Hollywood and Poker Pros Attending Charity Poker Event to Support Child Rescue in Their Efforts to End Child Trafficking

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World class poker stars Annie Duke and Howard Lederer Host Child Rescue's Charity Poker Night. Sumner Redstone, Hollywood and Pro Athletes are getting ready to shuffle up and deal.

WITH ALL THE MEDIA ATTENTION RECENTLY ON CHILD TRAFFICKING WE ARE HONORED TO HAVE A VENUE WHERE PEOPLE CAN ACT AND HELP THESE KIDS WHILE GETTING EDUCATED ON THIS HORRIBLE PROBLEM - JESS LARSON , FOUNDER CHILD RESCUE

The Sweet Tooth Fairy presents Child Rescue’s Charity Poker Gala which will take place on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at The Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens, CA minutes from LAX. Play in one of the most prestigious poker rooms in Los Angeles with Hosts Annie Duke, Howard Lederer, Poker Hall of Famers Mike Sexton, Linda Johnson, Jan Fisher, Ali Nejard, Nolan Dalla, Alan Cunningham, Chad Brown, Yosh Nakano, Marsha Wagoner, Melissa Hayden, Lupe Soto, Gina Hecht, and Brian Herowitz.

Red Carpet will be at 7 pm with an 8 pm tournament start.

Confirmed Hollywood guests include; Host Sumner Redstone, Modern Family's Reid Ewing, Janice Dickinson, Andy Dick, Gabrielle Union, Lakers owner- Dr. Jerry Buss, Brad Garrett, Miguel Nunez Jr., James Preston from "The Gates" and "Blue Blood", Stephen Kramer Glickman of "Big Time Rush" , Adam Rose, Arnold Chon, and Dedee Pfeiffer.

The buy-in for the event is $200 + $40 Entry Fee. There will be a live and silent auction and live music for your enjoyment. If you cannot play in the event but want to attend the cost is only $75 per person. Pre-register at http://childrescue.org/events.html for a chance at the final tables with prizes like $10,000 ,a Bronze 1st place trophy from Parks Bronze, a trip for 2 to Costa Rica , a $5,000 entry into the Bicycle Casino's November main event, a flat screen TV and more.

Child trafficking is beginning to receive national media attention as seen on last week's Larry King Live. Child Rescue is a non-profit organization that exists to eliminate the child commercial sex industry in the United States and Canada. With help from sponsors like The Sweet Tooth Fairy, Child Rescue can help some of the estimated 200,000 children trafficked in North America today by funding law enforcement special task forces, changing legislation, and creating public awareness media. Please visit our website for more information at http://www.childrescue.org

If you can’t attend but would like to support Child Rescue you can make an online donation and / or purchase the Child Rescue App, available at the itunes Apple store for $4.99. The CHILD RESCUE app is an iPhone Personal Locator Beacon that sends the phones GPS position to programmed personal contacts in the event of an emergency. This is the safety app EVERY person should have on their iPhone. The CHILD RESCUE app is a potential lifeline that any person can use in threatening situations, accidents or other emergencies. Visit http://www.childrescue.org/app for more information and a link to purchase.

About the Bicycle Casino:

The Bicycle Casino, also known as the Bicycle Club, hosts one of country's largest poker rooms and is THE place to play in the Los Angeles area. We offer a large selection of poker games and Asian games, as well as a wide range of limits to suit everyone's needs. Our desire is to make every player, from the novice to the professional, feel like they have experienced the best in service and gaming action, every time they come to play.

We feature a myriad of games including: BlackJack, Texas Hold 'Em, Seven Card Stud, Omaha, Mexican Poker, Pan, Pai Gow Poker, Pai Gow Tiles, Pan-9, Three Card Poker and Baccarat.

The poker room is a pleasantly smoke-free environment and provides players with their choice of 175 tables within its 100,000+ square feet of spacious floor space. (For those that love to smoke and play, we have created an atrium-like room to smoke, drink and play in our Freedom Court). The poker room is surrounded by state-of-the-art HD digital televisions and guests are seated in comfortable chairs within a spacious and elegant atmosphere. Our newest addition, the Bicycle Casino Event Center allows tournament players to play their favorite events in comfortable elegance. Dine in either of our two restaurants, The Jade Dragon or the Bike Deli, or enjoy food and beverage service tableside while you play your favorite game!

For more information on the event please contact :

Lindsay Hadley
http://www.childrescue.org
Lindsay(at)childrescue(dot)org
801-529-3475

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