Poker Takes on New Meaning with the Grand Opening of the Second Annual Poker Tournament, in Benefit of the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children

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Attention Poker Players: Come join this Grand Tournament, help us raise funds for this noble cause and be a winner of a seat in the 2005 WSOP Main Event and a Chance to win $5,000,000

For the second year in a row, teams up with the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children to celebrate this memorable event. In 2004, over $90,000 was raised for the cause of these children. The 2005 Charity Poker season kicks off Saturday, Jan. 29th with the $10,000 southeastern shoot out at the North Atlanta Trade Center. Come join about 500 other players -some of which travel thousands of miles to attend-, and play at one of the best live No Limit Hold'em Tournaments around. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children and…

The second series of events starts Feb. 7th and culminates on March 29th. The Shriner’s Poker series consists of 56 satellite tournaments with the final winner awarded a seat in the 2005 WSOP main event and a chance to win $5,000,000. Visit or for further details.

“All of us at feel this is a great opportunity to give back to the children. 100% of the money raised at this charity event will go directly to the Shriners.” Says RJ Bergh, SportsCrew Poker Director, he continued to say: “Through our collective efforts with Gaming Club our 2005 goal is to raise $500,000 for the childrens’ hospitals.”

Join the cause, register to play and be a part of this tremendous event. Shriner’s Hospitals for Children could not be a more deserving, charitable cause. Help when it matters. For more information and to sign-up for the Shriner’s Charity events, please visit or

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