Charity Series of Poker Did you know that the annual “St. Jude Against All Odds” event, which was founded in 2014 with the help of poker pro Daniel Negreanu , is the only official charity poker tournament supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® ?
Since it was founded, the charity poker event has raised more than $1.9 million and has been supported by well-known poker pros such as Phil Ivey and 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event champ John Cynn . In 2018, Negreanu passed the baton to Matt Stout and the Charity Series of Poker (CSOP) , who have continued the tradition of raising money for a great cause.
As the tournament closes in on a decade of great tournaments, we thought it would be a good idea to dive a little into the event’s history. That includes a preview of their upcoming event running later this month, chatting with both Negreanu and Stout, and compiling a list of winners. Upcoming Event Runs May 20-21
On May 20-21 , the 7th Annual “St. Jude Against All Odds” will host both golf and poker tournaments. Registration for the events, which will benefit St. Jude, is open now as are sponsorship opportunities. Click here to purchase tickets or sponsor .
The event is returning to a live format after having to go online during the pandemic. While the “St. Jude Against All Odds” poker tournament goes back many years, this is the first time a 144-person golf tournament has been added to the mix. The golf outing will take place at Siena Golf Club on Friday, May 20, with a continental breakfast served to registered guests before hitting the links and an awards luncheon to follow. The following day on Saturday, May 21, guests will meet at the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa for a turbo-style poker tournament that offers participants the chance to win a $10,000 seat to July’s 2022 World Series of Poker Main Event . Additionally, there will be a cocktail hour, dinner, and live entertainment.
This year’s event sponsors include CSOP, Golf Venture, JB Public Relations, Johnson […]
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