Top Celebrities from Poker, Film, TV, and more for $1M for Coronavirus Hunger Relief at Americas Cardroom
( Americas Cardroom ) ─ This weekend marks a big deal in the poker world. Celebrities are coming together to support the millions of people facing challenges during the current Covid-19 crises. It is a crisis that’s gripping the world and many people need help.
On Saturday, April 11th at 2pm ET, the flop drops in the All-In for America Celebrity Poker Tournament. Americas Cardroom will be donating at least $1,000,000 to the effort. This is not a typo, but 100% of the prize pool will go to FeedingAmerica.org.
The poker tournament takes place on AmericasCardroom.eu. . It will be broadcast on Twitch at Twitch.tv/americascardroom. You can watch it live and in person and it should be a great time for all involved.
Big Name Celebrities to Hit the Felt for Americas Cardroom
The list of big names that are slated to play keeps getting longer and longer. There are already big-name celebrities in the fold. Her is a sampling; Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Aaron Paul, Tobey Maguire, Adam Sandler, Adam Levine, Bryan Cranston, John Krasinski, Sarah Silverman, Jason Mewes, Tom Brady, Doyle Brunson, and more.
The list is sure to keep growing as players are invited to buy in for $10,000. Every one of the buy-ins will be donated directly to the Feeding America domestic hunger-relief organization. You can visit them at FeedingAmerica.org. All the entry fees along with the extra $1,000,000 being donated by Americas Cardroom. This looks to be a big payday for the group and they can feed a lot of hungry people.
Poker players that are interested in joining the celebrities can do so by making a donation to FeedingAmerica.org. Once you have donated, then please send a copy of their charitable receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget to send along your contact info (or the contact info for their representative) and a desired time to be contacted.
A VIP representative from Americas Cardroom will then reach out to you. The representative will then send you instructions on how to get signed up and registered.
You can also make donations directly to Feeding America by clicking on the link provided on the Twitch stream.
While there is no cash incentive for the winner, the top 3 players will receive a trophy (and bragging rights of course). With the names in this field there should be A LOT of bragging.