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Tag: Charity Poker

BlogNews Weekly: Is Poker a Selfish Game?

Each week, PokerNews brings you insight into the happenings at major poker sites including PokerStars, Full Tilt, and partypoker.

Rafa Nadal Defeats Ronaldo in Charity Poker Game and Requests a Rematch

The second game between the two sports legends ended with a $50,000 win that the Spaniard will devolve to his own Rafa Nadal Foundation.

Over $300,000 Raised During PokerStars-Sponsored Charity Poker Night

Over £195,000 ($305,000) in donations were raised during the fourth-annual Quintessentially Foundation Poker Night at London's Savoy Hotel last week.

Actor Adrian Paul Discusses His Famed Highlander Role, PEACE Fund Poker, and More

Adrian Paul is best known for his role on the Highlander series, but now he's using poker as a vehicle to raise money for his charity The PEACE Fund.

Don't Miss the Joe Hachem and Shane Warne Charity Poker Tournament On October 10

Don't miss the Joe Hachem and Shane Warne Charity Poker Tournament on Friday, October 10 at 5 p.m. local time in Melbourne, Australia.

Poker Player Forms Charitable Foundation After Death of 9-Year-Old Daughter

Peter Alson tells the story of a poker player who lost his nine-year-old daughter and how the community can help.

Poker and Charity: Use Your PokerStars Frequent Player Points for a Good Cause

"Whether it's a celebratory donation after a good session or a shot at getting some karmic 'run good' ahead of the Sunday Million, we know that the charities and the people that they help will really appreciate it."

Solaire Casino Resort to Host First-Ever WPT National Event in the Philippines

The Solaire Resort and Casino will host the first-ever World Poker Tour (WPT) National in the Philippines, a 12-day long poker festival build around a 13-event schedule.

2014 World Series of Poker Raises More Than $5 Million for Charity

The 2014 World Series of Poker was able to raise $5,273,047 in charitable contributions for the ONE DROP Foundation.

Chad Brown Memorial and Charity Poker Tournament Debuts July 13 in Las Vegas

The inaugural Chad Brown Memorial and Charity Poker Tournament takes place on July 13 in Las Vegas. We spoke to Vanessa Rousso about the special event.

Matt Stout's Charity Series of Poker Kicks Off July 6 in Las Vegas

Poker stars and celebrities will be on hand at Planet Hollywood for the debut event of the Charity Series of Poker (CSOP) on July 6.

Matt Stout Goes for World Series of Poker Gold While Giving Back

Matt Stout is chasing down his first World Series of Poker bracelet. He's also starting his own charity tournament series.

New Online Charity Marketplace Offers Real-Life Experiences with Poker Stars

How would you like start your day with a poker lesson from legendary Phil Hellmuth and then go clubbing with Antonio Esfandiari? Check out the new charity marketplace which offers both.

Tony G Gets Ready For the European Parliament: "Europe Needs To Be Tight-Aggressive"

"If we want to succeed we need to outsmart America and stop many of our socialist policies." Tony G tells PokerNews about his mission as a new member of the European parliament and announces a break from poker. "Unlike most politicians, I speak a...

PokerNews Exclusive: GPI Owner Alex Dreyfus Announces the American Poker Awards

The inaugural GPI American Poker Awards will be held in Los Angeles on February 27, 2015.

Vanessa Selbst Defeats Tennis Superstar Rafa Nadal in Special Heads-Up Match

PokerStars ambassador Rafa Nadal lost to Vanessa Selbst in a special heads-up poker charity game held at Casino de Monte Carlo.

One Step Charity Poker Championship Returns to Chicago in March

On Thursday, March 6, One Step Program will host the 2014 Charity Poker Championship benefitting Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. in Chicago.

Rafael Nadal Wins PokerStars EPT Charity Challenge in Live Tournament Debut

Rafael Nadal made his live tournament debut at the PokerStars European Poker Tour Prague and won the EPT Charity Challenge for €50,000 that he will donate to the charity of his choice.

Rafael Nadal and Other Poker-Playing Sports Stars Auction Off Footwear for Charity

Rafael Nadal, Gerard Pique and other poker-playing sports stars are auctioning off footwear for charity.

Rafael Nadal To Play First Live Poker Tournament at EPT Prague in December

World No. 1 tennis player and PokerStars ambassador Rafael Nadal will play his first live poker tournament on December 12 at the European Poker Tour Prague festival.

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