WSOP Will Ante Up for Africa This Year

WSOP Will Ante Up for Africa This Year

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

The World Series of Poker will play host to the Ante Up for Africa tournament on July 2 and 3 this year at the Rio. The celebrity tournament will have a buy-in of $5,000 and anyone over 21 is eligible for the event.

ESPN will televise the event on Tuesday, August 11th at 8:00 pm ET. "It is an honor and very exciting to have ESPN turn the cameras on for our event," said Annie Duke. "This will make great strides in raising awareness about this ongoing crisis."

The event was created by Annie Duke and Full Tilt Poker’s newest “Friend of Full Tilt”, Hotel Rwanda and Ocean’s 11 star Don Cheadle.

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