might not look like the friendliest community in the world, but the reality is that people in the game are some of the most generous in the world.
Despite spending most of their life trying to take other people's money, poker players are always keen to do something for charity and thanks to a new project they can pledge their support in a more effective way.Raising for Effective Giving (REG) was recently set up by a small team of poker pros with the aim of thinking "rationally" about which charities are most in need of support. Moreover, the group aims to provide "effective giving" by maximising the EV of each donation through research, analysis and discussions with industry experts and think tanks.The players that are a part of REG include Igor Kurganov, Philipp Gruissem and Liv Boeree and they are currently looking for members to donate 2% of their gross quarterly poker winnings to the project.For more information, or to sign up and donate, visit Reg-Charity.orgImage courtesy of REG Charity.
Juicy Stakes has just launched a range of new online poker tournaments and is celebrating by offering a limited-time 50% re-load deposit bonus worth up to $100.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are offering online poker players the chance to take part in the main event at the upcoming St Maarten stop of the TK Poker Tour for as little as $1.10.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to kick off from February 16 and one lucky online poker player will be taking part after winning a prize package worth $4,000 into the Austrian extravaganza’s main event at Intertops Poker on Sunday.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to run from February 16 to February 26 and online poker players are being offered the chance to win a prize package into the Austrian tournament series’ main event for as little as $3.30.
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