Poker Playing Tournament to Benefit Homeless

PokerStars.com 'Poker For The Homeless' returns Sunday September 12, 2010 as part of the UK & Ireland Poker Tour Dublin with a €100 + €20 + €20 buy in event to close the festival in support of Irish homelessness.

To date, Poker For The Homeless has raised over €175,000 for Simon Dublin, Simon Galway, and the Capuchin Day Centre, Dublin.

Of this €30 goes to the fundraisers— €20 directly from each player who signs up to support the event and €10 from the registration fee of the tournament organizers – and will be disbursed to homeless charities in Dublin byPoker For The Homeless.

PokerStars has also kindly donated a seat at season seven European Poker Tour Londonworth £5,250 to the winner of the event where they will be playing for 50 percent for themselves and 50 percent for homeless charities.

The company will also be adding several celebrity bounties with €350 on their heads. Of this, €250 goes to charity and €100 to the player who knocks them out of the tournament.

The event has a starting stack of 5,000 in chips and blinds will be 30 minutes.

To date, Poker For The Homeless has raised over €175,000 for Simon Dublin, Simon Galway, and the Capuchin Day Centre, Dublin.

For more information on this tournament please visit Ukiptdublin.com.

(source: Cardplayer.com)