Introducing the PPA Charity Poker Database

This PokerCares Blog will no longer be updated.

We have moved over to a database solution to better distribute information about poker charity events.

This new solution will allow the following:

1. People to easily find charity poker events by state and month.

2. People to easily find online charity poker events.

3. Ability for people to get updates on new events through RSS and their email

4. Ability for website owners to have these new events post automatically on their websites through a widget. (Myspace and Facebook pending).

We are currently taking submissions for charity poker events and schedules.

Click here to go to the PPA Poker Database.

(All those who submit information will be notified when the database becomes public)

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Event: Chamber antes up with Texas Hold-Em tournament (Holly, MI)

“The Holly Chamber of Commerce is holding a Texas Hold-Em poker tournament on Saturday at the VFW Hall, 201 Airport Drive.

The check in is 5 p.m. It costs $50 to buy in with a $1,000 first prize, if 80 players enter. The final table payout is eight places. The tournament also features beer, water, pop, pizza and door prizes.”

Fenton Press (09/02/07)

Event Recap: Prendeville Wins Big At Charity Poker Tourney (Jackson, CA)

“Andrew Prendeville walked away from the poker table at Jackson Rancheria Casino & Hotel with the big check.

Prendeville, who drives for RLR/Andersen Racing in the Indy Pro Series, out-dueled several drivers at the inaugural Speedway Children’s Charities Poker Tournament. Prendeville was presented with a $10,000 check from Jackson Rancheria, with it designated for qualified youth organizations in Sonoma County through Speedway Children’s Charities, the charitable arm of Infineon Raceway.

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Event Recap: NPL RAISE $10,000 and a further $20,000 in gifts for the Great Ormond Street Hospital (UK)

“It was definitely a case of ’Poker Cares’ at the NPL UK Open Charity Party held at the Loose Cannon Club on 16th August 2007. The party hosted by local celebrity Lisa loud, gave some of the NPL UK Open players and spectators a break from the poker ahead of the final table event the following day. A champagne and jazz band reception was followed by a silent auction which included fabulous prizes donated by fifteen generous sponsors including RBC Capital Markets, Destination Marrakech, Guidetti Fine Foods, AEG Live and celebrity fashion designer Pauline Burrows who were all in attendance. It was in fact Pauline’s celebrity designer shirt fitting that interested the poker players with Matt Dale, Sonny Osman and Mel Judah all bidding for the lot.

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Event: Know to hold ’em (Devol, OK)

“You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, know when to run … You can decide to hold ’em – or fold ’em – at the Texas Hold’em Tournament at 2 p.m. Sept. 2 at Comanche Red River Casino in Devol, Okla.

With its $65 buy-in, the poker tournament benefits the Association for Retarded Citizens. Sign up the day of the tournament or call the ARC at 692-2303.”

Time Record News (08/26/07)

Event: Texas Holdem Charity Tournament for the American Heart Walk (Research Triangle Park, NC)

Registration begins at 2:00 pm Registration ends at 2:45 pm
Tournament Begins at 3:00 pm

Location:  The Tavern in New Hope Common

Funds go to sponsor Brenda Mickley for the American Heart Walk on Oct 21st in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Brenda Mickley’s Fundraiser Tournament

Event: Texas Hold’em Tournament Benefitting The California State Firefighters Assn. (Los Angeles, CA)

Sun., Sept. 30, 2007 – 1:00 Pm | Hollywood Park Casino
Join Poker Superstars, Hollywood Celebrities And Professional Athletes At This Very Special Poker Event To Raise Funds For Our Firefighters Killed Or Injured In The Line Of Duty

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