For all you poker fans - we are thrilled to announce that we have completed our 2009 Celebrity Poker Tournaments and are already planning the 2010 Tour dates!
The 2009 Celebrity Poker Tournament kicked off in New York, with our first annual NYC Celebrity Poker Tournaments. Over 400 people attended our events at Studio Square and LevantEast, and a portion of the net proceeds from the evening benefited the 9-11 Police Aid Fund as well as the Mount Sinai Children's Hospital. The events were a huge success!
To view pictures from the 2009 NY Studio Square event Click Here.
SppSports' Studio Square Celebrity Poker Tournament
We then took the Celebrity Poker Tournament to Scottsdale on September 29, 2009. Net proceeds benefited the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix.
The Celebrity Poker Tournament then stopped at Maggiano's in Skokie (Chicago) on October 6, 2009. The net proceeds from this stop benefited the important Pediatric Cancer support provided by Bear Necessities, as well as the community organization - Good Sports, which enables kids to participate in sports no matter what their
economical situation is.
SppSports' Chicago Celebrity Poker Tournament
The Boston Celebrity Poker Tournament took place on October 21, 2009 at the Boston Hard Rock Cafe. Net proceeds from this Tournament benefited the local Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston.
SppSports' Boston Celebrity Poker Tournament
Local sports celebrities were on hand to host these events. We offered tasting and sampling stations, silent auctions, light buffets, trivia and Q&A sessions with our celebrity hosts!Stay tuned for complete updates and details here at www.sppsports.com.
The top 3 players in each market, at each event received exciting prizes ranging in value from $100-500 each! This were non-gaming events, and net proceeds benefited local children's charities.
You had to be 21 years of age or older to attend the Celebrity Poker events, with a valid ID, for admission on site.
These events were closed to the public, however a limited number of tickets were made available to the public prior to the event for purchase.
And a very special thanks to Armitron, the Official Watch Partner of the 2009 Celebrity Poker Tour!