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Play In Global Poker Tournament To Benefit Hurricane Harvey and Irma Relief

Charity Tournament Runs Sunday, Sept. 17 at 16:30

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This Sunday, Sept. 17, players at Global Poker can show their support for those affected by both Hurricane Harvey and Irma by taking part in a charity tournament.

The event stems from a suggestion by regular forum contributor ‘splayaa’ and Global Poker immediately jumped on the idea. The 16:30 EST event features a buy-in of SC$5+SC$5 and all proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

To sweeten the pot, Global Poker has announced that they will be donating $25 for every player that registers for the tournament. That means each player’s contribution is actually multiplied by 5!

After seeing the major damage left by the two storms, Global Poker Founder and CEO Laurence Escalante is excited to see what the poker community can do to give back.

“The world watched with shock as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma wreaked havoc over large parts of America, particularly Florida and Texas,” said Escalante. “Reports estimate that the damage bill could be as high as $200 billion. Global Poker is proud to work with our players to contribute to the relief effort. I would personally like to show my support for all those who have gone above and beyond to help those in need during this time.”


Join the action in the fastest-growing poker room in the world with Global Poker.

If you have been around poker players in the United States lately then you have probably heard about Global Poker. The new kid on the block as far as online poker sites go has taken the poker world by storm. After launching recently, Global Poker has cemented itself in the top 10 sites worldwide for player volume and as the fastest growing site for US players.

It doesn’t matter what your stake or preference is, Global Poker has something for you. Using their virtual currency of $weeps Cash players can enjoy both full ring and shorthanded games from stakes of $0.02-$0.04 right up to $10-$20 in both Texas hold’em and Omaha.

You may be asking yourself “what is $weeps Cash and what is it about them that has made Global Poker the most popular new site among US poker players?” The good news is that it is actually a simple process which more and more players are using to play for real cash prizes.

You can jump onto the Global Poker website and purchase a virtual currency called Gold Coins using your PayPal account. You can then use these Gold Coins to enter into ring games, sit n go’s and tournaments. Gold Coins work much the same as play money chips on other poker sites, meaning that you can accumulate them and use them in different games but they can never be redeemed for real money.

As a way to promote the sale of Gold Coins, players are given bonus sweepstakes prizes by way of $weeps Cash with every Gold Coin purchase that they make. The $weeps Cash can be used to buy into the $weeps Cash tournaments and ring games however any of these that are accumulated or won can be cashed out through PayPal as real cash prizes.