(PRWEB) August 10, 2005
U.S. Poker Series today announced that it has been selected by the L.A. County Fair to provide its TravelinÂ Texas HoldÂem poker tournament to benefit the Fairplex Education Foundation. The tournaments will be held on Thursdays, Sept. 15 and 22, during the L.A. County Fair, and are each limited to the first 300 registered players.
All registered players will receive free admission to the L.A. County Fair, a $10 cash voucher to play the horse races during the tournament day, a free buffet lunch, a signature sports bag, and two decks of cards with the Fairplex Park logo. All 30 finalists will receive an iPod Mini.
"WeÂre proud to be partnering with the L.A. County Fair and the Fairplex to raise proceeds for this great cause. Since February 2005, when we expanded operations into Los Angeles, we have been extremely busy hosting our tournament for corporate entertainment events. This tournament gives U.S. Poker Series an opportunity to give something back to the community, and raise awareness for a great cause," said Stephen Kelly, U.S. Poker Series Vice President of Events and Marketing.
The Fairplex Education Foundation offers educational opportunities to surrounding communities during the Fair and year-round.
The buy-in for this charity tournament will be $100, and will be accepted in the order which they are received. For more information or mail-in registration, call (909) 865-4090 or send to Fairplex Poker Tourney, PO Box 2250, Pomona, 91769. Make checks payable to the Fairplex Education Foundation. For a complete list of rules and regulations, and to register online, visit http://www.lacountyfair.com and click on the link in the Special Announcements section.
About U.S. Poker Series
U.S. Poker Series provides its Travelin' Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament for corporate conferences, meetings, and other corporate functions nationwide. Working closely with Meeting Planners, Corporate Event Planners, and Destination Management Companies, the company offers a real-life tournament experience in a casino-like environment. Founded in 2004, U.S. Poker Series, maintains its corporate office in Atlanta, GA, with operations in Philadelphia, PA and Los Angeles, CA.